Sweets: Tastes and traditions from many cultures is a delicious exhibition and festival that are part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival and Cultural Diversity Week in March 2012.
Members of the Indian, Italian, Japanese, Mauritian and Turkish communities have come together with the Immigration Museum to jointly explore the historical and cultural significance of sweets. This unique project has seen these communities sharing sweet stories, traditions and recipes, not to mention fantastic creations from their kitchens!
Sweets Festival: Sunday 18 March 2012, 11am – 4 pm
The festival showcases cultural activities from the participating communities: food stalls and tastings, cooking demonstrations and workshops; food rituals and related performances; music; dance; films and displays.
Sweets Exhibition: 15 March 2012 – 7 April 2013
The exhibition displays images and objects, short films, recipes and popular expressions relating to sweets from the 5 participating communities.
Click HERE to go to Sweets website.
Click HERE to see Sweets flyer.
Click HERE to read Sweets media release.