Join us for Multicultural Week in Upper Hutt from Monday 25 to Saturday 30 September!
This event has been organised by the Upper Hutt Multicultural Council. To find out more about them visit their website: www.uhm.org.nz
Monday 25 Sept
2–3pm | Try Your Own Happi | Upper Hutt City Library
Get your photo taken in traditional Japanese festival wear.
5–6pm | Kirigami Workshop | Upper Hutt City Library
Traditional Japanese paper cutting.
Tuesday 26 Sept
10.30am–12.30pm | English Conversation Picnic | Ōrongomai Marae
Join a casual chat between local English-speakers and ESOL speakers.
Tea/coffee and light food provided
11.30am | Hāngi | Ōrongomai Marae
Enjoy a traditional Māori hangi.
$12 each, order by 22 Sept by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
1–2pm | Raranga Class | Ōrongomai Marae
Basic flaxweaving class.
Thursday 28 Sept
11am–2pm | Dumpling-Making Class | HAPAI
Learn to make dumplings from scratch (pastry, fillings, wrapping and cooking).
Koha, max 20 people, register by emailing email@example.com, vegetarian options provided
2.30–3.30pm | Chinese Tea Ceremony | Upper Hutt City Library
Traditional tea ceremony demonstration.
CANCELLED | Chinese Opera | Upper Hutt City Library
Ancient Chinese Opera performance.
Friday 29 Sept
11am–2pm | Middle-Eastern Sweets Class | HAPAI
Learn to make your own baklava and more!
Koha, max 20 people, register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
11am–12.30pm | Arabic Folk Tales for Children | Upper Hutt City Library
Share some storybooks from the Arabic world.
2–3pm | The Real Middle East: Stories From the Ground | Upper Hutt City Library
A talk about what the Middle-East really is, beyond the media.
4–5.30pm | Arabic Film-screening | Upper Hutt City Library
Enjoy one of the Middle-East’s most celebrated films.
Family friendly, Arabic with English subtitles
Saturday 30 Sept
12–4pm | Multicultural Festival | Expressions Hall
A variety of dance and musical performances from around the world.
Gold coin donation entry