Culinary Carnivale presents outstanding entertainment

Published Friday, 29th September 2017

Latin dancers

A pulsating line-up of entertainment has been confirmed for Culinary Carnivale – Fairfield’s renowned Spanish and Latin American Food Festival.

Mayor of Fairfield City Frank Carbone said Culinary Carnivale, now in its seventh year, was set to be bigger than ever with a wide range of entertainment to match the culinary fare.

“Culinary Carnivale is a signature event in Fairfield, attracting visitors from far and wide to enjoy the food and be enthralled by the colourful family friendly entertainment,” Mayor Carbone said. “The line-up of entertainment is our best yet and has a mix of everything from traditional and contemporary that is sure to interest all ages and members of the family.” 

Australia’s iconic female Indigenous performer Christine Anu will headline Culinary Carnivale. 

Anu said she was excited to be performing at Culinary Carnivale. 

“I am looking forward to watching the Latino singers and dancers,” Anu said. “I have heard so much about this event. Culinary Carnivale unites culture with food and music. It’s going to be great and I can’t wait.”

A wide range of entertainment will be packed into the afternoon. 

The crowd will enjoy el ritmo latino (the Latin rhythm) with the Uruguayan drumming and dancing of Comparsa Urumbe and the breathtaking dancing of the Latin Stars Samba Troops.

Event visitors can also immerse themselves in the traditional with Sonido De Los Andes (Sound of the Andes) and the ever popular Victor Valdes Y Su Mariachi for a real Mexican party. Dancers Tierra Colombiana (Columbian Land) and musicians Los Pibes (The Guys) will captivate with a mix of folk and contemporary.

Quetzal Guerrero will mesmerise with his eclectic fusion of Mexican and Brazilian rhythms and sounds influenced by folk, soul, reggae and rock! And Dauntless Movement Crew will captivate with their action performance of breakdancing, hip-hop and parkour.

Free amusement rides are also available throughout the day in Ware Street.

Entertainment and entry to Culinary Carnivale is free. Save the date and come to Spencer and Ware streets, Fairfield and enjoy La Vida Buena (the good life) on 21 October from 11am to 4pm.