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Applications open for the 2018 Auckland International Cultural Festival

Published: 21 November 2017

On Sunday 8 April 2018 the Auckland International Cultural Festival will return for its 19th year, bringing the sights, smells, tastes and sounds from around the world to Mt Roskill War Memorial Park.

The festival celebrates Auckland’s distinctive cultural diversity and is famed for taking festival goers around the world in one day with a huge array range of food, cultural activities, entertainment and stalls on offer from across the globe. These will also include interactive kids and sports zones with plenty of have-a-go activities.

Expressions of interest are now open for the 2018 Auckland International Cultural Festival. All performances, costumes, arts and crafts to workshops and food stalls are invited to apply to be part of this popular festival.

To apply, just complete one of the application forms below, including any photos, YouTube and Facebook links.

Expressions of interest for performers/community/cultural groups close at 5pm Sunday 4 February 2018.

Expressions of interest for stall applications close at 5pm Sunday 7 January 2018.

Festival director Cara Cantwell encourages all cultural groups and stalls with something to contribute to apply. “Auckland is such a unique convergence of cultures and communities, it’s wonderful to come together and celebrate all the different aspects that make the city what it is," she says. 

“In 2017 over 50 nationalities and countries participated at the festival – it’s an event that can’t be missed!”