1 - 2 DECEMBER

SYDNEY
WORLD RICE
FESTIVAL

DOWNLOAD PROGRAM

A FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT AT THE SHOWRING ENTERTAINMENT
QUARTER

2018

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1 - 2 DECEMBER 2018

SYDNEY
WORLD RICE
FESTIVAL

World Rice Festival invites you to travel the wonders of the world through taste! From the East to West, you’re about to experience the magic of culture.

Through an impressive palette of rice inspired cuisine, desserts and delicious drinks, you’ll celebrate multiculturalism where it matters most - on the menu!

Learn about the most universally popular cooking ingredient, watch authentic cooking demonstrations and dance the night away to exciting live music performances!

Head off on a worldwide adventure in just one weekend at the Showring, Entertainment Quarter, Sydney on the 1st - 2nd December 2018.

A CULINARY WORLD TOUR

FREE

2018

From paella to pad thai, rice is at the heart of a wide range of cuisines from around the world.

Celebrate this humble grain at the first-ever Melbourne World Rice Festival held on the banks of Birrarung Marr.

Discover the ins-and-outs of rice planning and harvesting from around the world, check out cooking demonstrations and explore how rice is a part of many fascinating rituals from different cultures across the globe.


Of course, there will be drinks and food aplenty! Sample rice-y goodness in all its forms: rice puddings, rice cakes, rice wine and much more, all guaranteed to tantalise the taste buds.


This festival is a wonderful way to not only revel in all things rice, but also to celebrate our city’s rich multicultural character.

The City of Melbourne is proud to support this unique event and we hope you enjoy the weekend

SALLY CAPP

LORD MAYOR

A MESSAGE FROM THE LORD MAYOR...

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SYDNEY
WORLD RICE
FESTIVAL

PROGRAM COMING SOON

A FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT AT THE SHOWRING ENTERTAINMENT
QUARTER

2018

2018 © World Rice Festival
All rights reserved

1 - 2 DECEMBER

SYDNEY
WORLD RICE
FESTIVAL

2018

DOWNLOAD PROGRAM

A FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT AT THE SHOWRING ENTERTAINMENT
QUARTER

World Rice Festival invites you to travel the wonders of the world through taste! From the East to West, you’re about to be experience the magic of culture.

Through a delicious palette of rice inspired cuisine, desserts and delicious drinks, you’ll celebrate multiculturalism where it matters most - on the menu!


Learn about the most universally popular cooking ingredient, watch authentic cooking demonstrations and dance the night away to exciting live music performances!

Head off on a worldwide adventure in just one weekend at the Showring Entertainment Quarter, Sydney on the 1st - 2nd December 2018

THE FOUR
FESTIVAL ELEMENTS

TASTE THE WORLD

FOOD

CULTURE

AN AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE

 A unique stop for the true culture lover, immerse yourself in live music and dance performances authentic to the countries where your food originates. 

Look forward to Taiko Drumming, Thai Harvesting Dance, Indonesian angklung performance, and many more!

TOURISM

VISIT THE WONDERFUL INDONESIA X JETSTAR X HELLOWORLD TRAVEL MARQUEE

Planning your next vacay to Bali? 

Why not head to Wonderful Indonesia x Jetstar x Helloworld booth at the World Rice Festival?  

Get more information on the other side of Bali and beyond.

TRADE

THINK RICE, THINK THAI

Do you think rice has only one colour or one variant? Think again! 

As part of their marketing push, Thai Trade will participate at the event to promote Thai rice and other produce made of rice.

 Cooking oil made of rice grains? Yup, you heard that right.

From paella to pad thai, rice is at the heart of a wide range of cuisines from around the world.

Celebrate this humble grain at the first-ever Melbourne World Rice Festival held on the banks of Birrarung Marr.

Discover the ins-and-outs of rice planning and harvesting from around the world, check out cooking demonstrations and explore how rice is a part of many fascinating rituals from different cultures across the globe.


Of course, there will be drinks and food aplenty! Sample rice-y goodness in all its forms: rice puddings, rice cakes, rice wine and much more, all guaranteed to tantalise the taste buds.


This festival is a wonderful way to not only revel in all things rice, but also to celebrate our city’s rich multicultural character.


The City of Melbourne is proud to support this unique event and we hope you enjoy the weekend 

SALLY CAPP

LORD MAYOR

A MESSAGE FROM THE LORD MAYOR...

1 - 2 DECEMBER

SYDNEY
WORLD RICE
FESTIVAL

2018

DOWNLOAD PROGRAM

A FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT AT THE SHOWRING ENTERTAINMENT
QUARTER

PROGRAM COMING SOON

2018 © World Rice Festival
All rights reserved

THE FOUR FESTIVAL ELEMENTS

TASTE THE WORLD

FOOD

We are showcasing rice dishes from around the world, so you’ll need to visit us on an empty stomach! Eat your way from one delicious stall to another or watch an authentic cooking demonstration. 

There's plenty of choices for everyone, from Malaysian Satay to Sri Lankan Hoppers, from Indonesian Beef Balls to  Japanese Grilled Onigiri. Try Ume's new Don Taco Rice or Hoda Kobeissi's rice pudding creme brulee and other interesting rice dishes. 

 Don't forget to watch Sake and Sushi cooking demonstrations by 2nd Generation Sushi Master, Chef Tomoyuki Matsuya of Hana Ju-Rin and Chef Takumi Kawano of Shiki, and get excited for many other cooking demonstrations!

 A unique stop for the true culture lover, immerse yourself in live music and dance performances authentic to the countries where your food originates. 

Look forward to Taiko Drumming, Thai Harvesting Dance, Indonesian angklung performance, and many more!

CULTURE

AN AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE

TOURISM

VISIT THE WONDERFUL INDONESIA X JETSTAR X HELLOWORLD TRAVEL MARQUEE 

Planning your next vacay to Bali? 

Why not head to Wonderful Indonesia x Jetstar x Helloworld booth at the World Rice Festival?  

Get more information on the other side of Bali and beyond. 

TRADE

THINK RICE, THINK THAI

Do you think rice has only one colour or one variant? Think again! 

As part of their marketing push, Thai Trade will participate at the event to promote Thai rice and other produce made of rice.

 Cooking oil made of rice grains? Yup, you heard that right.




Visit us via public transport to reduce your carbon footprint and save the world, one step at a time.

We love being kind to the environment just as much as we love being kind to your appetite!

We are at the Showring at the Entertainment Quarter, near Moore Park. For detailed information on bus routes to the EQ please visit http://www.eqmoorepark.com.au/getting-to-the-eq/.

GETTING THERE

FEATURING MASTERCHEF 2018 FAVE Hoda Kobeissi  

Hoda Kobeissi will be showing off her dessert skills at #WorldRiceFestSyd on the 1st and 2nd of December. Don't miss her cooking demonstration to pick up some Middle Eastern dessert tips! 

This is also your chance to sample her new range of desserts including her favourite - Spiced Rice Pudding brûlée. Creamy rice pudding with a crunchy brûlée top - yum!


We are showcasing rice dishes from around the world, so you’ll need to visit us on an empty stomach! Eat your way from one delicious stall to another or watch an authentic cooking demonstration. 

There's plenty of choices for everyone, from Malaysian Satay to Sri Lankan Hoppers, from Indonesian Beef Ball to  Japanese Grilled Onigiri. Try Ume's new Don Taco Rice or Hoda Kobeissi's rice pudding creme brulee and other interesting rice dishes. 

 Don't forget to watch Sake and Sushi cooking demonstrations by 2nd Generation Sushi Master, Chef Tomoyuki Matsuya of Hana Ju-Rin and Chef Takumi Kawano of Shiki, and get excited for many other cooking demonstrations!

Hoda Kobeissi will be showing off her dessert skills at #WorldRiceFestSyd on the 1st and 2nd of December. Don't miss her cooking demonstration to pick up some Middle Eastern dessert tips! 

This is also your chance to sample her new range of desserts including her favourite - Spiced Rice Pudding brûlée. Creamy rice pudding with a crunchy brûlée top - yum!


FEATURING MASTERCHEF 2018 FAVE Hoda Kobeissi  

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