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New Year's Eve at Fed Square!

Join us at Fed Square on New Year’s Eve for African beats, samba dance, circus acts, neon lights and more! Wear your brightest colours or crystal whites to shine under the UV lights installed exclusively for the celebration...more.
Wednesday
31 December
2014

DasSHOKU SHAKE! to tour Japan!

The Butoh Cabaret Extravaganza, DasSHOKU SHAKE! is now taking off to the land of the Rising Sun where they’ll be re-united with the explosive Japanese company Theatre Gumbo! The tour will be taking place in December 2014 with performances in Tokyo, Osaka and also conducting workshops at Minami Sanriku in Miyagi Prefecture, an area greatly affected by the earthquake and Tsunami in 2011...more.
19, 23 & 24
December
2014
Japan

What Happened at the Pier

The exhibition features significant personal artefacts, artworks and text works, marking the first phase and preview for What Happened at the Pier, a feature curated by Lella Cariddi for Piers Festival 2015; reflecting many previously untold migration stories from Melbourne’s diverse cultural population who came to Australia by ship through Princes Pier...more.
9 December 2014-
13 February 2015

Rom Ding Dong

On the second night of Mapping Melbourne get ready for an experience like no other! Rom Ding Dong will span the psychedelic rock and jungle big beats of the Cambodian Space Project; all the glitz and glamour of the Siem Reap Lady Boy Show who will be performing for the first time in Australia; supported three piece local girl group Empat Lima mixing sounds from traditional Japanese epics to dreamy Indonesian pop and Osaka neon...more.
Thursday
4 December
2014

In Between Sounds

Mapping Melbourne kicks off with potent and powerful hip hop from Chinese-Australian MC and spoken word artist Joelistics (aka Joel Ma of TZU) and Filipino-Dutch-Australian producer/songwriter James Mangohig of Sietta as they explore the sound-track of their mixed heritage...more.
Wednesday
3 December
2014

Mapping Melbourne 2014

Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) is thrilled to present Mapping Melbourne 2014, a four day showcase from 3-6 December 2014 of independent contemporary Asian arts celebrating the vibrant influence Asia continues to have on Melbourne’s cultural dynamism...more.
3-6 December
2014

Emerge in Brimbank

Emerge in Brimbank

Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) in partnership with Brimbank City Council will unleash the third Emerge in Brimbank FREE family-friendly festival featuring a jam-packed program of culturally diverse new and emerging talent from Brimbank ranging from live music, fashion, dance and The Westside Talent Quest...more.
Sunday 16
November 2014

Slipping Away

Slipping Away

Multicultural Arts Victoria will present Slipping Away - a solo exhibition of new works by Polish-Australian artist Dorota Connellan from 14 of November 2014 to 30 January 2015 at Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery. The exhibition will feature paintings capturing moments of transcendence, where the landscape is composed between the actual and spiritual...more.
Opening:
Thursday 13 November 2014
Exhibition
14 November 2014 -
30 January 2014

Visible Biz : Songwriting Workshop/Gathering with MC Momo and Milly Moodie

Visible Biz : Songwriting Workshop/Gathering with MC Momo and Milly Moodie

This workshop is an opportunity for songwriters to receive insightful feedback from each other and from Melbourne's songwriting finest, Mohamed Komba (aka Momo) and roots/soul singer Milly Moodie...more.
Wednesday
19 November
2014

Emerald Hill Festival

Emerald Hill Festival

Join one day street party organised in collaboration with our creative neighbours in the Emerald Hill precinct in South Melbourne: Arts Access Victoria, the Australian National Academy of Music, the Australian Tapestry Workshop and the Emerald Hill Library & Heritage Centre with support from the Victoria Police and the City of Port Phillip. Hear western classical music to Burundian drumming, Polynesian dance, Japanese Shamisen and everything in between, alongside a global feast from diverse local food trucks. Adults and children invited; a range of art and music activities offered through the day...more.
Sunday
9 November
2014

2014 Cultural Leadership Workshops

2014 Cultural Leadership Workshops

Culturally diverse artists and community leaders are invited to participate in our 2014 series of FREE cultural leadership workshops spanning skills in social enterprise, project planning, grant writing, media training and funding bodies information. to share ideas and develop skills in community leadership and cultural management. The workshops will take place in Footscray, Werribee and Sunshine and lunch will be provided each day...more.
8-26 November
2014

GENESIS: New Hip Hop and Gospel

GENESIS: New Hip Hop and Gospel

A sensational line up of young hip hop musicians and gospel singers from Shepparton and Melbourne at Deakin's Edge, Fed Sq. Genesis is the brainchild of Fostin Nshimirimana (The Movement), who for the past six months has been collaborating with top emerging hip hop and gospel artists uncovering diverse stories from some of their refugee backgrounds; generating new music and new connections between artists in Melbourne & regional Victoria...more.
Saturday
8 November
2014

VLGMIN one-day forum

VLGMIN one-day forum

The Victorian Local Government Multicultural Issues Network (VLGMIN) has partnered with Multicultural Arts Victoria and the Cultural Development Network to develop a program for this one-day event that will feature award-winning Australian writer Arnold Zable. This year's forum - themed around multicultural arts - explores enhancing cultural wellbeing and cultural citizenship through the arts...more.
30 October
2014

ReMastered Myths 2014 album launch and screening

ReMastered Myths 2014 album launch and screening

After the success of the 2014 ReMastered Myths collaborations, premiered as part of the Emerge Festival, Multicultural Arts Victoria is thrilled to launch the resulting new-born musical creations 16 October with a free screening at Fed Sq and Urban Space in Dandenong featuring the live performances of Common Ground Collective X Cazeaux O.S.L.O; Amin Payne X The Mehr Ensemble; Cumbia Cosmonauts X Somali Peace Band; Amadou Kalissa and Lamine Sonko...more.
16 October
2014

Common Ground

Common Ground

A unique inter-faith spoken word project for youg people in Melbourne. Come and join in a series of FREE workshops with professional artists L-FRESH the LION, Abdul Hammoud, Candice Monique and a bunch of very special guests...more.
Monday nights
Oct 13 - Dec 1
2014

Igniting Imaginations - MAV joins force with Melbourne Festival

Igniting Imaginations - MAV joins force with Melbourne Festival

Since 2011, Melbourne Festival has been joining forces with Multicultural Arts Victoria, to present Igniting Imaginations, a project that builds dynamic new bonds with our culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, and brings exceptional artistic talent from Australia's emerging, Indigenous and refugee communities to the stage. For 2014, Igniting Imagination embraces a vibrant new program of performances, creative workshops, industry engagements, and public programs...more.
10-26
October
2014

Visible 9 album launch

Visible 9 album launch

MAV is excited to launch the 2014 Visible 9 compilation album 9 October featuring indigenous singer/songwriter Dani Sib, Ethiopian singer and traditional dancer Seble Girma, alongside Tanzanian folk singer/songwriter Makota, Ethio-Jazz and funk ensemble The Lalibelas, Karen musician Hsar Pweh, Afro-Australian RnB diva Tinagee and culture keepers the Somali Peace Band...more.
9 October
2014

Lalibela Above The Mountain

Lalibela Above The Mountain

A fundraiser to support the Friends of the Hudad who are a group of Australian parents who have adopted Ethiopian children and travel back to their children’s homeland in Ethiopia to ensure they remain connected to their culture and families. The organisation is currently raising funds to build a school in Ethiopia, in the mountains above the region of Lalibela...more.
Sunday
4 October
2014

MASH uP

MASH uP

Multicultural Arts Victoria is excited to launch MASH uP - a new multicultural arts school holiday under 12s program - in the Spring school holidays featuring action-packed shows and workshops with artists, acrobats, musicians, actors and dancers from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This is a rare opportunity for kids to experience and explore arts, music, dance and circus from diverse cultures in a fantastically fun way! Bookings essential...more.
29 September-
3 October
2014

Righteous: Rights at The Round Table 2014

Righteous: Rights at The Round Table 2014

Multicultural Arts Victoria, in partnership with the Melbourne Fringe Festival, presents Righteous: Rights at the Round Table - a free youth driven forum on youth rights through five hours of provocative thinking, performances, discussions and workshops in hip-hop, spoken word and zine making. Righteous is an equal platform and 'round table' for young people under 25 to present and discuss ideas, stories and struggles...more.
Sunday
28 September
2014

Visible Biz: Crach Course (Ableton Live) Part 1

Visible Biz: Crach Course (Ableton Live) Part 1

Crash course providing a simple understanding of the design and functionality of Ableton. You will also learn practical skills such as simple importing/exporting standard music and audio file formats, including converting MIDI files to audio. This session will provide a basic understanding of how Ableton works, while also developing critical listening skills by achieving a high quality audio track. Join us for this session as we have our guest speaker Martin Koszolko, philosopher turned music producer who has been busy producing music videos, film soundtracks, podcasts and producing various international electronic and dance artists...more.
Wednesday
24 September
2014
Grand Bazaar

Grand Bazaar

The Grand Bazaar street festival on Cecil Street in South Melbourne celebrates the best of global produce, craft and live music from Turkey to Thailand, and Japan to Africa - a great celebration of our global community. Multicultural Arts Victoria have programmed a free festival stage featuring flamenco, jazz, classical, folk, Japanese banjo, psycho-acoustic gypsy, afro-Colombian beats, Pacific rhythms, Polynesian dance and more!..more.
Sunday
14 September
2014

Emerge in Wyndham

Emerge in Wyndham

In its second year, Emerge in Wyndham brings an inspiring and vibrant festival program showcasing local artists from refugee and culturally diverse communities who now call Wyndham home, spanning representatives from the Karen, Pacific Islander, Sikh, Indigenous and African communities. This year the festival encompasses two exhibitions: Paintings by Michael Adonai from 9-28 September and Patterns of Life 30 September - 2 November, and the festival day on Saturday 4 October that will present cultural demonstrations, workshops and children activities from an array of local musicians, dancers, artists...more.
Exhibitions:
9-28 September
30 September-
2 November

Festival:
4 October
2014

Emerge
Fandata

Fandata

A solo show of new works by Cape Verdean artist Mito Elias from 4 August to 12 September 2014 at Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery. A series of new mixed media paintings are featured - an implosion of watercolour and collage of writing spanning Creole oral fables to contemporary sayings. Works explore the effect of immigration on language and how its form has adapted through cross-cultural journeys and through his own experience across diasporas...more.
Opening:
Thursday
7 August
Exhibition:
4 August-
12 September
2014
Heartlands 2014

Burundian Independence Day

A spectacular celebration of the Burundian Independence Day as Melbourne's Burundian community put their talents and culture on show, including rising hip hop duo FLYBZ performing live with their latest single Child Soldier developed in collaboration with Australia's Singer/ Songwriter Paul Kelly...more.
Saturday 5 July
2014
Emerge

Omagh Celebrations

Omagh Celebrations

Experience the beauty of Hazaragi culture with the inaugural Omagh Celebrations, a free festival showcasing Hazaragi language music, poetry, theatre and art. Although Hazaras are Afghanistan’s third largest ethnicity, comprising about 20 percent of the population, they have faced centuries of persecution...more.
Sunday 22 June
2014
Emerge

Inti Raymi - The Celebration of the Sun

Inti Raymi - The Celebration of the Sun

Madre Monte, Lamine Sonko and The African Intelligence, Cumbia Cosmonauts and Miss Colombia team up to give a musical offering to the Sun God, the most venerated god in Inca religion, to shine light into Melbourne's winter. Joining in the celebration will be Brazilian percussion ensemble Maracatu Estrela do Mar plus guest DJ's...more.
Friday 20 June
2014
Emerge

Taqi Khan ft. Choi & Morganics

Taqi Khan ft. Choi & Morganics

The hip hop beats of producer Choi and emcee Morganics will unite with traditional Hazaragi instruments, and the unique sounds of Hazara pop sensation Taqi Khan. This concert is produced as part of Emerge Festival 2014, which presents new refugee and emerging artists who have recently settled in Australia...more.
Friday 20 June
2014
Emerge

Restoring Hope: A Creative Refugee Week Performance

Restoring Hope: A Creative Refugee Week Performance

A unique creative performance inspired by the national Refugee Week theme Restoring Hope...more.
Thursday 19 June
2014
Emerge

ReMastered Myths

ReMastered Myths

Cultures, sounds and rhythms collide as Multicultural Arts Victoria's ReMastered Myths brings together artists from Melbourne's diverse communities with established contemporary musicians to form eclectic new musical genres representative of Melbourne's unique demographic...more.
Wednesday 18 June
2014
Emerge
Emerge Festival Main Event

Emerge Festival Main Event

Fitzroy Town Hall opens its doors and Napier Street gets closed off for an all-day block party with three stages of nonstop world music and a vibrant cultural marketplace...more.
Sunday 15 June
2014
Emerge

I Did Not Choose to be a Refugee

I Did Not Choose to be a Refugee

Commemorating World Refugee Day, I Did Not Choose to be a Refugee reflects upon Eritrean artist, Michael Adonai's, journey and experience fleeing his homeland of Eritrea, to his settlement in Melbourne’s western suburbs...more.
Saturday 14 - Friday 27
Launch Friday 13
June
2014
Emerge
Heartlands 2014

Heartlands 2014 - A Day in the Life of the Hazara

Walkey Award Winning photographer, Barat Ali Batoor's photographic exhibition focuses on the Hazara community residing in Melbourne. Through impactful photographs and an accompanying narrative, shows that refugees and asylum seekers as real individuals and members of families and communities who hold the same fears, hopes and aspirations for the future as other Australians...more.
Thursday 12-
Sunday 22
June 2014
Emerge

Emerge Festival Under the Big Top @ Dandenong Market

Emerge Festival Under the Big Top @ Dandenong Market

Celebrating the diverse cultural riches of Dandenong’s refugee and emerging communities. Come along and discover the many flavours, aromas, sounds and colours with this FREE massive daylong celebration of arts and culture from local refugee and emerging communities who call City of Greater Dandenong home...more.
Sunday 8 June
2014
Emerge

Alwan ft. Vinod Prasanna and Nathan

Alwan ft. Vinod Prasanna and Nathan

Alwan ft. Vinod Prassana, and Nathan Slater will see Indian roots reunite with the wandering sounds of the Middle East and the Spanish Flamenco. This concert is produced as part of Emerge Festival 2014, which presents new refugee and emerging artists who have recently settled in Australia...more.
Friday 6 June
2014
Emerge

Accordion Spectacular

Accordion Spectacular

Featuring Mirco Patarini from Italy (World Champion Accordionist in Switzerland at age 18) John Kalkbrenner Jnr., George Butrumlis & Dino Kocic...more.
Thursday 5 June
2014

City of Melbourne - Arts Grants Information Sessions

City of Melbourne - Arts Grants Information Sessions

The City of Melbourne and Multicultural Arts Victoria invite you to a special information session with Arts & Culture program managers. Find out about the City of Melbourne’s 2015 Arts Grants Program and hear some grant writing tips from previous assessment panelists and grant recipients...more.
Tuesday
3 June

Visible Biz Presents - Diafrix's MC MoMo in Conversation

Visible Biz Presents - Diafrix's MC MoMo in Conversation

A business skills workshop and keynote conversation, MC MoMo will talk about Diafrix's journey from mentees to mentors, the experiences lived throughout the different stages of their career, where to go next, and advice for those who likewise dream big...more.
Saturday
31 May
Emerge

Emerge in the West

Emerge in the West Festival (Free)

Emerge in the West will see Footscray's Nicholson Street come alive on Saturday May 17 with a massive, feel-good street party to celebrate the West's emerging and remarkable new cultures and talents...more.
Festival:
Saturday 17 May
African Film Screening:
Tuesday 20 May
Emerge

Koné Express - Non Stop: Album launch and 2014 World Tour

Koné Express - Non Stop: Album launch and 2014 World Tour

Travelling from his culturally rich and vibrant homeland of Mali, virtuoso drummer and balafonist Bassidi Koné now brings his shining spirit and awe-inspiring musical expression to Australia...more.
Melbourne 17&23 May
Sydney 9 May
Brisbane 11 May
Adelaide 30 May
Emerge
Emerge Festival 2014

Emerge Festival 2014

Emerge Festival will captivate Melbourne throughout the winter months of May-June with a series of performances and unique cultural experiences encompassing music, dance, visual arts, exotic foods, ancient crafts and ceremonies...more.
May 17th - July 5th
2014
Emerge

Africa Day Celebrations

Africa Day Celebrations

Celebrating African Diverse Cultures, Values, Success, and Empowered African Australians, Africa Day is the international annual commemoration of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on May 25, 1963...more.
May 10th - 28 June
2014
Emerge

Vietnam / Australia: Voicing the Unspoken Exhibition

Vietnam / Australia: Voicing the Unspoken Exhibition

Inspired by the perspectives of artists with links to both Vietnam and Australia, this exhibition brings together five contemporary artists whose practices are informed by these connections...more.
Opening:
Friday 9 May
Exhibition: 8 - 17 May

Hopak in the Park

Hopak in the Park

Witness a cast of more than 300 Ukrainian Cossack dancers hit the Sidney Myer Music Bowl from across Australia kick up a storm as they showcase centuries of dazzling dance moves in the outdoor extravaganza Hopak in the Park...more.
Saturday 26 April
2014

Erotic Alleluia

Erotic Alleluia

An erotic lace-paper valentine in a prologue and three scenes. The Spanish Theatre Company will be staging its second theatre production, Erotic Alleluia, at The Mechanics Institute in Brunswick...more.
Wednesday 23-
Sunday 27 April
2014

Visible Biz Presents - Video On the Cheap

Visible Biz Presents - Video On the Cheap

An off shoot of the Visible Music Mentoring Program, Blank Tape Video founder and director Cesar Rodrigues will guide you through how to create a cost-effective video presence online through creating music video clips and electronic press kits...more.
Wednesday 23
April
2014

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.
Saturday 11-
Sunday 13 April
2014

Palimpsest - Solo Exhibition by Minela Krupic

Palimpsest - Solo Exhibition by Minela Krupic

Award winning artist Minela Krupic launches her first solo exhibition: Minela Krupic won the 2012 Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize with the etching installation titled Kolekcija and with the support of AMES, Multicultural Arts Victoria and Parks Victoria, Minela undertook a ten day artist residency in 2013 at Wilsons Promontory National Park...more.
Opening 5 April
Exhibition:
5 April-30 April
2014

Practitioners' Voices

Practitioners' Voices

Practitioners Voices 2014 is a two-day professional arts forum investigating artistic participation through artist-led seminars, panels and an Open Space program. Topics covered will include social practice and community engagement, leadership, collaborations, and an exploration of the Open Space Technology approach...more.
Friday 4 &
Saturday 5 April
2014

Visible Biz @ The Dinner Table

Visible Biz @ The Dinner Table

Join an informal round table of fellow musicians and venue bookers to chat about how best to get a gig, how to promote it and the best ways to retain audiences from performing live...more.
Wednesday
26 March
2014

Viva Victoria

Viva Victoria

This one-day multicultural extravaganza which marks the end of Cultural Diversity Week; Federation Square will come alive with a world of colour and sound as tens of thousands of people flock to enjoy a diverse mix of cultural performances and entertainment...more.
Sunday
23 March
2014

Turkish Pazar Festival 2014

Turkish Pazar Festival 2014

Queen Victoria Market will transform the market into a traditional "Turkish Pazar". The Festival is organized by the Moreland Turkish Association...more.
Sunday 23
March 2014

Art of the Urban Pharaohs - Masterpieces Lost

Art of the Urban Pharaohs - Masterpieces Lost

Presented by the Independent Egyptian Alliance Victoria, this exhibition brings together a range of street art and includes portraits of martyrs, complex adaptations of ancient Egyptian art photographed by Ossama Boshra, and art by renowned Egyptian artist Lotfi Abou Sariya...more.
Opening Friday 21 March
Exhibition 21-31 March
2014

Black Harmony Forum 2014

Black Harmony Forum 2014

This forum, entitled 'From Convicts to Boat People: Colonisation, Migration and Historical Hypocrisy' includes speakers Robbie Thorpe, indigenous activist from the Krautungalung people of the Gunai Nation, Jessie Taylor, human rights barrister, refugee advocate and film maker, Taqi Khan, celebrated Hazara (Afghan) musician and former asylum seeker and Peter Rotumah, Gunditjmara/Bunitj pioneer of the Aboriginal protest song...more.
Wednesday
19 March
2014

Black Harmony Gathering 2014

Black Harmony Gathering 2014

A colourful and vibrant celebration of local Koorie and emerging refugee cultures at the Fairfield Amphitheatre under the gum trees by the Yarra River. People of all cultures are invited to come together in a spirit of harmony and reconciliation to enjoy the gathering; Celebrates the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and national Harmony Day...more.
Sunday
16 March
2014

Premier's Gala Dinner 2014

Premier's Gala Dinner 2014

Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) is proud to have programmed the incredible stage show of music and dance from around the world. This year's Premier's Gala Dinner brings a number of talented and culturally diverse acts in the Palladium through the course of the evening...more.
15 March
2014

Cultural Diversity Week 2014

Cultural Diversity Week 2014

Multicultural Arts Victoria is getting ready for Cultural Diversity Week in 2014 with all preparations kicking off with a spirit of harmony and reconciliation...more.
15-23 March
2014

Music for the People

Music for the People

Celebrate the closing of the annual Brunswick Music Festival on Saturday March 15 from 4-8:30pm with a spectacular line-up of multicultural artists at this year's Music for the People event at Shore Reserve in Pascoe Vale...more.
Sunday
Saturday
15 March
2014

The Hazaragi Project & Omagh Celebrations 2014

The Hazaragi Project & Omagh Celebrations 2014

Poetry, music & theatre workshops and peroformances for Melbourne's Hazara community; Join leading artists Taqi Khan, Farkhonda Akbari, Alia Gabres and Bashir Bakhtiari for a series of workshops to develop your skills in traditional Hazara music, Dawadai singing, poetry and theatre...more.
8 March-16 June
2014

Asi Suena Colombia

Asi Suena Colombia

Over Labour Day long weekend (8-10 March) from 2:40 to 4:30pm daily, Moomba will become the home of Colombian sounds as nationally touring roadshow Asi Suena Colombia brings the biggest Cumbia fiesta Melbourne has ever seen to one of Melbourne's biggest parties...more.
8-10 March
2014

Emerge at Twilight Festival 2014

Emerge at Twilight Festival 2014

A celebration of Greater Shepparton's arts and culture of Indigenous, emerging refugee, and multicultural communities. Discover the many sounds, flavours and colours of Greater Shepparton with the Emerge at Twilight Festival at Victoria Park Lake on Saturday 1st March 2014...more.
Saturday
1 March
2014

Culture Bowl Nomination (Screening)

Culture Bowl Nomination (Screening)

Culture Bowl, a short film developed as part of Multicultural Arts Victoria's Destination: Shepparton project was recently nominated as a finalist in the Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) awards...more.
Friday
28 Feb
2014
Federation Square

The Fabric - A short film by Thomas Baricevic (Screening)

The Fabric - A short film by Thomas Baricevic (Screening)

A short film developed with the assistance of MAV, and the VMC, produced & directed by award winning Melbourne filmmaker Thomas Baricevic. It follows Katrina, a teenager whose family have taken refuge in the country town of Shepparton from war torn Sudan as she comes to grips with her new life and new challenges...more.
Sat 22 Feb
Shepparton

Wed 26 Feb
Melbourne
ACMI
2014

Poetry @ Fed Square

Poetry @ Fed Square

Join a free program of poetry, music and performance at Fed Square; The 2014 February season brings you the wonderful words of Avril Bradley, Lyndon Walker and Gayelene Carbis. There is also an open mic session for those who want to share their lovely words for just 5 minutes each...more.
Saturday
15 February 2014

Brothahood ONE 2014 (Tour)

Brothahood ONE 2014 (Tour)

MAV in partnership with the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), present this 10 day tour in which the group will perform and collaborate with local artists, host open mic sessions, engage youth on topical issues, visit schools, orphanages and talk to media...more.
13 - 18 February
2014
Kuala Lumpur

MAV helps celebrate Melbourne Recital Centre's 5th Birthday

MAV conversation series celebrating Melbourne Recital Centre's 5th Birthday

MRC will open its doors, inviting the public to participate in performances, marathons, concerts, talks, panels, discussions, games and more. Multicultural Arts Victoria has worked collaboratively with the MRC over the years through the Visible Music and Music Deli programs to provide performance opportunities for diverse artists in the well-respected and prestigious venue...more.
Saturday
8 February 2014

ReMastered Myths @ St Klda Festival 2014

ReMastered Myths @ St Klda Festival 2014

Cultures, sounds and rhythms collide as Multicultural Arts Victoria's ReMastered Myths Stage brings together artists from Melbourne's diverse communities with established contemporary musicians to form eclectic new musical genres representative of Melbourne's unique demographic...more.
Saturday
8 February 2014

Waitangi Day

Waitangi Day

Celebrating all that is New Zealand & recognition of people that maintained our Taonga (treasure) the Te Karangatahi Waka (Maori 40ft Canoe) now based in Victoria. Contemporary and traditional Maori Kapahaka (performing arts groups), bringing their harmonious tones in song and dance; from the shores of Aotearoa (Island of the Long White Cloud)...more.
Saturday
8 February 2014

Fairfield Amphitheatre - Summer Concert Series 2014

Fairfield Amphitheatre - Summer Concert Series 2014

What better way than to spend summer Sunday evenings than on the banks of the Yarra River being treated to fine world music and cultural dances from East Africa, Mauritius and Rodrigo, the Celtic Isles and Latin America...more.
Every Sunday in February
2014

Tidal Rhythms at The Bowl - A celebration of coastal and island cultures

Tidal Rhythms at The Bowl - A celebration of coastal and island cultures

Celebrate Australia Day at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Australia Day, Sunday 26 January, with Tidal Rhythms at the Bowl, an island hopping celebration that will take you on a journey across the oceans highlighting the beauty and diversity of our island home...more.
Sunday
26 January 2014

The Piers Festival 2014 - A celebration of migration

The Piers Festival - A celebration of migration

A massive celebration of cultural diversity that reflects the rich history of Melbourne's ports precinct; world music, dance, food, art, walking tours, discussion forums, photos & historical exhibitions and fireworks!..more.
Saturday
25 January 2014

Multicultural Arts Victoria's Destination: Shepparton film project showcased as part of Dhaka International Film Festival in Bangladesh

Multicultural Arts Victoria's Destination: Shepparton film project showcased as part of Dhaka International Film Festival in Bangladesh

Destination: Shepparton, a Multicultural Arts Victoria film and media project capturing special moments and compelling stories from Shepparton's fascinating migrant history, will be showcased in Bagladesh as part of Dhaka International Film Festival...more.
24 January, 2014
Dhaka, Bangladesh

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 - 25 Feb 2014

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