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END OF YEAR PARTY 2010 @ The Suzuki Night Market (MAV Invitation)

END OF YEAR PARTY 2010 @ The Suzuki Night Market (MAV Invitation)

You are invited to Multicultural Arts Victoria's End of Year Party 2010 @ The Suzuki Night Market Main Stage, 6:60pm - 10:00pm Wednesday 22 Dec...more.
22 Dec 2010

African Mic Controllers tek ova...

African Mic Controllers tek ova...

Dandenong's own A-MC's kick off the summa evening with an A-MC's feature event...more.
Connect Youth
18 Dec 2010

KARIBU!  A free Concert launching the annual Visible compilation CD @ CERES

KARIBU! A free Concert launching the annual Visible compilation CD @ CERES

Discover some of these unique hidden talents and come celebrate the release of Visible 5 under the summer sky with family and friends with KARIBU! ...more.
Visible
12 December 2010

Righteous: Rights by the River - Multicultural Music Festival

Righteous: Rights by the River - Multicultural Music Festival

The festival will open with a 45 minute Krump workshop facilitated by krump sensations Royal Fam of Grrilla Step. The event will continue to unfold into the evening with hip hop and krump performances featuring DJ Mz Rizk, Believe in the Beat, Cornerstone, Massive hip hop choir, Choi feat Angeezy, Culture Connect and Grrilla Step...more.
Connect Youth
11 Dec 2010

Righteous: Rights at the Round Table - Youth Forum on Human Rights

Righteous: Rights at the Round Table - Youth Forum on Human Rights

This youth forum for human rights will be held on Human Rights Day, December 10th 2010 at Signal Youth Space, Flinders Walk Northbank. The forum will be hosted by Khaled Abdulwahab and co facilitated by two key youth speakers: Tyrone Bean of Australia's First Nation's and Emmanuel Majok, newly arrived Sudanese...more.
Connect Youth
December 10 2010

ABC Radio National's Music Deli Tapestry @ Melbourne Recital Centre

ABC Radio National's Music Deli Tapestry @ Melbourne Recital Centre

Be tantalised by vibrant Ethiopian, Congoloese, Greek and Brazilian rhythms and harmonies and hear sounds from Eastern Europe and South Africa and rich vocals from West Papua...more.
Music Deli
December 4 2010
Melaka Arts & Performance Festival

Melaka Arts & Performance Festival (Malaysia)

Building on the success of last year's pilot initiative, over three days, artists from Malaysia, Australia and across Asia responding to the festival themes and historic sites in performance, visual arts, film and participatory arts...more.
tyc
International
26 - 28 Nov 2010
Visible Sessions at Curve Bar

Visible Sessions at Curve Bar

Experience this unique series of live music and jam sessions with flavours from all corners of the globe. A fresh mix of local MCs, vocalists, bands, beatmakers and programmers fuse styles to create new Australian sounds in the heart of Melbourne...more.
Visible
Mix It Up
November 26, 27
December 3, 4, 10, 11 2010
Visible Concert 2010

Visible Concert @ the Arts Centre

Be part of a musical revolution on Sunday November 21st as contemporary and traditional African cultures come together in a massive showcase at Hamer Hall to launch the annual Visible CD...more.
Visible
Emerge
Mix It Up
November 21 2010

The Suzuki Night Market - Free

The Suzuki Night Market - Free

Experience the Suzuki Night Market when it returns on Wednesday nights throughout summer. MAV in association with Queen Victoria Market present some of Melbourne's best world music ensembles & dance artists on two stages between 5.30-10pm every Wednesday. It's the place to be this summer for weird and wonderful wares (200+ stalls), world food, world music & Bars...more.
Wednesdays
Nov 17 2010 - Mar 2 2010

New Hearlands 2010 - Refugee Fine Art Prize Exhibition

New Hearlands 2010 - Refugee Fine Art Prize Exhibition

Responding to the eponymous theme New Heartlands, visual artists from refugee backgrounds take centre stage in this exciting exhibition as their broad human experience, creative expression and positive, ongoing social contributions are recognised, valued and celebrated...more.
Opening: 16 Nov
Exhibition: 16 Nov - 9 Dec 2010

MASSIVE hip hop choir

MASSIVE hip hop choir - Performance Schedule

MASSIVE is a group of young urban artists from culturally diverse communities across Melburn city working with a professional team to reinterpret their original hip hop tracks for mass voices. MASSIVE combines original rap lyrics and beats, body percussion, dance and lush three part harmonies...more.
Connect Youth
15 & 16 Nov
10 & 11 Dec
2010

A Taste of Turkey - Exhibition of Turkish Arts and Crafts in Victoria

A Taste of Turkey - Exhibition of Turkish Arts and Crafts in Victoria

As the pathway between East and West, Turkey's arts and crafts have been enriched by a great range of cultural traditions over many centuries. The country's extraordinary range of arts and crafts has evolved to become a unique reflection and celebration of its people's enduring values and experiences...more.
Opening: 8 Nov 2010
Exhibition: 3 Nov - 22 Dec

Kutcha Edwards - yuyukatha Community Showing (Mutti Mutti - to dream)

Kutcha Edwards - yuyukatha Community Showing (Mutti Mutti - to dream)

Kutcha Edwards, Mutti Mutti man, National Indigenous Person and Aboriginal Male Artist of the Year 2001, Human Rights Award and VIPA theatre award recipient joins with musical friends Andrew McSweeney and Tonchi McIntosh in yuyukatha (to dream)...more.
16 October 2010

Groundswell

Groundswell: Creative Thinkers Creative Solutions (Forum Address)

This is a unique opportunity for performers, artists, dancers and anyone creative to be at the forefront of change and our very own Annalouise Paul (one of Australia's foremost flamenco dancers) will hold the chair...more.
14 October 2010
Sydney NSW

Mix It Up: The Dhol Foundation @ The Arts Centre

Mix It Up: The Dhol Foundation @ The Arts Centre

Feel the rhythm of the drum as Indian beat sensation The Dhol Foundation returns to Melbourne as part of Mix It Up!...more.
Mix It Up
3 Oct 2010

Memory: Beyond the Mind Exhibition

Memory: Beyond the Mind Exhibition

Experience this provocatively, rich, cross-cultural, cross-media exhibition of a dialogue between artists concerning the relationship between memories and identity, artists include Dominique Rada (Chilean/Hungarian/Italian), Ajak Kwai (Sudan), King Marong (Gambia), Irine Vela (Greece), Kobya (Carlos) Panguana (Mozambique), Derek Thompson (New Zealand), Kimba Thompson, Derek McCormack (Ireland), Supina Bytol (Christmas Island / Malay) and Kiki Luisetto (Italy)...more.
23 Sep - 3 Oct 2010
Opening 23 Sep

From the Exotic to the Everyday - gems from across the islands of Indonesia 
(Ehibition)

From the Exotic to the Everyday - gems from across the islands of Indonesia (Ehibition)

The newly formed Museum of Indonesian Arts presents their first full exhibition of arts and artefacts from across the archipelago. Celebrating the rich and extremely diverse, artistic traditions of Indonesia, the exhibit includes stunning hand-woven textiles, batik, wayang (puppets), dancers' masks, household items, jewellery, costumes and more...more.
13 Sep - 29 Oct 2010
Opening 15 Sep

ABC Radio National's Music Deli Goes Greek @ Melbourne Recital Centre

ABC Radio National's Music Deli Goes Greek @ Melbourne Recital Centre

Multicultural Arts Victoria, Melbourne Recital Centre and ABC Radio National’s Music Deli present an event that explores the rich musical history of Greece. With enchanting music from the Greek Islands and rousing dance tunes from the mainland, this concert brings together the finely woven musical threads of Hellenic tradition...more.
Music Deli
September 4 2010

Ukrainain Celebration @ BMW Edge, Federation Square

Ukrainain Celebration @ BMW Edge, Federation Square

Celebrate the Ukrainian spirit and experience a whirlwind of Cossak dancing, fold art, exhibitions and workshops ...more.
22 Aug 2010

Mix It Up: Los Van Van @ The Arts Centre

Mix It Up: Los Van Van @ The Arts Centre

Recognised as one of the most important post-revolution Cuban bands, Los Van Van return to the Arts Centre after the highly successful 2006 show...more.
Mix It Up
11 Aug 2010

Documentary Talanoa Screening; Walk the Talk VII - Behind the Scenes @ The Substation

Documentary Talanoa Screening; Walk the Talk VII - Behind the Scenes @ The Substation

You are invited to the screening of this documentary, a community response to the Talanoa - Walk the Talk VII Project by Shigeyuki Kihara...more.
7 Aug 2010

Mix It Up: Gangsadewa @ The Arts Centre

Mix It Up: Gangsadewa @ The Arts Centre

Master Indonesian flute player and composer Memet Chairul Slamet brings his acclaimed band Gangsadewa to Melbourne for the one performance only...more.
Mix It Up
1 Aug 2010

Music is Family: An Exhibition by Damian Vincenzi

Music is Family: An Exhibition by Damian Vincenzi

This stunning photographic exhibition captures the intimate connection between music, family and everyday life in African culture. Photographer Damian Vincenzi invites us into some of Melbourne’s newest African refugee communities to reveal an incredibly diverse wave of new musicians; musicians who have made Australia home, and continue to live their music in every moment...more.
Emerge
27 July - 3 August 2010

Step by Step - Documentary Screening

Step by Step - Documentary Screening

Directed and produced by independent film maker Thomas Baricevic in partnership with Multicultural Arts Victoria, Step By Step is a documentary that peers into the fascinating world of young Sudanese in Melbourne. Step inside the world of A-MCs, a group of Sudanese school age boys based in Dandenong who write and perform hip hop music, and Jungle City Massive, group of young Sudanese school age girls based in Melbourne’s west who learn and perform hip hop dance and music...more.
Emerge
17 July 2010

Emerge at the Drum - launching emerge Cultural Hubs in Dandenong

Emerge at the Drum - launching emerge Cultural Hubs in Dandenong

Multicultural Arts Victoria takes its exciting and innovative Emerge Cultural Hubs project to Dandenong for the first time, unearthing a wave of new cultures and talents who have made Dandenong their home in recent years. Bring your dancing shoes and a sense of adventure and get ready to enjoy an afternoon of music, song, drum, dance, food, crafts, culture and ceremony from local refugee and new arrival communities...more.
Emerge
17 July 2010
Burundian Drum Festival - Independence Day Celebrations

Burundian Drum Festival - Independence Day Celebrations

Come and experience traditional songs, dances and food from Burundi and be blown away by the sound of the ingoma – the powerful and distinctive traditional Burundian drums. This inaugural event will be a spectacular celebration of Burundian independence day as Melbourne's Burundian community put their talents and culture on show...more.
Emerge
3 July 2010

Don't Be Left Out in the CALD - Music Business Skills Workshops Series for World Music Artists

Don't Be Left Out in the CALD - Music Business Skills Workshops Series for World Music Artists

A unique opportunity for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and world music artists to learn more about the business of music, the Australian music industry and how to get heard!...more.
Emerge
Every Saturday in July 2010

Kutcha Edwards - yuyukatha (Mutti Mutti - to dream)

Kutcha Edwards - yuyukatha (Mutti Mutti - to dream)

Kutcha Edwards, Mutti Mutti man, National Indigenous Person and Aboriginal Male Artist of the Year 2001, Human Rights Award and VIPA theatre award recipient joins with musical friends Andrew McSweeney and Tonchi McIntosh in yuyukatha (to dream)...more.
25 June - 23 July 2010
Blak Roots Debut Album Launch

Blak Roots Debut Album Launch

Blak Roots releases its long awaited debut album with the support of amazing local act Vox Congo performing a unique mix of Congolese gospel, rumba, soukous, zouk, reggae, aguaya and pende folk rhythms...more.
Emerge
27 June 2010

ABC Radio National's Music Deli - Flamenco @ Melbourne Recital Centre

ABC Radio National's Music Deli - Flamenco @ Melbourne Recital Centre

Multicultural Arts Victoria, Melbourne Recital Centre and ABC Radio National's Music Deli combine forces to present Flamenco on Saturday June 26th. Join us on a musical journey into the origins of Flamenco music, through the vibrant colours of India, the rich tapestries of the Middle East and the rolling hills of southern Spain...more.
Music Deli
June 26 2010

Talanoa Forum: Art, Community and Social Function @ Southbank

Talanoa Forum: Art, Community and Social Function @ Southbank

A forum on creating art that activates and serves a social function with reflection on the Talanoa; Walk the Talk VII experience. With Sudanese and Kiribati community leaders, Shigeyuki Kihara and guest speakers. Performances by Dambai Dance Group & Te roro n ririrake Kiribati Dance Group...more.
22 June 2010
Emerge Festival Main Event

Emerge Festival Main Event

Attracting capacity audiences in past years, Emerge Festival commemorates the United Nations World Refugee Day and celebrates Refugee Week in Australia. From Africa to the Far East, from the traditional to the contemporary, from the emerging to the established, music, dance, visual arts, exotic foods, ancient crafts and ceremonies...more.
Emerge
20 June 2010
Emerge Festival Main Event

Emerge Festival 2010

From Africa to the Far East, from the traditional to the contemporary, from the emerging to the established, music, dance, visual arts, exotic foods, ancient crafts and ceremonies. Emerge Festival is a dynamic celebration of Victoria's many rich and undiscovered refugee and emerging cultures...more.
Emerge
20 June - 3 August 2010

City of Melbourne 2011 Arts Grants Funding Information Session

City of Melbourne 2011 Arts Grants Funding Information Session

Multicultural Arts Victoria invites you to a special information session with program managers from the Arts and Culture branch of the City of Melbourne to learn more about the 2011 Arts Grants Program...more.
17 June 2010

Drawing on Nature - New Star Art School Exhibition 2010

Drawing on Nature - New Star Art School Exhibition 2010

Drawing on Nature is a selection of artworks which were created by over 130 children for an exhibition celebrating Cultural Diversity Week in March 2010. The connection between the East and the West and people's relationship to the environment are the major themes centred in this work...more.
14 June - 23 July 2010

Loving Threads - Exhibition

Loving Threads - Exhibition

Experience this exhibition of the work, entitled "Loving Threads", based on the Ring Cushion Project that has enabled women from diverse cultural backgrounds to share their experiences of love, and cultural traditions of marriage...more.
7 Jun - 21 Jul 2010

Mikelangelo and the Black Sea Gentlemen

Mikelangelo and the Black Sea Gentlemen

Presented by the Arts Centre in association with Multicultural Arts Victoria, the music of Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen is darkly humorous and highly emotive, evoking lost worlds of melancholy and melodrama...more.
Mix It Up
30 May 2010

Talanoa: Culture Court Public Performance at the NGV

Talanoa: Culture Court Public Performance at the NGV

An exploration of the intersection between Art, Culture and Commerce. For this performance Kihara collaborates with some of the communities supported by Multicultural Arts Victoria. Commissioned by Multicultural Arts Victoria this exciting project will see renowned international Japanese/ Samoan artist Shigeyuki Kihara embarking on her seventh Talanoa: Walk the Talk project in Melbourne...more.
30 May 2010

Talanoa; Walk the Talk VII @ Emerge Festival 2010

Talanoa; Walk the Talk VII @ Emerge Festival 2010

Commissioned by Multicultural Arts Victoria this exciting project will see renowned international Japanese/Samoan artist Shigeyuki Kihara embarking on her seventh Talanoa: Walk the Talk project in May - June 2010 in Melbourne. An ancient Samoan concept applied in a inspiring new way, talanoa is a practice of talking through matters of cultural and social importance...more.
13 May - 25 Jun 2010

Rhythm and Rights - Music and Dance at the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival

Rhythm and Rights - Music and Dance at the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival

Rhythm and Rights arts & film festival brings together some of Melbourne's most talented artists for an exciting and vibrant day of music, dance, arts, comedy, street performance and food from around the world...more.
8 May 2010

Rasa Sayang - Buddha Body Series

Rasa Sayang - Buddha Body Series

Rasa Sayang is a new interdisciplinary performance work, part of a series of productions developed by long term collaborators director/dancer Tony Yap, musicians/composers Tim Humphrey and Madeleine Flynn, visual artist Naomi Ota, and creative collaborator Ben Rogan ...more.
tcy
22-25 Apr 2010

Lisa Hilli - Just Like Home

Lisa Hilli - Just Like Home

Just Like Home is an exhibition, a meal, a film and a biography, which explores artist Lisa Hilli's New Guinean and Australian heritage...more.
kultour
March - October 2010
Zulya and the Children of the Underground

Zulya and the Children of the Underground

Aria-award winning music group Zulya and the Children of the Underground is touring to audiences across the country. Zulya's unique sound, distinctly Russian song writing and the extraordinary musicianship of her band members create melancholy, beauty and drama while weaving through a combination of musical styles...more.
kultour
March - May 2010
Black Harmonies CD Cover

Black Harmonies CD Launch - 2010

The launch of Black Harmonies first CD, featuring Kutcha Edwards, Diafrix Axmarion and Momo, Peter Rotumah, Casey Atkinson, Tjimba Possum-Burns, Selwyn Burns, Ajak Kwai, Aminata Boumbia, Michelle Belesy, Joe Geia and more ...more.
Black Harmony
21 Mar 2010
Skillz Indigenous Youth Forum

Skillz Indigenous Youth Forum

Driven by young indigenous leaders in the community, the Skillz Youth Forum will be about empowering Indigenous young people to celebrate their heritage and strengths in the arts...more.
Harmony
21 Mar 2010
Black Harmony Gathering

Black Harmony Gathering

Black harmony gathering for Elimination of Racism Day & Cultural Diversity Week 2010 is a sensational showcase of Melbourne's best Indigenous, African, Polynesian and culturally diverse musicians. Say no to racism, held in the heart of Indigenous land and multicultural communities on the banks of the Yarra River...more.
Harmony
21 Mar 2010
Voyages - Black Voyages in Concert

Voyages - Black Voyages in Concert

Matthew Fagan and Multicultural Arts Victoria present a special multicultural concert/performance celebrating the diverse communities in Melbourne, exploring the cultures of Africa, Indigenous Australia, India and Celtic Australia...more.
21 Mar 2010
Earth

Earth - Drawing on Nature @ Manningham Gallery

New Star Art School students explore and discover the beauty of nature through creative expression...more.
Earth
Opening: 17 Mar
Exhibition: 17 Mar - 10 April 2010
Viva Victoria @ Federation Square

Viva Victoria @ Federation Square

Viva Victoria returns to Federation Square to celebrate Cultural Diversity Week in 2010. Viva Victoria is an inclusive festival featuring music, dance, food, art craft and design from the many diverse cultures in our State...more.
Key Event
14 Mar 2010
Motifs @ Fo Guan Yuan Art Gallery (Exhibition)

Motifs: A Celebration of Life Through the Ukrainian Art of Pysanka and Embroidery

A celebration of life through the Ukrainian art of Pysanka and embroidery. There is no life without art, pysanky and rushnyky are a folk art which have been the pulse of the Ukrainian nation...more.

Development
Opening 15 Mar
Exhibition 15 Mar - 10 Apr

2010
Mandinka Sound

Mandinka Sound - Kultour

Experience Mandinka Sound featuring two extraordinarily talented Melbourne based West African acts: One Africa (Senegal/Gambia) & Muhanamwe (Guinea). Through music, dance and song, this unique show will take audiences on a journey that traces West African culture in contemporary Australia back to its roots in the ancient Mandinka empire of West Africa...more.
kultour
7 Feb 2010

Australia Day Indian Concert: Jai Ho! @ Sidney Myer Music Bowl

Australia Day Indian Concert: Jai Ho! @ Sidney Myer Music Bowl

The Sidney Myer Music Bowl will explode with talent from across Victoria's diverse Indian communities - Australia Day coincides with Indian Republic Day so let's all celebrate together! The JAI HO! Indian concert will feature classical elements as well as vivacious folk dance numbers and culminate in a spectacular Bollywood celebration of song and dance...more.
Jan 26 2010

Mix It Up: Toumani Diabaté's Symmetric Orchestra @ the Arts Centre

Mix It Up: Toumani Diabaté's Symmetric Orchestra @ the Arts Centre

Toumani Diabaté's Symmetric Orchestra bring their high energy, super-charged celebration of Mali music to Melbourne for one night only...more.
Mix It Up
Jan 20 2010

The Suzuki Night Market - Free

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 every Wednesday. It's the place to be this summer for weird and wonderful wares (200+ stalls), world food, world music & Bars ...more.
Wednesdays
Nov 25 - Feb 24 2010