Thousand poured into Civic at the weekend in the glorious sunny summer weather to savour the tastes, sounds, and sights of Canberra’s many communities when they came together for the 2018 National Multicultural Festival.
Food is central to the annual celebration of cultural diversity in the capital, and an amazing array of cuisine was on offer, filling the streets with an irresistible fusion of aromas.
Hundreds of stalls sold everything from Spanish paella and South African sausage to Thai noodles and Dutch pancakes.
Celebrity TV chef Poh Ling Yeow shared her love of cooking with festival goers, creating dishes close to her heart and Malaysian heritage.
As well the sound of sizzling food, the festival was treated to music and dance from around the world, with performers resplendent in colourful national costumes.
More than 200 volunteers ensured the festival flowed smoothly.
Local photographer Jack Mohr was on site to capture all the action.