Auckland Cultural Festival 2018 showcases Asian culture
Auckland War Memorial Museum in partnership with Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki presented the Cultural Festival 2018, a celebration of the vibrant art and culture of Auckland’s local Asian Communities, during the weekend of 25 – 26 August.
Over the festival weekend, visitors enjoyed over 70 free drop-in activities, demonstrations, and performances showcasing ancient traditions through to modern cultural innovations at both Auckland Museum and Auckland Art Gallery. These included musical performances, martial arts showcases, arts and crafts, tea ceremonies, traditional games and much more.
This year's 6th annual event, celebrating Chinese, Japanese and Korean cultures, partnered with community groups and organizations from Auckland's large and diverse Asian communities.