Get ready for an unforgettable experience at the upcoming Woolgoolga Curryfest 2023!
This eagerly awaited event is set to take place on September 23 on the beautiful beachfront of Woolgoolga.
Curryfest celebrates the unique Punjabi heritage of Woolgoolga, immediately obvious from the Sikh temple on the hill as you enter town. Curryfest Woolgoolga is back for 2023 and is anticipated to be one of the greatest in the event’s 18-year history, once again transforming the Beach Reserve and streets of Woolgoolga into a sea of colour, music and aroma in a spectacular celebration of Food, Culture and Dance.
With over 100 stalls lining the Woolgoolga Beach Reserve and Beach Street, serving up delicious multicultural cuisines, family entertainment and an array of food and cultural delights, Curryfest has something for everyone.
What sets Curryfest apart is it’s ability to transport senses on a journey of culinary delights from around the world. Prepare to embark on a tantilising adventure as you explore an array of delectable curries and other mouth watering culinary creations. From the rich and aromatic flavour to the fiery and bold, the festival promises an exploration of flavour that will leave your tastebuds dancing with delight.
But the festival is not just a feast for the palate – it’s a feast for the soul as well. The stage comes alive with world class entertainment that includes captivating dance performances. These performances are more than just shows: they are immersive experiences that whisk you away to far-off lands and cultures, allowing you to connect with the beats, rhythms and stories that define them.
Once again this year, Curryfest will feature a high energy Bhangra dance competition that’s bound to raise the excitement levels even higher. The festival will see teams from both sides of the State rivalry, with Brisbane and Newcastle putting their best foot forward in a friendly yet fierce dance-off. The Queensland vs New South Wales showdown promises to add an extra layer of thrill and rivalry to the event, making it a highlight that will have everyone talking.
Drawing over 15,000 attendees annually, Curryfest has established itself as a highlight on the region’s event calendar. It’s a chance for families, friends and individuals from near and far to come together in the spirit of celebration. Whether your’e a seasoned festival goer or a first-timer, the warm and welcoming atmosphere will make you feel right at home.
If you’re considering attending, now’s the time to secure your spot. Booking your ticket early ensures that you won’t miss out on this fabulous day out. It’s a chance to experience the magic that happens when food, culture and dance converge in a single event, creating memories that last a lifetime.
There’s also an opportunity to keep that cultural buzz happening at the Bollywood movie night to be held at the Woopi Brewery on Sunday September 24.
This year’s special guest is acclaimed culinary sensation and winner of Masterchef 2021 Justin Narayan. With his innovative cooking skills, Justin is sure to bring a unique and tantalising flair to the culinary aspect of the festival. The festival will feature two captivating cooking demonstrations by the celbrity chef, offering attendees and exclusive opportunity to witness his culinary expertise up close. Justin Narayan’s journey is a testament to his unwavering passion for creating delectable dishes, fostering community connections and inspiring individuals. Hailing from a Fiji-Indian heritage, Justin’s culinary artistry beautifully reflects the harmonious blend of his background with his exceptional versatilkity in the kitchen. This fusion has allowed him to master the vibrant and complex flavours of Indian cuisine, creating dishes that tantalise the taste buds.The highlight of the festival will be Justin’s live cooking demonstrations at the Moonee Beach Hotel Curryfest Cooking Zone which will be set up on the beach reserve. Attendees will have the chance to experience a Master Chef in action as Justin showcases his culinary prowess. His ability to effortlessly combine traditional techniques with modern twists is sure to leave a lasting impression on the audience.
Date: Saturday 23 September
Time: 9am – 5pm
Woolgoolga Beach Reserve
Article from Woopi News