Hume’s cultural roots to shine at Broadmeadows Street Festival

Kerala Hindu Society is among the local groups set to perform at the Broadmeadows Street Festival on April 9. Pictured are (front) Diviya Kumar, (back) Lekshmi, Ragesh and Shyama. Picture: Shawn Smits.

All the colours of Hume’s cultural roots will be centre stage at Sunday’s Broadmeadows Street Festival.

Groups will perform traditional songs and dances, there will be cooking demonstrations and theatre workshops, food trucks and fireworks.

Mayor Drew Jessop said the festival was a great way for locals to share their cultures with others in their communities.

“Hume is home to some fabulous entertainers … the festival will showcase everything from Vietnamese lantern-making through to Indian dance performances and cultural cooking demonstrations,” he said.

“It will be a colourful event presenting the very best of Broadmeadows, and entertainment from all corners of the world.

“We hope the entire community will come out and enjoy this wonderful day of delicious food and free entertainment.

The festival will be held along Tanderrum Way between 1-7pm.