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A Tribute to Nelson Mandela

A Tribute to Nelson Mandela

This Sunday the 15th of December, Melbourne will commemorate the life of Nelson Mandela from 6pm at St Pauls Cathedral followed by tributes and music at Federation Square from 7pm Valanga Khoza and The Royal Swazi Spa will present a concert of South African music and dance with a host of special guests. 'Now Is The Time' to gather together to honour and celebrate the life of a hero...more.
Sunday
15 December 2013

Multicultural Arts Victoria in Summer

Multicultural Arts Victoria in Summer 2013/14

It's Summer! Cool it up with art, culture, diversity, colour, music, flavours and fun! This year Multicultural Arts Victoria's Summer has more. More cultures, more activities, more sharing! From the heart of the city to the river and the bay side, listen to the voices and creativity of artists from diverse cultures in an atmosphere full of warm people and respect...more.
December 2013 to
February 2014

A Window into Your Faith - call for entries

A Window into Your Faith - call for entries

Are you between 12-25 years old and do you live, work or study within the City of Monash and have an interest in photography? We encourage you to be part of this exciting photographic exhibition that celebrates the diversity of faith and traditions in the City of Monash and beyond!..more.
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Tuesday 31
December
2013

Mapping Melbourne: Artist Talks

Mapping Melbourne: Artist Talks

A series of artist talks hosted by Lesley Alway, Arts Director Asialink and Jason Yeap OAM, Trustee National Gallery of Victoria, to explore stories and experiences from the Mapping Melbourne artists...more.
Sunday
8 December
2013
International

Mapping Melbourne: Common Ground - Mecca to Amritsar

Mapping Melbourne: Common Ground - Mecca to Amritsar

An interfaith discussions through creativity and poetry; a collaboration between young people from Sikh and Muslim communities in Melbourne, hosted by project mentors Sikh emcee L-FRESH the Lion, spoken word Muslim poet Abdul Hammoud and Candice Monique...more.
Sunday
8 December
2013
International

Mapping Melbourne: Javanese Culture Master Class

Mapping Melbourne: Javanese Culture Master Class

a Javanese Culture Master Class delivered by RM Altiyanto Henryawan, Culture Keeper Royal Palace Yogyakarta and Sarastiati, dancer at the Royal Palace Yogyakarta...more.
Sunday
8 December
2013
International

Mapping Melbourne: Traces of Transformation

Mapping Melbourne: Traces of Transformation

This site specific event will bring innovation and the contemporary into focus at the Melbourne Museum Forecourt. Across 4 hours and 4 sites, audiences will be free to navigate the Melbourne Museum Forecourt and engage with unique contemporary performances from local and international independent artists including Agung Gunawan (Indonesia), Yumi Umiumare, Janette Hoe, Brendan O'Connor, Ronnarong Khampha (Thailand) and Aida Redza (Malaysia)...more.
Saturday
7 December
2013
International

Mapping Melbourne: Tari Jalanan Warehouse Party

Mapping Melbourne: Tari Jalanan Warehouse Party

A unique boisterous, youthful and urban themed party to one of Melbourne's most popular, quirky hybrid venues 1000£ Bend. Join some of Melbourne's finest, in a showcase that will expose the true talent of our local and international underground street dance scenes. Multicultural Arts Victoria is flying out Jakarta's own Bboy Kreate to join local crews Nomadic Funk, Jigsaw Sneakers and Odorico...more.
Saturday
7 December
2013
International

Mapping Melbourne: Fame Agenda X Darbotz

Mapping Melbourne: Fame Agenda X Darbotz

The Forecourt of the State Library of Victoria will be transformed into an extravaganza of fashion, music and live street art by internationally renowned street artist Darbotz and Melbourne's fashion label Fame Agenda...more.
Friday 6 December
2013
International

Mapping Melbourne: Chen Ping Exhibition

Mapping Melbourne: Chen Ping Exhibition

Chen Ping continues to maintain traditional Chinese cultural values whilst developing concepts from a contemporary western perspective. Underpinning all of Chen's works are his observations on life and the frailty of the human condition. These are truly global paintings which transcend cultures...more.
29 November -
23 December
2013
International

Mapping Melbourne - Independent Contemporary Asian Arts

Mapping Melbourne - Independent Contemporary Asian Arts

Multicultural Arts Victoria presents Mapping Melbourne, a four day showcase of independent contemporary Asian arts celebrating the vibrant influence Asia continues to have on Melbourne's cultural dynamism. Mapping Melbourne will present a program of FREE events that profile the diversity of contemporary Asian arts and culture...more.
5-8 December
2013
International

Visible 8 compilation album - launch

Visible 8 compilation album - launch

A cacophony of Persian Hip Hop, Hazara beats, Ethio-po and East Arnhem Land roots and soul by emerging musicians from refugee and Indigenous backgrounds. Visible 8 will be officially launched at Loop, featuring acoustic performances from Visible 2013 mentees...more.
Wednesday
27 November 2013
Visible

Hang Out: End of Year Celebration

Hang Out: End of Year Celebration

Thank you to all our artists, communities, members and supporters for an amazing 2013- You are invited to celebrate with MAV! Come and share with us some time over nibbles and drinks at our office in South Melbourne Town Hall and celebrate this great year!..more.
Tuesday 26 November 2013
Melaka Arts & Performance Festival 2013

Melaka Arts & Performance Festival 2013 (Malaysia)

MAPFest is developing a strong reputation for bringing leading Malaysian, Australian and international artists together in performances and exhibitions throughout Melaka's stunning heritage precinct, including the majestic ruins of St Paul's Church...more.
22, 23 & 24 November 2013 Malaysia
International

Emerge in Brimbank Festival

Emerge in Brimbank Festival

An amazing program of free arts and culture will showcase local refugee and emerging communities who now call Brimbank home. Guaranteed to delight the whole family with a talent quest, music, dance, fashion and craft, this free festival will give Brimbank residents the chance to express their cultural pride...more.
Sunday
10 November 2013
Emerge

Ping Pong

Ping Pong

The Embassy of Colombia in Australia, Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV), and RMIT University are proud to present Ping Pong, a pioneering international cross-cultural visual arts project where visual artists in Colombia partner up with artists in Australia, China and India...more.
Opening: Thursday 7 November
Exhibition: 7-30 November
Conference: Friday 8 November
2013

Night Market 2013-4

Night Market 2013-4

The Night Market is back, bigger and better than ever and in full swing to kick off the 16th year on November 6th! Get along and experience this fantastic summer tradition every Wednesday night from 5pm-10pm...more.
Wednesdays
6 Nov 2013 - 26 Feb 2014

Emerald Hill Festival

Emerald Hill Festival

A smorgasbord of free activities: a range of exciting performances, children's activities, tours, master classes, exhibitions, pop-up food trucks and more...more.
Sunday 27 October 2013

A Celebration of Melbourne Ska

A Celebration of Melbourne Ska

Put on your moonstomp boots and pork-pie hat and head down to the Foxtel Festival Hub for the biggest round up of rudeboys seen outside of Jamaica...more.
Friday 18 & Saturday 19 October 2013

Melbourne Festival in partnership with MAV - Igniting Imagination Workshop with Quique Neira (Chile)

Melbourne Festival in partnership with MAV - Igniting Imagination Workshop with Quique Neira (Chile)

This charismatic Chilean reggae roots icon has captivated Latin American audiences for decades with his mellifluous fusion of reggae, insistent beats and Latin rhythms. Melbourne Festival in partnership with MAV will be co-presenting a Reggae Workshop with the participation of 10 local reggae musicians with Quique Neira on Monday October 14 at the Foxtel Festival Hub...more.
Monday
14 October
2013

Clave Contra Clave

Clave Contra Clave

From Melbourne to Brisbane, Latin musicians are tuning their congas and restringing their guitars for Clave Contra Clave 2013, a Latin music experience like no other ...more.
12 October - 3 November 2013

Emerge in Wyndham Festival

Emerge in Wyndham Festival

Multicultural Arts Victoria's Emerge Festival arrives for the first time in Wyndham with an inspiring and vibrant program showcasing local refugee and emerging communities who now call Wyndham home...more.
Saturday 5 October 2013
Emerge

Spirit & Fire - Asanti Dance Theatre

Spirit & Fire - Asanti Dance Theatre

Spirit and Fire is a new work presented by Australia's leading afro-contemporary dance company, Asanti Dance Theatre with international guest artists from Ghana and Slovakia...more.
3-5 October 2013

Multicultural Arts Victoria partners with MTC Connecting culturally diverse artists to Victoria's major theatre company

Multicultural Arts Victoria partners with MTC Connecting culturally diverse artists to Victoria's major theatre company

On Monday 16 September at Arts Centre Melbourne's Hamer Hall, Melbourne Theatre Company launched its 2014 Program themed ILLUMINATE representing the company's vision to light up Melbourne with a dynamic and vibrant theatre scene like never before...more.
2013, Ongoing

Overlapping Spaces

Overlapping Spaces

Colombian born artist Maria Pena reveals her latest collection of artworks offering a unique insight into the artistic practice of the contemporary Latin-American diaspora; a series of paintings composed by remembrances of different spaces and narratives between the artist's home country Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Australia...more.
Opening: Thursday 12 September
10 September - 30 October 2013

Havana D'Primera Pasaporte World Tour

Havana D'Primera Pasaporte World Tour

One of the most widely celebrated, Alexander Abreu, and his Grammy-nominated 14 piece band, Havana D'Primera, will make their live debut in Australia first time ever on September 2013 as part of the International "Pasaporte Tour"...more.
Saturday 7 September 2013

Visible Music Showcase

Visible Music Showcase

Multicultural Arts Victoria's Visible Music Project comes to Sydney for the first time with a unique line up of Ethiopian, Indian and Afghan musicians performing for one special free show at Sydney's Venue 505. An innovative mentorship program...more.
Monday 2 September 2013
Visible
Sydney

Melbourne Festival Ambassadors 2013

Melbourne Festival Ambassadors 2013

A collaborative partnership between Melbourne Festival and Multicultural Arts Victoria; Festival Ambassadors are chosen from various cultural backgrounds to take an active role in experiencing the Festival and connecting the Festival to their communities, by using their platforms as spokespeople to help those from our city's diverse cultures engage with Melbourne Festival...more.
August - October 2013
Poetry @ FedSqaure

Poetry @ FedSqaure

Join a free program of poetry, music and performance at Federation Square. Each month a group of different poets present their new (or not) works in a public setting to an ever-changing audience. It is an opportunity to hear new words and voices...more.
Saturday 17 August 2013

Faces - Features of an urban, African Australia

Faces - Features of an urban, African Australia

Deep hollows. Shadows of distant lands. Storms of colour and light. This striking new exhibition of portraits and abstract artworks by Melbourne-based artist Tamirat Gebremariam is causing a stir among Melbourne contemporary art lovers...more.
Opening Thursday 8 August
Exhibition: 7-28 August 2013

Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize Exhibition at Werribee

Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize Exhibition at Werribee

Now in its fourth year, the 2013 Heartlands Refugee Art Prize Exhibition will be presented by Multicultural Arts Victoria and AMES in partnership with Parks Victoria, VicHealth and the Victorian Multicultural Commission...more.
Opening Sunday 1 September
Exhibition: 1-14 September 2013
Emerge

Hang Out

MAV Hang Out

Come and share some time over nibbles and drinks with MAV Staff and other MAV friends and artists at our office in South Melbourne Town Hall. Casual and fun! The Hang Out is also open for anyone who wants to share a song, a dish, a story, anything creative...more.
Every last Tuesday of the month (until November)

Symbiosis: Living through Art

Symbiosis: Living through Art

Multicultural Arts Victoria congratulates the Australia Council for the Arts on its Symbiosis: Living through Art exhibition which profiles the excellence of innovative community arts and cultural development practice that has been supported by its Community Partnerships program...more.
22 July - 4 September 2013
Visible

Emerge at the Drum

Emerge at the Drum

Following a month of celebrations across Melbourne, Multicultural Arts Victoria's Emerge Festival arrives in Dandenong with an inspiring and vibrant celebration by and for the communities who have come from all corners of the globe and now call Dandenong home, guaranteed to delight the whole family...more.
Saturday 20 July 2013
Emerge
African Arts by Nickel Mundabi Ngadwa

African Arts by Nickel Mundabi Ngadwa

Enjoy a vast and diverse collection of works created in Congo and Australia with a distinctly African texture. From tribal statuettes to stunning patterns of dynamic colour on canvas, Ngadwa captures the essence of Congolese design with a contemporary flair...more.
Exhibition: 11-31 July 2013
Opening: 11 July 2013
Emerge

Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize Exhibition at Walker Street Gallery

Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize Exhibition at Walker Street Gallery

Now in its fourth year, the 2013 Heartlands Refugee Art Prize Exhibition will be presented by Multicultural Arts Victoria and AMES in partnership with Parks Victoria, VicHealth and the Victorian Multicultural Commission...more.
Opening Thursday 4 July
Exhibition: 4-27 July 2013
Emerge

Arts in the Island Festival, Indonesia

Arts in the Island Festival, Indonesia

The Arts Island Festival (Indonesia) is an artist-led independent initiative in Indonesia, created and directed by dancer Agung Gunawan that has been supported by Multicultural Arts Victoria...more.
23 June - 3 July 2013
Indonesia
International

At the Heart of the Arts - AIMAC 2013

At the Heart of the Arts - AIMAC 2013

Multicultural Arts Victoria presents a paper at the prestigeous XXI International Conference on Arts & Management, AIMAC 2013 in Bogotá Colombia...more.
26-29 June 2013
Bogotá Colombia
International

Restoring Hope - A Creative Refugee Week Performance

Restoring Hope - A Creative Refugee Week Performance

The Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria in partnership with Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) and Melbourne Playback Theatre Company presents a unique creative performance inspired by national Refugee Week theme Restoring Hope...more.
Saturday 22 June 2013
Emerge

Emerge Cultural Leadership Workshops 2013

Emerge Cultural Leadership Workshops 2013

Culturally diverse artists and community leaders in Ballarat, Swan Hill and Shepparton will have a unique opportunity to participate in a series of FREE workshops to share ideas and develop skills in community leadership in their local areas...more.
Shapparton: 21 & 22 June
Ballarat: 28 & 29 June
Swan Hill: 5 & 6 July
Emerge

Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize Exhibition at fortyfivedownstairs

Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize Exhibition at fortyfivedownstairs

Now in its fourth year, the 2013 Heartlands Refugee Art Prize Exhibition will be presented by Multicultural Arts Victoria and AMES in partnership with Parks Victoria, VicHealth and the Victorian Multicultural Commission...more.
Opening Thursday 20 June
Exhibition: 18-29 June 2013
Emerge

The Singapore Innovative Children's Festival 2013

The Singapore Innovative Children's Festival 2013

The musical was created by Indonesian writer and composer - Lela Hasian McGregor who resides in Australia - the show is proudly supported by by MAV. Events Coordinator, Meg Larkin will be travelling to Singapore with the production as part of our International outreach program with Asia. ...more.
17-23 June 2013
International
Emerge Festival Main Event 2013

World Refugee Day Rally 2013

Speakers and music at the Melbourne Museum forecourt (Nicholson Street near Gertrude) Marching at 1pm through Fitzroy to the Emerge Festival...more.
Sunday 16 June 2013
Emerge
Emerge Festival Main Event 2013

Emerge Festival Main Event 2013

Fitzroy Town Hall opens its doors & Napier Street gets closed off, for an all-day block party with three stages of nonstop world music and a vibrant cultural marketplace. Dance to traditional rhythms from Sudan to East Arnhem Land, relish in the distinct urban sounds coming from Melbourne's diverse communities, whilst inhaling the aromas of an Ethiopian coffee ceremony and tasty authentic foods from all corners of the globe...more.
Sunday 16 June 2013
Emerge

Rights at the Round Table - A public youth forum on human rights (Free)

Rights at the Round Table - A public youth forum on human rights (Free)

Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) brings the Rights at the Round Table inviting young people from all cultures and backgrounds to raise and discuss issues of human rights in an equal and 'round table' setting...more.
Friday 14 June 2013
Don't Be Left Out In The CALD - Music Business Skills Workshops

Don't Be Left Out In The CALD - Music Business Skills Workshops

Produced by Multicultural Arts Victoria, these workshops are designed to give 'world music' and culturally diverse artists and communities a better understanding of the Australian music industry and the kind of opportunities available. They will also provide a valuable networking opportunity with industry experts and other local artists...more.
Saturday June 8 -
Monday June 10, 2013
Emerge
ReMastered Myths - The Putbacks Ft. Madup Chol

ReMastered Myths - The Putbacks Ft. Madup Chol

Melbourne funksters The Putbacks will take a trip back in time to 1960’s Sudan, to revive a very unique, Sudanese vintage soul with Madup Chol. ReMastered Myths is a creative development program aimed at bringing together artists from different musical and cultural backgrounds to explore new sounds, instrumentation & rhythms...more.
Sunday 2 June, 2013
Emerge
Emerge in the West

SoMo so MAV!

SoMo so MAV is set to reveal some amazing South Melbourne-based talent performing alongside diverse artists from Melbourne's multicultural communities at three unique events...more.
Friday 31 May - Saturday 1 June
Emerge

Shadows on the wall - Australia Indonesia collaboration

Shadows on the wall - Australia Indonesia collaboration

This creative Indonesian and Australian artistic team are working collaboratively to create a new artistic work Shadows on the Wall, utilising Heritage, Technology, Dance, Robotics, Light and Shadows...more.
30 May - 3 July 2013
International

Dynamic Moments: the next steps

Dynamic Moments: the next steps

In 2011, Multicultural Arts Victoria began a collaborative partnership with Melbourne Festival, Igniting Imagination, designed to build bonds with diverse local artists and communities from varied backgrounds, and to connect them with the Festival...more.
Monday 27 May 2013

City of Melbourne Arts & Community Funding Info Sessions

City of Melbourne Arts & Community Funding Info Sessions

Multicultural Arts Victoria invites you to special information sessions with program managers from the Arts and Culture branch of the City of Melbourne and MAV program manager to learn more about the 2014 Arts Grants Program...more.
Wednesday 22 May, 2013
Emerge in the West

Emerge in the West

The inaugural Emerge in the West Festival will see Footscray's Nicholson St come alive with a massive, feel-good street party welcoming a wave of amazing new cultures and talents from local African communities who have made Maribyrnong their home in recent years...more.
Saturday 18 May 2013
Emerge
Africa Day Melbourne

Africa Day Melbourne

Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the 1963 founding of the African Union (AU). Presented by the African Day Committee, Africa Day Melbourne will stage a week of events celebrating diverse African cultures and values in Victoria...more.
Saturday 18 May -
Saturday 25 May 2013
Emerge
Emerge Festival 2013

Emerge Festival 2013

Emerge Festival will captivate Melbourne throughout the winter months of May-July with a colourful series of performances and unique cultural experiences encompassing music, dance, visual arts, exotic foods, ancient crafts and ceremonies...more.
May 18th - July 31st 2013
Emerge

Heartlands Refugee Art Prize 2013

Heartlands Refugee Art Prize 2013

Do you paint, draw, etch, take photographs, make collages, wall hangings and mixed medium? We encourage you to submit your art!...more.
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10 May 2013

A Taste of Harmony

Engaging culturall dieverse communities in arts and culture in your community - Information Session

The Municipal Association of Victoria is convening an information session on how councils can more effectively engage culturally and linguistically diverse artists and communities in their municipal festivals, citizenship ceremonies and arts and culture programs...more.
23 April 2013

Regional Victoria Living Expo

Regional Victoria Living Expo

The Regional Victoria Living Expo returns to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre this year to showcase the outstanding opportunities available in regional and rural Victoria. Come along and speak to more than 100 exhibitors and gather important information on careers, education, housing, health and the great lifestyle available in the regions...more.
19-21 April 2013
Poetry @ FedSqaure

Poetry @ FedSqaure

Poetry @ FedSquare is a platform for new voices and new works in English, and in English translation which are presented in a public setting for an ever-changing audience...more.
Sunday 20 April 2013

A 3D Perspective

A 3D Perspective

A 3D Perspective is a unique group exhibition curated by the Polish Art Foundation that will be showing at the Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery...more.
9 April - 16 May 2013
Opening: Friday 12 April

Viva Victoria

Viva Victoria

Viva Victoria Festival is a unique opportunity to sample the amazing cultural diversity that we celebrate in our state, bringing audiences a vibrant range of acts throughout the day with music, dance, circus, workshops and other exciting cultural activities to Federation Square...more.
Sunday 24 March 2013

Plausible Appearance

Plausible Appearance

This experimental creative development will see three artists Young Philly, L Fresh the Lion and Neda collaborate to creatively reflect on themes of peace, harmony and reconciliation and to celebrate 10 years of Black Harmony, from past to present ....more.
Tuesday 19 March 2013

Black Harmony Gathering 10 Years

Black Harmony Gathering 10 Years

Be part of this Koorie and multicultural celebration in the beautiful bush setting beside the Yarra River at Fairfield. The afternoon concert includes some of the best known Indigenous artists, alongside members of the next generation, as well as artists from many other cultures....more.
Sunday 17 March 2013

A Taste of Harmony

A Taste of Harmony

A Taste of Harmony celebrates diversity in Australian workplaces by encouraging colleagues to share food and stories from different cultural backgrounds. A Taste of Harmony is a fun and free way to discover more about the cultural diversity that exists in your workplace...more.
16-24 March 2013

Premier's Gala Dinner

Premier's Gala Dinner

The ever popular Premier's Gala Dinner kick's off cultural diversity week in style at the Crown Palladium. Multicultural Arts Victoria is proud to program the incredible stage show of music and dance from around the world. This year's Carnivale theme includes Los Romanticos, uplifted by the St Paul's Gospel Choir from Shepparton and finally and the fantastic Bollywood-funk band Bombay Royale...more.
16 March 2013

Baklava Bake Off - Competition

Baklava Bake Off - Competition

The Baklava Bake Off calls on members of the community to submit entries for Victoria's best baklava, as a way of celebrating our community's diversity and love of a common sweet. The Bake Off competition has two categories: one for home cooks and another for professional pastry chefs...more.
Applications close:
Friday 15 March 2013

International Woman's Day Celebration at City of Port Phillip

International Woman's Day Celebration at City of Port Phillip

On Friday 8th of March, the flourishing partnership between Multicultural Arts Victoria, the Australian Tapestry Workshop and City of Port Phillip will present Woman's Gathering - weaving stories a cultural event that will celebrate International Woman's Day as part of Conversations at Emerald Hill...more.
Friday 8 March 2013

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Reflections of Harmony

A member of a talented Koorie family, James Henry has been documenting the Black Harmony Gathering over the past three years. This exhibition presents a selection of his stunning images which capture with great immediacy and presence,moments of spontaneity, intimacy and joy...more.
5 March - 24 May 2013
Opening: Thursday 21 March

Black Harmony 10 Year Celebration

Black Harmony 10 Year Celebration

In 2013 we mark 10 years of Black Harmony with a special extended program including the annual Black Harmony Gathering on March 17; Reflections of Harmony Exhibition between March 5 and May 24 and a photographic exhibition by koorie artist James Henry at the Koorie Heritage Trust and Plausible Appearance Showing...more.
March - May 2013

Emerge on the Goulburn Festival 2013

Emerge on the Goulburn Festival 2013

The second Emerge on the Goulburn Festival will captivate audiences with an amazing program of FREE arts and cultural events showcasing talent from local indigenous and new refugee and emerging multicultural communities...more.
23 Feb - 13 Mar 2013
Main Event: Saturday 2 March

Intertwined: Stories on the wall

Intertwined: Stories on the wall

Stories on the wall is collaboration between Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) and the Australian Tapestry Workshop (ATW) with funding support by the City of Port Phillip that brings together artists from refugee backgrounds with professional tapestry artists to learn about using this medium to create deeply evocative new works...more.
26 February - 4 April 2013

Music for the People

Music for the People

Come and celebrate the opening of the Brunswick Music Festival with this free family event. Music for the People promises to delight with a program of activities and entertainment that celebrates the wonderful cultural diversity of Moreland...more.
Saturday 23 February 2013

The Gospel Hour at the Famous Spiegeltent

The Gospel Hour at the Famous Spiegeltent

Bright colours, joyous sounds and danceable grooves from the heart of Shepparton's African community with St Paul's Lutheran Gospel Choir and Melbourne Samoan Choir provides sweet Pacific gospel harmonies to fill the tent with love and light!...more.
Saturday 16 February 2013

Fairfield Amphitheatre Summer Concert Series

Fairfield Amphitheatre Summer Concert Series

Get together with family and friends for a laid back excursion into exotic sounds and cultural dance from around the world. Bring a blanket or cushion! Enjoy delicious treats...more.
Every Sunday in February 2013

Visible in the Music Industry Workshop - as part of St Kilda Festival's Artist Development Program

Visible in the Music Industry Workshop - as part of St Kilda Festival's Artist Development Program

Visible is a unique mentoring program, run by Multicultural Arts Victoria that has given a kick start to many newly arrived and emerging musicians...more.
Saturday 9 February 2013

The Piers Festival - A celebration of migration @ Port Melbourne

The Piers Festival - A celebration of migration @ Port Melbourne

A massive celebration of cultural diversity that reflects the rich history of Melbourne's ports precinct, world music, dance, food, arts & crafts, photo & historical exhibitions, boat display, kid's activities and fireworks!...more.
Sunday 27 January 2013

Trans Turkish Express

Trans Turkish Express

Shimmy, shake and swing yourself down to the Sidney Myer Music Bowl for a party fit for a Sultan. From spiritual Whirling Dervishes to gypsy belly dancers, prepare to dance your socks off to the sounds of modern day Turkey. ...more.
Saturday 26 January, 2013

Mahmoud Ahmed & J-Azmaris Australian Tour

Mahmoud Ahmed & J-Azmaris Australian Tour

Ethiopian protégée Mahmoud Ahmed is an international legend of Ethiopia's 'golden era' of music, a member of Haile Salassie's Imperial Band, to albums on Ethiopiques series, and receiving the BBC's World Music Award...more.
Thur 17 Jan 2013: MONA FOMA
Sun 20 Jan 2013: Arts Centre

ReMastered Myths

ReMastered Myths

A series of four unique collaborations paying respect to ancient musical roots amongst a culturally interwoven environment...more.
Fridays
Jan 18th 2013 & Feb 15th 2013

The Suzuki Night Market - Free

2012-13 Suzuki Night Market Season

The Suzuki Night Market on Wednesday nights throughout summer, presents some of Melbourne's best world music ensembles & dance artists on two stages between 5.00-10pm every Wednesday. It's the place to be this summer for weird and wonderful wares (200+ stalls), world food, world music & Bars...more.
Wednesdays
14 Nov 2012 - 27 Feb 2013

Multicultural Arts Victoria in Summer

Multicultural Arts Victoria in Summer

It's Summer! Cool it up with art, culture, diversity, colour, music, flavours and fun! This year Multicultural Arts Victoria's Summer has more. More cultures, more activities, more sharing! From the heart of the city to the river and the bay side, listen to the voices and creativity of artists from diverse cultures in an atmosphere full of warm people and respect...more.
November 2012 to
February 2013