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International Cultures Day

International Cultures Day has now been cancelled due to bad weather. 

Immerse yourself in Hastings’ diverse cultures at International Cultures Day, Cornwall Park on Saturday 3 March.

More than a dozen cultural groups will entertain the crowd including Indian Bollywood performers, Irish dancers, Sri Lankan performers, the Wellington Dragon Dance Group and much more.

Make sure you bring some spare change for the huge range of succulient cultures foods available on the day including Chinese, Dutch, Sri Lankan and Indian foods.


11am Welcome and flag ceremony
11.15 Mana Whenua
11.30 Hawke’s Bay Aitutakaenua
11.45 EIT ELTO group
12 noon Year of the Dragon – Dragon Dance
12.15 Te Aute College
12.30 Philippine Community
12.45 Bollywood and Punjabi Bhagra
1.00 Irish Dancers
1.15 Lion Dance- performed by WCSCC group
1.30 Fetuao Youth Group – Wesley Methodist Church, Hastings
1.45 Sri Lanka
2.00 Morris Dancers
2.15 Chinese children’s singing group
2.30 Lion Dance – performed by WCSCC group
2.45 Mana Whenua

When: Sat 3 Mar, 11:00 am
Where: Pin Cornwall Park, Tomoana Rd, Hastings
Restrictions: All ages
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Entry is free.

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