Valley Fiesta might be months away, but it's not the only annual explosion of music, dance and culture on Fortitude Valley's calendar. Come 5pm on April 14, the Chinatown mall will play host to this year's Valley Multicultural Festival, showcasing a variety of acts and performances from around the world.
The free evening shindig forms part of Brisbane Youth Week, so if you're under 25, there's plenty of other fun on offer. In fact, the full program includes more than 100 events. Youth acts will also feature as part of the festivities, so expect to get a glimpse at some top future talent.
For everyone else — and for everyone, actually — combining your trip to Chinatown with a delicious meal is highly recommended. All that toe-tapping will help you work up an appetite, no doubt, and might inspire your international cuisine choice.