Organisers of the Multicultural Eid Festival & Fair
Multicultural Eid Festival & Fair 2013
The First, Largest & Longest Running Multicultural Eid Festival in Australia celebrates 29 years of Festivities.
The 29th annual Multicultural Eid Festival & Fair (MEFF) welcomed tens of thousands of participants at Fairfield Showground on Sunday 18 August 2013 in Sydney. The Fairfield Showground was turned into a multicultural marketplace with over 150 market and food stalls offering traditional, exotic and delicious food from all over the world. MEFF offered the public with ultimate entertainment with cultural performances and thrilling rides for all ages including pony and
camel rides, an animal farm ending with amazing fire breathers and fireworks.
“MEFF 2013 had the highest recorded number of festival attendees and the event was a huge success!”–
Mrs Mehar Ahmad, President of the Australian MEFF Consortium.
MEFF 2013 was honoured to host the Hon Chris Hayes MP, Member for Fowler, the Hon Guy Zangar MP, Labour Member for Fairfield, Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Communities as well as a number of important leaders of the Australian Multicultural community at the VIP reception. Amina Elshafei, Masterchef 2012 and most loved contestant did excellent cooking demonstrations throughout the day in the Taste Mobile Kitchen.
Masterchef 2012 Top 12 Contestant, Amina Elshafei successfully conducted cooking demonstrations through out the day. Cooking dishes such as Shakshouka, Couscous stuffed quails served with pomegranate and walnut salad, Crispy skinned duck and black lentil salad with verjuice dressing and BEEF, BEETROOT AND CHEVRE SALAD WITH RUBY GRAPEFRUIT DRESSING. They were delicious!
Australia’s Biggest Afternoon Tea was a great success in raising funds for the Cancer Council of Australia. As a first time initiative, this was a great achievement and the initiative was well received by the Australian Multicultural community. ABC 702 AM Sydney (Media Partner) did a live broadcast with Simon Marnie in connecting with the mainstream public, a huge success.
The Australian MEFF consortium is anon-profit community based organization that brings cross-cultural and interfaith dialogue through an engaging festival. It provides a platform for celebration of Australian Multiculturalism catering to tens of thousands of Australians for 29 years.
Authorised by: Mrs Mehar Jahan Ahmad President, Australian MEFF Consortium PO Box
111, Bonnyrigg NSW 2177 Ph: 02 9823 2063
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Web: www.meff.com.au