Since 1945 more than six million people from across the world came to Australia to live, one of those reasons is that Australia is multicultural, from its diverse food, festivals and faith to their rich and timeless traditions. In Australia, 226 languages were spoken - after English, the most popular language used are Italian, Greek, Cantonese and Arabic. Their rich cultural diversity is reflected in their food, which embraces most of the world’s cuisines and artfully fuses quite a few of them. You will find European flavors the tantalizing spices in Asia, Africa and Middle East and bush tucker from the backyard on offer everywhere from street stalls to five star restaurants. Some prefer Thai takeaways, dining out on perfect Italian pasta, or feast on dumplings in Chinatown.
Besides, Australia has the melting pot of cultures in the many colourful festivals such as the samba and capoeira at Bondi’s Brazilian South American festival. There will also be people dancing behind the dragon parade during Chinese New Year or a street transformed into a lively plaza during annual Italian celebrations. On New Year’s Eve, beaches will be crowded, with people watching revelers dance in the sand and fireworks while socializing. Many of these beaches in Australia host citizenship ceremonies on Australia Day (January 26th) and on Christmas Day (December 25th) up to 40,000 international visitors and converge on these beaches wearing Santa hats and swimming costumes to celebrate this day.
As a nation, Australia embraces a rainbow of religions belief. Therefore, Catholic and Anglican churches, Hindu, Sikh and Buddhist temples, mosques and synagogues can be found in Australia.
Culture cravings from theatre to literature, Australians have quite a love affair with the arts. They flock to music, theatre and dance performances and art exhibitions offered everyday of the week. Traditional Aboriginal dance performance can be viewed by the Bangarra Dance Theatre and the...