Carnival of colour

Thomas Di Palma, Nishtha Goel and Sharon Cristallini. (Joe Mastroianni). 231356_01

Laura Michell

Epping’s Meadowglen International Athletics Stadium will be a sea of colour this weekend when it hosts the Whittlesea Colour Carnival.

The annual event is organised by Nishtha Goel to mark the Hindu festival of Holi, which is also known as the festival of colours.

Ms Goel said the event was one of the biggest multicultural colour events in Melbourne and is supported by the Victorian Multicultural Commission.

She said the event is a celebration of Whittlesea’s cultural diversity.

The event will feature a colour run, colour toss, food trucks and stalls, carnival rides, lives DJs and dance workshops.

Due to COVID restrictions, registrations are essential.

Entry costs $4 and include a colour packet

The Whittlesea Colour Carnival is on Sunday,. March 28 from noon-6pm.