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Gala Performance: Multicultural Festival 2023

Join us with your friends and whānau to celebrate the Chinese New Year and Wellington’s vibrant cultural diversity in this annual festival of music and dance.

  • When | Āhea Sat 21 Jan 2023, 11.00am–1.00pm
  • Where | Ki hea
    Rongomaraeroa | Te Marae, Level 4
  • Cost | Te utu Free event

Enjoy a wide range of performances from members of Wellington’s multicultural communities. With over 12 performing groups from diverse ethnicity, the festival celebrates a large variety of cultures from around the world.

Free entry and family-friendly – all welcome!

Please note that there is limited seating space in Rongomaraeroa, our marae, and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

This event has been organized in partnership with the Multicultural Council of Wellington, China Cultural Centre in Wellington, and supported by Wellington City Council.

Two women dressed in the same outfit are performing for an audience that is out of shot


Dancers at Multicultural Festival Wellington 2021. Photo by Brian Sheppard, courtesy of the Multicultural Council of Wellington