David Hurley

, Former Governor of NSW

On behalf of the people of New South Wales, I welcome our Australian and international participants to Sydney for the 14th Festival of Language and Culture. This vibrant cultural celebration promotes friendship, respect and inclusiveness among young people from many nations of the world through the universal language of art, dance and music.
This Festival will allow students to share their language and culture with other students against the kaleidoscopic fabric of Australian society which truly reflects all the ‘Colours of the World’.
I congratulate the Festival organisers and participants and convey my best wishes as Linda and I join you in this wonderful celebration of our world’s diverse languages and cultures.