2015 Chinese New Year

Is the festival that begins on the second new moon after the winter solstice. This year it falls on Thursday 19 February. Every year has one of twelve animals assigned to it. This year, is the year of the goat.


29 November 

Korean Day

Korean Day is being celebrated at Cathedral Square between 10.00am-3.00pm. There will be a variety of cultural activities, performances and food. For more information visit the Korean Society website: http://korean.org.nz/KoreanDay or read the Press Release.

25 October  

Diwali - Indian Festival of Lights  

Diwali is being celebrated on 25 October at the Horncastle Arena, 55 Jack Hinton Drive, Addington from 3.00-9.15pm. Tickets are $5. For more information visit www.diwalifestival.co.nz

23 September
A city makes music: Celebrating our musical diversity
A multicultural extravaganza featuring the diversity of Christchurch music groups from around the world.

 Tuesday 23 September at Horncastle (formally CBS) Arena, 7.3-pm, Gold coin donation

The 2014 Pacific Language Week programme is;
Samoa Language Week: 25-31 May

Cook Islands Language Week: 4-10 August

Tonga Language Week: 1-7 September

Tuvalu Language Week: 29 September – 5 October

Fiji Language Week: 6-12 October

Niue Language Week: 13-19 October

Tokelau Language Week: 16 October – 1 November

22-23 February
Chinese New Year Lantern Festival

For information about the Lantern festival click HERE


26 October  
Diwali - Indian Festival of Lights  

For information about the Diwali Festival visit www.diwalifestival.co.nz