Explore Arab culture at spectacular family-friendly festival

  • McGowan Government proud to support major community event
  • Festival will attract thousands from across the community

Do you want to sip Arabic coffee, relaxing after a day spent searching for treasures in a bustling souk? Perhaps you would like to ride a camel as the sun sets over the Swan River?

It’s all possible if you visit the LiveLighter Arab Festival which kicks off in Perth on the weekend – Saturday 25 February in the spectacular Burswood Park.

Hosted by the Australian Arab Association, this family friendly festival will feature performances, market stalls, food and cultural exhibitions showcasing the rich and vibrant cultures of Arab communities in Western Australia and the Arabic speaking world. 

Supported by the McGowan Government via funding through the Office of Multicultural Interests and Healthway, the LiveLighter Arab Festival provides an opportunity for everyone to experience and learn more about the many Arab communities of WA.

For more information visit https://www.omi.wa.gov.au

As stated by Citizenship and Multicultural Interests Minister Dr Tony Buti:

“Arab culture is as diverse as it is spectacular. The exciting Australian Arab Festival will be a great day out for the whole family with something for everyone to enjoy.

“The Australian Arab Festival is becoming one of Western Australia’s major cultural highlights, joining our exciting list of annual community celebrations.

“Large cultural festivals like this provide a great opportunity to show the contribution our culturally and linguistically diverse communities make to the State.”

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