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Multicultural Arts Victoria presents...

Emerge Festival - Main Event (Free)

Sunday June 20th 12-5pm
@ Fitzroy Town Hall (corner of Moore & Napier St. Fitzroy)


Exodus (Sudan) - picture by Damian Vincenzi

Be part of this massive cultural celebration as the magnificent Fitzroy Town Hall opens its doors and closes off the street for 3 non stop stages of world music, a vibrant cultural marketplace, the aromas of an Ethiopian coffee ceremony, the Afghan Tea Cart, tasty authentic foods from all corners of the globe, FREE cultural workshops, henna tattoos, hair-braiding, kinds activities and much more.

Now in its seventh year, this exciting grass roots event will unearth and showcase unique talents from some of Melbourne's most newly arrived communities who have been mentored through Multicultural Arts Victoria's innovative Visible and Fresh projects.

Program

Download Emerge Program

In the Press

Sweet sounds of Samaliberg (Feature) Liza Power, The Age & Sydney Morning Herald, 19 June 2010

Helping refugees dance to a new rythm of life (Feature), Andra Jackson, The Age, 17 June 2010

Media Release

Download Emerge Media Release

Photographs by Damian Vincenzi


Superstar (Sudan) - picture by Damian Vincenzi


Exodus (Sudan) - picture by Damian Vincenzi


Superstar (Sudan) - picture by Damian Vincenzi


Sudan Azza (Sudan) - picture by Damian Vincenzi


Angelique Nzabanita (Rwanda) - picture by Damian Vincenzi


Aminata Doumbia - picture by Damian Vincenzi


Anbessa (Ethiopia) - picture by Damian Vincenzi


Abdi Mohamed Abdi (Somalia)


Angelique Nzabanita (Rwanda) - picture by Damian Vincenzi


Blak Roots - picture by Damian Vincenzi


Superstar (Sudan) - picture by Damian Vincenzi


Fula Band (Sudan) - picture by Damian Vincenzi


Jerusalema (Congo) - picture by Damian Vincenzi

Further media information

Multicultural Arts Victoria, 9417 6777

Produced and presented by

Multicultural Arts Victoria www.multiculturalarts.com.au

Supporters

City of Yarra, Australia Council for the Arts, Perpetual (funded by the Diana Browne Trust, managed by Perpetual), Victorian Multicultural Commission