What’s On In Brisbane This Weekend

Brisbane Science Festival 2019 | Friday 16 – Sunday 18 August

Join over three fun-filled days for spectacular science shows, STEM career talks, robotics, drones, virtual reality, native animals, rocket science and more.

More information here

YAMATO – The Drummers of Japan | Saturday 17 August

YAMATO, a group of dozens of musicians, start their performance by hitting a Japanese taiko drum made from a 400 year-old tree, moving their whole bodies to strike the drum with everything in their souls, creating a powerful surge of energy. Their performance, featuring 16 incredible percussionists, has received rave reviews and is an experience not to be missed!

More information here

Jan Powers Farmers Markets | Saturday 17 August

This busy Brisbane Farmers Market is a great place to spend a Saturday morning, browsing through the fresh produce and eating the delicious food produce lined along the bustling walkway selling a range of fresh products.

You will be amazed by the low prices of the fruits and vegetables, and if its good food you are after then look no further!

For more information visit Jan Powers Farmers Markets.

Revive – Second-hand Fashion Festival | Saturday 17 August

Whether you’re into vintage fashion, environmental sustainability or simply love a good bargain, the one-day event at the Cultural Forecourt of South Bank Parklands promises more second-hand retailers and runway shows, live entertainment and more.

More information here

India Day Fair| Saturday 17 August

India Day Fair is a celebration of the Indian culture showcasing its art, food, music and Bollywood and classical dances. The Show Stopper is coming all the way from India and the evening ends with the grand finale fireworks.

For more information visit GOPIO Queensland.

Japanese Cultural Day| Sunday 18 August

Japanese Cultural Day celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Japanese Garden being opened at the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. The event will feature traditional activities including Mochitsuki rice cake making, tea ceremonies, calligraphy workshops, Ikebana flower arranging and woodblock printing. There will also be live Japanese tradition music and Taiko drum performances throughout the day, as well as workshops including origami, Kamishibai storytelling and craft for kids, miso soup and sushi roll cooking classes and make your own kokedama plant ball. You can event learn how to wear a kimino (BYO kimino).

More information here

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