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Hot Off The Press: Boxing Day Bash

Hot Off the Press: Boxing Day Bash @ The HiFi Bar & Ballroom

An all-out mash up of global flows and urban bass n beats...A massive double CD launch for the New Scool Rulez and 4DS projects featuring Azmarino & Momo (Diafrix), Nadee, 1/6, S.I.B, Traffikk, Motley, 3-AMCs, Azzy, Hard Hustle, Luis Poblete, Westside Writers, Baby Bone, William Kadima, Lamine Sonko, Rose Paez, Uber Lingua DJs (Mr.Fish and Rashid BB) and more!...more.

Dec 26 2008
KULCHA JAM

KULCHA JAM @ The Horn African Beer House & Music Lounge

Bringing together some of the rarest local African, Indigenous, Islander and Aussie music talents to perform and jam out live on stage at Melbourne's funkiest and friendliest live music venue, The Horn, Kulcha Jam is a monthly live music experience for music lovers and musicians. ...more.

Sep 20
Oct 18
Nov 15
Dec 20 2008
MAV End of Year Party

Multicultural Arts Victoria's - END OF YEAR PARTY @ Queen Victoria Market

Join us for a night of spectacular music, dance, circus and fire with King Bell & Soukous Ba Congo, Blue-Lagoon Polynesian Arts, Skye Balance and Miss Malia!...more.

Key Event
Queen Victoria Market
17 Dec 2008
Palimpsest

Tony Yap Company: Palimpsest (Buddha My Body) - Indonesian & Korean Performances (Dance)

Palimpsest will be performed by Tony Yap Company (TYC) at Taman Sari Water palace, collaborating with Agung Gunawan and artists from Paguyuban Seni Surya Kencana for the performance in Indonesia and with Theatre Nottle in South Korea. The project is a precious opportunity to ascertain the fundamental meaning of collaborative work...more.

International
tyc
Jogyakarta
13-14 Nov
Seoul
11-14 Dec 2008
APRA Professional Development Awards

APRA Professional Development Awards

Multicultural Arts Victoria has recently become a partner organisation accepting submissions for the Awards from young culturally and linguistically diverse songwriter and composers. The Awards offer cash, travel and recognition to music writers in the early stages of their careers. ...more.

Info session
Nov 11
Applications close
Dec 1
2008
South Seas

Mix It Up: The South Seas @ the Arts Centre

Enjoy a musical & cultural journey along the currents that join our Island neighbours. You'll journey through the jungles of West Papua past Torres Strait & through the north of Australia, on to the sparkling islands of Melanesia & Polynesia & down to the land of the Long White Cloud...more.

Mix It Up
Nov 23 2008
Rhythm and Rights

HRAFF Festival Lounge: Rhythm and Rights Music Series

Experience the Festival Lounge of the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival (HRAFF), with a stellar program of music, including performances by Leo Dale & Girish Makwana, Black Roots, Diafrix with Little G, Uber Lingua Sound, Rosaline Yuen, Afro Habesha, Tipu Tipuana, Jungal, Maestro Khalil Gudaz, and King Marong, Muhanamwe...more.

Connect Youth
HRAFF
Nov 13-23 2008
BB08#2

BB08#02: Joining The Dots:Shapes Within Life (Dance)

See this Butoh event, facilitated by Yumi Umiumare and Janette Hoe, based on the idea for Shapes Within Life and provoked by the famous debate between Kazuo Ono and Tatsumi Hijikata, the creators of Ankoku Butoh. Beyond Butoh (BB0#) series provides the local Butoh community an opportunity to investigate, explore and stretch the limits of what we understand as the intrinsic meaning of Butoh...more.

BB08
Nov 22 & 23
2008
Collective Conscience - HRAFF Festival

Collective Conscience - Arts Exibition

Experience Collective Conscience, as part of the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival, Opening night Wendesday 12 November 2008...more.

HRAFF
Nov 12-30
2008
Terrain: Multicultural contemporary dance festival

Terrain: Multicultural contemporary dance festival

Experience Terrain, a multicultural contemporary dance festival celebrating contemporary dance by artists from culturally diverse backgrounds, brining attention to the exciting range of artists who make up the Victorian dance landscape. New short works by Rakini Devi, Soo Yeun You, Sun Ping & Tina Yong, Lamine Sonko, Feng Feng Wang, Rachael Wallis...more.

Nov 6-8
2008
Arts Victoria Consultation

Community Consultations - Study into demand for venues for multicultural arts activity in Victoria

This is an open invitation for Victorians from diverse cultural, linguistic and religious backgrounds to attend a community consultation to provide direct feedback on the demand for venues for multicultural artists for the staging of performance, exhibitions and events...more.

Arts Victoria
Oct 13-15
2008
MAV Birthday (Black Jesus Experience

MULTICULTURAL ARTS VICTORIA 25th BIRTHDAY - Black Jesus Experience at the Famous Speigel Tent (the party continues)

The party will continue at the famous Speigel Tent, the Arts Centre, Forecourt, on the Sat 18th October 7pm where Black Jesus Experience a nine piece Afro-Jazz-hip hop ensemble will play. Black Jesus Experience is led by composer and multi instrumentalist Peter Harper who has created an exciting blend of contemporary and traditional Ethiopian song...more.

Key Events
MIAF
Oct 18
2008
MAV Birthday

MULTICULTURAL ARTS VICTORIA 25th BIRTHDAY - Melbourne International Arts Festival Opening

The year 2008 marks two significant occasions, the 25th anniversary of the unique cultural organisation Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) and the opening of 23rd Melbourne International Arts Festival. As part of the 25th anniversary, Multicultural Arts Victoria and the Melbourne International Arts Festival have combined forces to present, a massive free concert at Federation Square on Thursday October 9th from 6pm...more.

Key Event
MIAF
Oct 9
2008
The Eloquence of Gesture

The Eloquence of Gesture (Poetry & performance) - Free Admission

An evening of poetry, song, movement and gesture on the theme of L’Italiano in Piazza for La Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo 2008 (Italian Language Week in the World 2008). Featuring singers/musicians Kavisha Mazella & Irini Vella and poets & performance artists The Grollo Girls - Marisa Fazio & Josie Eberhard, Vince Di Stefano, Josephine Gargano-Carey, Gianni Montalto & Carmelina Di Guglielmo...more.

Oct 31
2008
MAV Birthday

ABC Music Deli Concert - Ajak Kwai and band CD Launch "Come Together"

'All My Wives' is the first track on Ajak Kwai's second album 'Come Together' which will be launched at the ABC Music Deli Concert in October. Sung in the native Dinka language, this song was described by Seth Jordan from Limelight magazine as "a killer example of raw Aussie/ Sudanese funk."...more.

ABC Radio
Oct 7
2008
Our Backyard

OUR BACKYARD Free Concert @ the Arts Centre

Our Backyard is a non-stop hip hop show with funky fresh dancers, emcees and DJs. Get ready for an afternoon of thumping beats, raw rhymes, breakin', krumping and emcee freestyle battles from some of Melbourne's own! The line up includes: Muph & Plutonic, Wickid Force Breakers, Breakin' Battles featuring funk band Cookin' On 3 Burners, Push Underground featuring the latest up and coming Melbourne live hip hop acts, Hip Hop dance crews, poppers and lockers, Emcee battle DJs and much more! Get involved with the pre-show event from 11am and learn how to beat box, check out the sneaker display and witness the Emcee and Breakin’ pre-battles...more.

Mix It Up
21 Sep

2008
MAV Birthday

Urban AfterShock Project - Fringe Festival Event

Kick-started by the Urban Aftershock project - these young people including Appiah Annan, and the Fusian, Jungl City and First Verse crews - have explored traditional and contemporary dance and music from all over Africa and the Pacific to create a dynamic and original performance which expresses their multifaceted cultural identity...more.

Fringe Festival
27 Sep

2008
Our Backyard

Consultation Open Invitation - Multicultural Hub Melbourne

This consultation is an opportunity for artists and communities to provide direct feedback to the City of Melbourne and the Managers of the Hub, AMES, on how the new Multicultural Hub can meet the artistic and cultural needs of Victorians from diverse cultural, linguistic and religious backgrounds...more.

16 Sep
2008
Drums and Lions

REDSPAN Dance Company - Xing, White Fan and The Treasure

Redspan Dance Company’s work has an original character and style of its own, expressing a complex and subtle aesthetic which reveals an intimacy, elegance, simplicity and abstract grace. It represents a unique and personal expression of an emerging Chinese culture as it engages with the rest of the world, as told through its recent diaspora...more.

kultour
6 & 7 Sep Melbourne
10-14 Sep Sydney
2008
Drums and Lions

Drums and Lions

Drums and Lions allows audiences to be transported to East Africa in this unique musical collaboration between Maltese Australian reggae dynamo Nicky Bomba and Ethiopian born Azmari musician Dereb Desalegn. Touring QLD, NSW, NT, SA and VIC...more.

kultour
2 Aug Brisbane
3 Aug Bangalow
28 Aug Darwin
30 Aug Katherine 2 Sep Minyeri
5 Sep Tennant Creek
10 Sep Adelaide
11-13 Sep Melbourne
2008
Our Backyard

Consultation - Sri Lankan Cultural Project

Experienced or aspiring visual, performance and multimedia artists from Burgher, Moor, Malay, Tamil and Sinhalese communities are invited to participate in this Sri Lankan cultural project...more.

11 Sep
2008
New Scool Rulez

New Scool Rulez @ Monbulk Community Centre - all ages event

New Scool Rulez will be featuring Illzilla CD launch featuring artists like Mantra and DJ Metse, MC Fubex and the BC Fam...more.

Connect Youth
5 Sep
2008
KULCHA JAM

KULCHA JAM - BLACK ROOTS (Congo) & DJ CASSAWARRIOR hosted by NICKY BOMBA

Bringing together some of the rarest local African, Indigenous, Islander and Aussie music talents to perform and jam out live on stage at Melbourne's funkiest and friendliest live music venue, The Horn, Kulcha Jam is a monthly live music experience for music lovers and musicians. ...more.

Aug 16
2008
INDONESIA Pusaka Concert

INDONESIA Pusaka with Punakawan Quartet @ The Arts Centre

Celebrated pianist Jaya Suprana will escort Melbourne audiences on a rich musical journey through the Indonesian archipelago. Joined by guitarist Jubing Kristanto, percussionist Junaedi Musliman and bass player Heru Kusnadi, Punakawan Quartet specialises in the timeless sufi music of Indonesia, presented with a very contemporary style...more.

Mix It Up
Aug 9
2008
Visible Concert (Diafrix)

Visible Free Concert @ The Arts Centre (Hamer Hall)

Be part of a musical revolution on Sunday July 20th as contemporary and traditional African, Pacific, West Papuan and Indigenous cultures come together in a massive showcase concert at Hamer Hall to launch the annual Visible CD. Arrive early at 2pm and enjoy an Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony, digital art and cultural displays from local African, Indigenous and Pacific communities and live performances by Hard Hustle, Afro Habesha Band, St.Bakhita’s Choir and much more...more.

Visible
Emerge
Mix It Up
Jul 20
2008
dis-location: intercultural collaboration Austalia & Singapore

dis-location: intercultural collaboration Australia & Singapore

Melbourne based Tony Yap Company in partnership with MAV will be hosting a visit from 5 artists from the Singapore based company The Necessary Stage (TNS) in July. The project culminates in a showing...more.

International
tyc
Singapore-Australia
Creative development: Jul 15-22
Showing: Jul 22
2008
Emerge Festival Main Event

EMERGE FESTIVAL - Stories of an African Australia Short Film Screenings @ ACMI Cinemas, Federation Square

This exciting film project has provided a voice and platform for emerging young artists from African refugee and culturally diverse backgrounds. Five short films created by and featuring the young African artists and performers will consider, document and celebrate the diversity and dynamism of new African Australian cultures in Melbourne. The filmmakers have with dramaturge Gorkem Acaroglu and director/editor Thomas Baricevic to bring their stories to the screen. The result is five unique films that will entertain, inform and surprise...more.

Emerge
Jul 4 &
Jul 6
2008
Emerge Festival

EMERGE FESTIVAL

Presented and produced by Multicultural Arts Victoria, this dynamic arts festival celebrates Victoria’s many diverse refugee and emerging cultures in a series of exciting events around Melbourne from June 10th to July 20th. From Africa to the Far East, from the emerging to the established, from the traditional to the contemporary, music, dance, film, visual arts, cultural foods, crafts and ceremonies - there is something for everyone!...more.

Emerge
Jun 10 - Jul 20

2008
Emerge Music Deli Concert

EMERGE - ABC Music Deli Free Concert @ Iwaki Auditoruim (FREE)

Hosted by ABC Music Deli’s Paul Petran, this beautiful concert will feature sweet vocal harmonies and acoustic sounds from the African continent featuring Valanga Khoza (South Africa), William Kadima (Congo) and St.Bakhita’s Sudanese Community Choir...more.

Emerge
ABC Radio
26 Jun
2008
Emerge - The Journey

EMERGE FESTIVAL - The Journey: From Ancient Ethiopia to Contemporary Melbourne

An exhibition by Befekir Kebede, Sutueal Bekele & Tamirat Gebremariam @ 45 Downstairs, 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne. A first time collaborative exhibition by three extraordinary Ethiopian born visual artists now resident in Melbourne, Befekir Kebede, Sutueal Bekele and Tamirat Gebramariam. Centered on the themes of migration and settlement of Ethiopians in Melbourne, this will be an exciting and innovative contemporary visual arts exhibition combining photographs, paintings, digital images and sound...more.

Emerge
Jun 10 - 21
2008
Ananke

ANANKE - A kultour event produced by Multicultural Arts Victoria

Experience a rare opportunity to see an intimate acoustic performance by a trio of fine musicians. Ananke’s music is rich in cultural influences and diverse music traditions; from Greek Rebetika to Argentinian Tango, from Crossover Jazz to Ancient Byzantine and Medieval Chant, from cutting edge New Music to Free Improvisation...more.

kultour
TAS - 19 Jun
SA - 21 Jun
2008
The Anoushka Shankar Project - Picture (c) Pamela Springsteen

Mix It Up: The Anoushka Shankar Project @ The Arts Centre

Heralded around the world for her unique sound and style, experience award-winning sitar player Anoushka Shankar makde her Australian debut. Often connected by the media with her father, the legendary sitar virtuoso and composer Ravi Shankar (who inspired The Beatles in the 1960’s) and her half-sister, pop star Norah Jones, Anoushka Shankar has shown herself to be a hugely successful artist in her own right. From 2pm onwards enjoy a spice trail of Indian food plus live music and stalls throughout the foyer areas of Hamer Hall...more.

Mix It Up
15 Jun 2008
Emerge Festival - Main Event

EMERGE FESTIVAL - Main Event @ Fitzroy Town Hall

Be part of this massive cultural celebration as the magnificent Fitzroy Town Hall opens its doors and closes off the street for 2 non stop stages of world music, a vibrant cultural marketplace, the aromas of an Ethiopian coffee ceremony, tasty authentic foods from all corners of the globe, FREE cultural workshops in Ethiopian dance, Bollywood Dance, Pacific Island Body Percussion and African Drumming, henna tattoos, hairbraiding and much more...more.

Emerge
15 Jun
2008
Emerge - made in australia

EMERGE - made in australia (photographic exhibition)

An Exhibition about Power, Complacency and Consequence by Viv Mehes Launching Refugee Week in Victoria on June 16th, this much anticipated exhibition has at its heart, stories of Asylum Seekers staying strong with dignity. A series of intimate narratives is towered over by photos of silent commuters. Set apart is a disquieting installation combining the iconic Hill’s Hoist with portraits printed onto delicate, swaying fabric; at first intriguing and familiar, it carries a bitter sting, offering a powerful statement about human rights in Australia over the last decade...more.

Emerge
16 Jun - 11 Jul
2008
Refugee Week Forum

EMERGE - Refugee Week Forum: Are we there yet? @ BMW Edge at Federation Square

Where we are up to in the struggle for refugee rights? Come to this Refugee Week Forum @ BMW Edge at Federation Square proudly supported by the Reichstein Foundation...more.

Emerge
17 Jun
2008
PASSION - Lyn Thorpe Banner

PASSION - Arts & Law - launch of Arts Law Week 2008

Passion brings together 7 visual artists & 7 legal professionals, to create new art works demonstrating how passion drives these legal and artistic professionals. Passion aims to stimulate new ways of raising awareness and understanding issues of cultural identity and human rights. Opening Passion launched by the Hon Chief Justice Warren AC and Passion Exhibition artists "Meet and Greet" with speakers Julian Burnside QC and Penny Hutchinson, Director Arts Victoria. ...more.

Arts Law Week
12 May
Opening Passion
19 May
Passion Exhibition Meet & Greet
12 May - 6 June
Exhibition
2008
New Scool Rulez 08

New Scool Rulez 08 - all ages event

New Scool Rulez 08 will be featuring T.H.A. Royals, local dance krews, DJ's, and MC's. There will also be prizes and giveaways...more.

Connect Youth
30 May
2008
Roots Nation 2008

Mix It Up: ROOTS NATION 2008 @ The Arts Centre

From Kingston Jamaica to the bass driven music lovers of Melbourne comes Roots Nation 2008, taking audiences on an inspiring cultural and artistic journey experiencing the amazing food, sights, music and art forms that are part of the incredible genre of Reggae Music. Featuring International Reggae stars HORACE ANDY, LUCIANO & MIKEY GENERAL with FULL BAND....more.

Mix It Up
25 May 2008
ARTS LAW WEEK VICTORIA

ARTS LAW WEEK VICTORIA 2008 - Free Professional Development for Artists

The Arts Law together with Victorian Arts Law Consortium supported by the Victoria Law Foundation will present a week of free seminars and workshops on issues relevant to artists and arts organisations. Don’t miss the chance to hear from industry professionals and legal specialists who will share their experiences, advice and tips for success...more.

Arts Law Week
19 - 24 May
2008
In the stillness - Naomi Ota

SCENT OF WHITENESS - Naomi Ota's solo exhibition @ the Esplanade, Singapore

Naomi Ota's solo installation exhibition 'Scent of whiteness' will be held at the Esplanade Theatre concourse in Singapore from 12th April to 18th May 2008. The delicate expression of whiteness specifically emphasises a sense of slow-growing, growth with stillness. Forms of objects refer slow-transformation of nature particularly which of sea-bleached coral. Audience can project their imaginative scenery, sound, dance and other elements generated by the experience with the installation and in the Esplanade theatre...more.

International
Singapore
12 Apr - 18 May

2008
City of Melbourne Arts Funding Info Session

City of Melbourne Arts Funding Info Session, Multicultural Arts Victoria

Find out about the 2009 Arts Grants Program and meet with program managers from the Arts & Culture Branch of the City of Melbourne. Deadline for all applications is 5pm Mon 25 June...more.

17 May
2008
Old Grooves for New Streets, Music Deli Concert

Old Grooves for New Streets, Music Deli Concert

An up close and personal concert with Way Out West...a unique and alluring sound combining Vietnamese, African and jazz influences. Hosted by ABC Music Deli’s Paul Petran, this unique concert features the music of Way Out West which has been described as Vietnamese and African infused jazz, and has achieved international acclaim for this unique combination of influences. Joining Way Out West will be Dang Kim Hien, a leading master-performer of the Vietnamese zither...more.

ABC Radio
17 Apr
2008
Building a home in a new land

Building a home in a new land 1948 - 2008

Explores the experience of the hundreds of Ukrainians who came to Australia from 1948 with iconic images from a lost world of full employment in Victoria's power industry in the Latrobe Valley - Ukrainian Photographic travelling exhibition curator Janina Green. An exhibition to record and celebrate the lives of those who came from the DP camps 60 years ago to work in the SEC towns of Moe, Newborough, Morwell, Yallourn and Yallourn North...more.

Development
6 Apr
Newborough
Gippsland
2008

Cultural Diversity Week Gala Dinner 2008

Multicultural Arts Victoria recently produced the entertainment for the Celebrate our Cultural Diversity Week Dinner 2008 in association with the Victorian Multicultural Commission. The Hon. John Brumby MP, Premier of Victoria, has written a letter of congratulation for the success of the event...read letter.

Key Event
VMC
21 Mar
2008
Keith Khan

Keith Khan Artist Meet and Greet in Melbourne

Multicultural Arts Victoria is facilitating an informal morning tea with Keith Khan, Head of Culture, 2012 London Olympics on Mon 17 Mar. Keith Khan is being brought to Australia by the British Council in mid March and will be presenting for the Australia Council Leading Voices program and Melbourne Conversations, presented by the City of Melbourne. Keith will also be key note speaker at the symposium, Making Creative Cities: The value of cultural diversity in the arts in Melbourne at the Arts Centre...more.

17 Mar
2008
Omar Faruk Tekbilek

Mix It Up: Omar Faruk Tekbilek & Ensemble @ The Arts Centre

Experience internationally acclaimed virtuosi Omar Faruk Tekbilek and Ensemble in their performance of traditional Sufi, folk and contemporary music from Turkey and the Middle East. Honoured as a peacemaker and virtuoso, Tekbilek's work transcends political boundaries while maintaining traditional sensibilities in a way few artists can manage. A multi-instrumentalist par excellence, he has collaborated with a number of leading musicians of international repute such as jazz trumpeter Don Cherry, keyboard player Karl Berger and ex-Cream rock drummer Ginger Baker...more.

Mix It Up
16 Mar
2008
Black Harmony Gathering 2008

Black Harmony Gathering 2008 - Free Event

Held in the heart of Indigenous land and multicultural communities on the banks of the Yarra River, the Black Harmony Gathering is held as a celebration of cultural diversity in Harmony Week which also marks the United Nations Elimination of Racism day. Showcasing Melbourne's best Indigenous, African and emerging culturally diverse musicians. Bring a picnic, or enjoy the cultural food available and enjoy the performances and workshops on the day, Celebrate our Cultural Diversity and SAY NO TO RACISM!...more.

Black harmony
16 Mar
2008
Pysanka -  Traditional Ukrainian Easter Egg Painting

PYSANKA - Traditional Ukrainian Easter Egg Painting: WORKSHOPS @ Federation Square

Come along and learn about this age-old tradition in free workshops at Artplay. The symbolism of the pysanka has brought hope happiness and protection to the Ukrainians for many centuries. Endless lines symbolise eternity, while images of animal and bird figures represent fertility and strength...more.

Development
1-2 Mar

2008
I Love Pho, Multicultural Arts

Celebrate the Bean @ Waterfront City, Docklands - Free Event

An all day, open-air coffee celebration with an abundance of sweet treats for the chocolate fiends. Join Melbourne's best roasters & hottest baristas, arrive as the first grinders crank into gear & steaming milk begins to whistle. Through the day on stage - Crocs Home Barista Championship, Equal Latte Art Smack Down, Ethiopian Coffee Roasting Ceremony & live music with Bossa Negra, West Papuan Cultural Choir, Afro Habesha & Los Romanticos (see www.melbournefoodandwine.com.au)...more.

2 Mar
2008
A Taste of Slow

A Taste of Slow @ Federation Square - Free Event

The River Terrace along the Yarra will be abuzz with activity & entertainment all weekend. Meet & chat with the people who grow, catch, prepare & cook your food. Catch a cooking demonstration from top chefs & home cooks or wander up to the Plaza to see one of the fantastic bands performing: Meltemi, String Theory, Kavisha Mazzella, Dya Singh, Musiki Manjaro, Klezmeritis & a block party on Saturday...more.

23 - 24 Feb
2008
I Love Pho, Multicultural Arts

Out of the Square @ Federation Square - Free Event

As part of A Taste of Slow, 9 Piece Latin Mestizo outfit San Lazaro are collaborating with Latin Hip-hop masters Labjacd & samba-funk collective Tumbarumba to celebrate the cultivation of original urban music with latin roots. Kicking off at 2pm this free outdoor event has been especially curated to showcase the wealth of diverse & unique contemporary urban latin music forged in Melbourne in a family friendly environment...more.

23 Feb
2008
I Love Pho, Multicultural Arts

I Love Pho

(Re)discover Vietnam's unique history, culture and cuisine through "I Love Pho". I Love Pho uses pho as a metaphor to interpret and reveal a Vietnam whose people and history are as varied and complex as the preparation and cooking of a bowl of pho itself. There will be childrens workshops, an exhibition, and cooking and tasting demonstrations...more.

kultour
Workshop 29 & 30 Jan 2008
Cooking 23 & 24 Feb 2008
Exhibition 23 & 24 Feb
2008
The African Village, Multicultural Arts

The African Village - Australia Day Long Weekend (Free Event)

Bring the entire family to help build an african village this australia day long weekend and help celebrate and welcome the Ethiopian, Senegalese and Sudanese communities who have come to Australia. Enjoy the sounds and rhythms of the Dambai Dance Group, African Royal Drummers, St. Bakjita Choir and Jali Buba Kuyateh. Listen to traditional African stories while drinking a cup of Ethiopian Coffee...more.
Key Event
26 - 28 Jan

2008
Suzuki Night Market

The Suzuki Night Market - FREE

Experience the Suzuki Night Market when it returns on Wednesday nights throughout summer. Queen Victoria Market in association with MAV present some of Melbourne's best world music ensembles & dance artists on two stages between 5.30-10pm, Wed 28 Nov, 2007 - Wed 27 Feb, 2008. It's the place to be this summer for weird and wonderful wares (200+ stalls), world food, world music & Bars...more.
28 Nov San Lazaro & Guinee Berrifee (Queen St. stage) and Flint Duo (Peel St. Stage)
05 Dec Code One (Queen St. stage) and John Norton & Matt Stonehouse (Peel St. Stage)
12 Dec Mista Savona & MFB (Queen St. stage) and Wishing Well Duo (Peel St. Stage)
19 Dec The Red Eyes & Air Antics (Queen St. stage) and Tai Jordan & Chris Saray (Peel St. Stage)
02 Jan Tumbarumba & Botue (Queen St. stage) and Kobya Duo (Peel St. Stage)
09 Jan Babaganoush & Underbelly (Queen St. stage) and Jali Buba Kuyateh (Peel St. Stage)
16 Jan Jaimi Faulkner & Underbelly Fire Dancers (Queen St. stage) and William Kadima (Peel St. Stage)
23 Jan Coby Grant & Bonjah (Queen St. stage) and Fadil Duo (Peel St. Stage)
30 Jan Sally Ford & the Pachuco Playboys & Cuban Dance Academy (Queen St. stage) and Girish Makwana & Leo Dale (Peel St. Stage)
06 Feb Musiki Manjaro & The Strong Man Show (Queen St. stage) and Meliki Pana (Peel St. Stage)
13 Feb Super Afro Mandinko & African Royal Drummers (Queen St. stage) and Bossa Negra Trio (Peel St. Stage)
20 Feb Labjacd & Unified Gecko (Queen St. stage) and Yalla (Peel St. Stage)
27 Feb King Bell & Soukous Ba Congo & Mzuri Dancers (Queen St. stage) and Rosamel (Peel St. Stage)

Key Event
Wed nights
28 Nov 2007 -
27 Feb 2008
 

2007 Events

2007 events