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Presented and produced by Victorian Multicultural Commission and programmed by Multicultural Arts Victoria

Premier's Gala Dinner 2014

Dynamic, colourful, prestigious extravaganza of our cultural diversity

Saturday 15 March 2014
Crown Palladium

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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, from South Sudanese tribal groups to a 25 piece Croatian ensemble, and from Polynesian log drummers to local Indigenous favourite, Yirrmal and the Yolngu Boys.

At the conclusion of the glamorous occasion, Afro-Latin nine-piece music sensation, Lamine Sonko and his band, The African Intelligence are set to get the audience of up to 1500 government and ethnic community dignitaries letting their hair down on the dance floor.

Guests can also expect to be entertained by the Brimbank Multicultural Choir, Punjab Bhangra dancers, Silp Productions Thai Dance group, Williamstown Highland Pipe Band, Meander Project classical ensemble, Yalla Middle Eastern band and dancers, and Santa Taranta Italian folk musicians.

Cultural Diversity Week

The Premier's Gala Dinner is one of the most prestigious events on the annual Cultural Diversity Week calendar.

It is an extravaganza of music and dance in celebration of Victoria's cultural, linguistic and religious diversity, an event not to be missed.

Celebrate Cultural Diversity Week in 2014 from the 15 to the 23 March, where Victorians from all backgrounds will unite for a week of exciting activities and events in celebration of Cultural Diversity.

Multicultural Arts Victoria is proud to work closely with the Victorian Multicultural Commission to celebrate and enjoy an opportunity for Victorians to come together to share aspects of their culture, faith and language, and celebrate the benefits multiculturalism brings to our State.

The Premier's Gala Dinner is programmed by Multicultural Arts Victoria and Presented and Produced by Victorian Multicultural Commission. More information about Victorian Multicultural Commission events across Melbourne and Victoria is available at: multicultural.vic.gov.au

Media queries

Claudia Escobar, Email development@multiculturalarts.com.au, or phone mobile 0449 163 753 or office 9188 3681.

Lamine Sonko (pic by DWV Photography)


Producers and presenters

Yirrmal and the Yolngu Boys

Crown Palladium