Everyone is invited to see, hear and taste a variety of experiences through ceremonies and rituals, cultural displays and exhibits, vegetarian food and multicultural entertainment.

The quay will be buzzing with activities during the two day event, to spread the message of respect , tolerance, consensus and openness.

The event aims to promote harmonious co-existence among people, and provide visitors an insight into Buddhist teachings and philosophy as a way of life to bring about peace and happiness.

A new activity has been added this year to introduce the practice of Tea Meditation and provide an opportunity to learn to live in the present moment and experience the joy in life through the aroma, taste and appreciation of the delicate tea.

It is a smoke-free and alcohol-free event which provides the community and people of all ages an opportunity to see, hear and taste a variety of experiences through ceremonies and rituals, cultural displays and exhibits, vegetarian food and multicultural entertainment.

* Bathing of the Buddha * Buddha’s Birthday Education Project * Baby Blessing and Baby Shower Ceremony * Tai Chi, Meditation and Tea Meditation * Multi-faith Blessing Ceremony * Tea and Incense Appreciation * Life Story of Sakyamuni Buddha * Chinese Calligraphy * Alms Round Procession * Children’s DIY Art and Craft * ‘Be Kind Be Vego’ Display * Chinese Lion and Dragon Dance * Multicultural Performances * Fireworks Display * Multicultural Vegetarian Food Fair

Visit Buddha's Birthday and Multicultural Festival website for a full program. 

This event is supported by MRA, Office of Multicultural Interests, City of Perth and City of Bayswater.

When

This event has already happened. Visit our See & Do page to see what other events are coming up.

More info

This event is organised by Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple WA, Buddha's Light International Association of WA, Nan Tien Institute Wollongong NSW

Price

  • Free entry

Where

Elizabeth Quay

Geoffrey Bolton Avenue, Perth

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