Culture Galore Festival

Culture Galore is an outdoor multicultural festival held at Ray Blank Park, in Ilam. In 2017 this event will be held on Saturday 11 March, at Ray Blank Park from 12 - 4pm.

This page gives a brief history of the event and links to information about the festival.

Culture Galore

About the festival

Culture Galore celebrates our city’s diversity with food, art, crafts and music and dance performances from more than 80 cultures who call Christchurch home. The event takes place in the lead-up to Race Relations Day on 21 March.

Culture Galore is organised by Christchurch City Council Recreation Unit staff, and is funded by the Fendalton/Waimairi and Riccarton/Wigram Community Boards.

Performances and activities

Culture Galore includes cultural performances and demonstrations, ethnic food stalls, arts and crafts for sale and fun activities for the whole family.

Images of Culture Galore

View images of Culture Galore on the library’s Flickr photostream.

Online resources for new settlers

Related information

Profile of Ray Blank from our heritage section.