Chand Raat Eid Festival (CREF) is the largest multicultural celebrations in Australia which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan and eve of the Eid-Al-Fitr in Islamic Calendar. Chand Raat means night of the moon of Eid-Al-Fitr; that makes it a unique evening event of its kind.

Chand Raat Eid Festival (CREF) is the largest multicultural celebration which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan and eve of Eid-Al-Fitr in Islamic Calendar. It is an open multicultural event for everyone aiming to promote interfaith harmony, understanding, friendship and multiculturalism for the people of all backgrounds to participate.

Holding 20th year celebrations, this year CREF events will have special activities and biggest ever cultural shows and exhibitions in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

It is expected that over 300 exhibitors, many cultural groups & performers and over 40,000 visitors will participate in the events to be held in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. In Sydney, CREF event will be held, as usual, in the prestigious venue of Rosehill Gardens on Thursday 14th of June. In Melbourne, it will be held at the famous Melbourne’s venue of Sandown Racecourse on Friday 15th of June. And in Perth it will be held on Saturday 16th of June at the most popular venue of Clairmont Showground.

CREF engages multicultural communities and broader Australians as CREF events are across Australia. It presents exuberant cultural display of multicultural Australia and brings Australian diverse communities together. It captures the optimistic spirit of the Eid Eve Celebrations, creating a welcoming and unique occasion for the families every year.

CREF Events are excellent opportunity for small business, community organisations & groups, government departments, individuals, to showcase, promote their products & services. CREF events are organized at the best venues with top facilities and attractions to the participants. Therefore, CREF events (in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth) are so demanding among the exhibitors and sponsors, that availability of exhibits and food stalls are taken by business community within the first 4 weeks from its announcement. At the same, CREF events are regular annual events for families to get together, do Eid shopping and eat delicious foods from a variety of stalls. Being a non-alcoholic family event, CREF events provide fantastic opportunity to families and youth to enjoy wonderful amusements, entertainment activities and delicious foods.

The CREF was first held in 1998 in the Sydney Suburb of Lakemba. since then, it has been the fastest growing multicultural events in Australia. Last year, (2015) over 60,000 visitors and over 350 exhibitors participated in the 4 major events held in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

The CREF events are covered by local, national and international media. The organising team of CREF Incorporated are highly professional people who are international journalists, educationists, community leaders, social workers, event management experts, technical experts and diverse youth.

Promoting Culture, Harmony & Friendship