The flavor-filled Momo Festival is again back in the city of Melbourne at the unique venue- The Coburg of Veldrome. The festival is packed with the delicacy of Momo which is a popular cuisine in Nepal, a form of dumplings with bursting flavors. The festival is all set to be spread for a duration of three days starting from 23rd March.
The events that are lined up are:
Friday 23 March. Time: 5 pm – 10 pm
Momo Dinner with Movies
Saturday 24 March. Time: 11 am – 10 pm
Main Festival Day
Sunday 25 March. Time: 11 am – 5 pm
The Coburg Velodrome, 30 Charles Street, Coburg North
Public transport options
Short walk from Batman train station and Sydney Road tram stop
The Momo festival will showcase a variety of flavors ranging from goat, lamb, beef, chicken, pork, seafood, vegetarian and non-vegetarian combos. Visitors will also be able to enjoy buff momos which is a favorite in Nepal. Along with the good food, one will also get to see traditional eastern influenced entertainment and dance to urban and modern music.
To fulfill your desire for the traditional form of music, internationally-acclaimed Nepalese traditional folk band, Kutumba will be present. In addition to this, there are set to a number of local band performances, folk music like Bhangra beats, Hip-hop dance, colorful Chinese lion dancers, energetic Nepali Lakhey Dance, and rhythmic Nepalese steps. To engage the visitors, many workshops also have been planned.
Since the month of March also marks Holi celebrations, the same can also be enjoyed at the Momo festival as well. The visitors will also receive a free raffle ticket with exciting prizes for every $2 paid as donation upon the entry. The exciting prizes include up to return tickets for two to Nepal. However, there is no entry cost for the festival.
All the money received from the fest shall go as proceeds towards MIT Group Foundation’s projects in Nepal that will put this money in building schools and establishing hospitals in remote places of Nepal.
So go ahead and book your tickets now!