WOODFORD REPORT: Last night a kofta ball saved my life!
By Bhadra Yamuna dasi
The yearly tradition of catering at the Woodford Folk Festival (an annual music and cultural festival held near the semi-rural town of Woodford, 72 km north of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) continued once again. Twenty devotees from New Govardhana farm loaded up the bus with their camping gear and spent one week at the Folk Festival serving copious amounts of prasadam in the unique Govinda’s tent.
Woodford Folk Festival is a massive event, with nearly 115,000 people attending this year’s fiesta. The Govinda’s tent itself takes two weeks to set up and then four hours to dismantle, but preparation for the devotee contribution to the festival takes many months to plan.
Devotees distributed numerous plates of prasadam, books, and led kirtanas inside and across the road at Chai & Vibes.
Govinda’s Catering new t-shirts are printed with the slogan: “Last night a kofta ball saved my life” which proved all too true once again, as bowls of kofta balls were a daily staple for many festival attendees.