Monday, August 10, 2009

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009


Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival

Date: 9th of August, 2009 (Sunday)
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Venue: Queens Park, Toowoomba (Corner of Lindsay & Campbell Streets)

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Caledonian Pipe Band, one of the 23 main stage performances.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

The park was really crowded, most family brought their babies and doggies along to the most happening event in the Garden City, Toowoomba.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Petanque, which is also known as French Bowls.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

I've bought myself a very colorful and glittering windmill pick.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Mild chilli chocolate for sale.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

The grandma from Thai is very skillful in fruit carving.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Watermelon carving, a red rose it is!

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Check out that cute little boy with really white teeth...

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

The well-known "Women in Harmony" we once met during the Toowoomba 59th Carnival of Flowers.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

The same group of belly dancers who perform on the annual USQ Harmony Day.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

One of the stores that selling handcrafts and many others.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Very attractive windmill picks at $5 each.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Face paintings, these kids really love it!

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Hachimaki, a stylized Japanese headband.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Japanese Calligraphy, it's exactly the same as the Chinese Calligraphy.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Me with the Japanese girls.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

These are the kites and puppets made by Cindy and Sunny.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

The lady who gave me an Indian Henna Decoration on my left hand.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Nice? It's gonna last for only one week.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Something which caught my eyes.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

This lady was showing the kids how to make a simple and colorful Japanese origami.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

You can even wear it on your wrist!

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Congkak, a mancala game played in the island of Borneo, Singapore, and Peninsular Malaysia.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

A Japanese toy called Kendama.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Two Japanese girls in their traditional garments.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Uchikake, the Japanese bridal kimono or wedding kimono.

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival 2009

Japanese paper umbrella with Sakura (cherry blossom) and butterflies.

2 comments:

  1. Wah, australia very happening! Always have these awesome events for you to attend.

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  2. Stanley:
    Yep! They have so many festivals/carnivals going on throughout the year xD

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