PRESENTING NEW REFUGEE & EMERGING ARTISTS WHO HAVE RECENTLY SETTLED IN AUSTR ALIA
TOP: KUTCHA EDWARDS PHOTO BY MARDI THORPE CENTER: BASSIDI KONE (CREDIT UNKNOWN) BOTTOM: KUNDALILA PHOTO BY DWV PHOTOGRAPHY
Multicultural Arts Victoria acknowledges that Indigenous Australians are the first people of this land. We pay our respect to all Indigenous people, past and present, and recognise their continuing spiritual, physical and cultural connection to the land.
PRODUCED AND PRESENTED BY MULTICULTURAL ARTS VICTORIA
EMERGE FESTIVAL 2013 10 Y EA RS PRESENTING NEW REFUGEE & EMERGING
A RTISTS W HO H AV E RECENTLY SETTLED IN AUSTR A LI A From Africa to the Far East, from the traditional to the contemporary, from the emerging to the established, Emerge Festival is a colourful celebration of Victoria’s many rich and undiscovered refugee and emerging cultures. An initiative of Multicultural Arts Victoria, the Emerge Festival promotes diversity, social inclusion, respect and the breaking down of racism. Throughout the gloomy months of June and July, Emerge Festival will present a colorful array of visual art, dance, forums, ancient crafts, exotic foods and ceremonies, climaxing in a huge street party in and around Fitzroy Town Hall. Emerge Festival commemorates the United Nations World Refugee Day and celebrates Refugee Week: Restoring Hope in Australia with a series of amazing performances all around Melbourne from May 18th – July 31st 2013, showcasing the contribution emerging and refugee communities are making to contemporary arts and culture.
EVENT DATES SATURDAY 18 MAY
Emerge in the West, Nicholson St, Footscray
SAT 18 MAY – SAT 25 MAY
Africa Day Celebrations
FRI 31 MAY – SAT 1 JUNE
So Mo… so MAV!
SUNDAY 2 JUNE
ReMastered Myths – The Putbacks ft. Madup Chol, The Toff in Town
SAT 8 JUNE–MON 10 JUNE Don’t Be Left Out in the CALD, Artist Development Workshops SUNDAY 16 JUNE
Emerge Festival, Fitzroy Town Hall
SUNDAY 16 JUNE
Refugee Week Rally
TUE 18 JUNE – SAT 29 JUNE Heartlands Refugee Art Prize @ fortyfivedownstairs SATURDAY JUNE 22
Restoring Hope – A Creative Refugee Week Performance, fortyfivedownstairs
MONDAY 24 JUNE
Victorian Refugee Recognition Record Ceremony, fortyfivedownstairs
THU 4 JULY – SAT 27 JULY
Heartlands Refugee Art Prize @ Walker St Gallery, Dandenong
THU 11 JULY – WED 31 JULY
African Arts, by Nickel Mundabi Ngadwa, Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery
SATURDAY 20 JULY
Emerge Concert at Drum Theatre, Dandenong
SUN 1 SEPT – SAT 14 SEPT Heartlands Refugee Art Prize @ Werribee Park
EMERGE IN THE WEST SATURDAY 18 MAY 11AM-5PM FREE NICHOLSON ST, BETWEEN PAISLEY & IRVING ST, FOOTSCR AY Produced by Multicultural Arts Victoria in partnership with Maribyrnong City Council, 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. The main stage will project the sounds of an amazingly diverse all local line up of African dance grooves, Sudanese reggae, Ethiopian jazz, Azmari banter, Somali pop, traditional Burundian drums, West African dance & Cape Verdean Reggae! Africa Town
restaurant will host a cultural stage featuring traditional artists from Sudan & Ethiopia. Local traders will open their doors to create a vibrant cultural marketplace packed with tasty authentic foods, exotic fashions, crafts and homewares, cooking classes & Ethiopian coffee ceremonies. Be dazzled by a fashion parade featuring local young people in traditional and contemporary African Aussie dress! And don’t miss the African Walking Bus Tour led by your local tour guide Bersanji Ibrahim who will lead you to some of Footscray’s hidden gems and undiscovered delights!
(NICHOLSON & PAISLEY ST)
CULTURAL STAGE (AFRICAN TOWN RESTAURANT, 161 NICHOLSON ST)
Hosted by M.WOL
Hosted by JORGE LEIVA
11.00am DJ Set
2.00pm NAZAR YOUSIF
11.30am AFRO-AUSSIE FASHION PARADE
2.30pm ESHAK AWI South Sudanese
12.00pm MASSIVE FAM All female hip hop & RnB choir
12.35pm JAZMARIS Instrumental set from Ethio-jazz revivalists
1.20pm BURUNDIAN DRUMMERS Traditional dance, drums & chants from Burundi
1.55pm AJAK KWAI South Sudanese soul, with a special appearance from South Sudanese Hip Hop artist M.Wol
2.35pm BITSAT SEYOUM Ethiopian songstress
3.10pm AUSSOM BAND Recreating the sound of the thriving 1980s Somali music scene
3.50pm MZURI & THE MELODIANS Old and new dance and music from regions of Africa with its own contemporary street style
4.35pm RAS JAHKNOW Reggae Cape Verde style
Sudanese pop singer songwriter
3.00pm ETIENNE DINANGA Traditional Congolese Soukous with contemporary flair
3.30pm SINIT TSEGAY Traditional & contemporary Ethiopian singer
ROVING PERFORMANCES SONKO BROTHERS Senegalese Griot tradition
DOMBAI DANCING GROUP OF SUDAN And many more surprises! Produced by Multicultural Arts Victoria. Supported by Maribyrnong City Council, Australia Council for the Arts, Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship and Arts Victoria.
VISIBLE STAGE (MAIN HALL)
Hosted by Dominic Wagner
12.05pm SUDAN AZZA Sudanese urban pop & reggae
12.35pm KAREN DANCE GROUP CELEBRATING OUR 10TH BIRTHDAY & REFUGEE WEEK IN VICTORIA SUNDAY 16 JUNE 12-5PM FREE
Folkloric Karen dance
1.10pm AUSSOM BAND Recreating the sound of the thriving 1980s Somali music scene
FITZROY TOWN HALL 201 NAPIER ST FITZROY
1.55pm AMINATA DOUMBIA African
GETTING THERE: TRAM 112 OR 86 MELWAYS REF 2C B9
2.55pm TAQI KHAN Hazara pop music
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. Dance to traditional rhythms from Sudan to East Arnhem Land, revel 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. Take a break from dancing to join in some free cultural workshops, storytelling circle, henna tattoos, hair braiding and kid’s activities. Celebrating our 10th birthday, Emerge Festival 2013 will call on old and new friends to put on a spectacular birthday party, with 10 piece Ethio-jazz power force JAzmaris headlining with some very special guest musicians! Be part of this one of a kind grass roots event that will unearth and showcase some incredible talents from some of Melbourne’s most newly arrived communities who have been supported through Multicultural Arts Victoria’s Visible music mentorship project over the last 10 years.
soul & RnB
4.00pm JAZMARIS & GUESTS 10 piece Ethio-jazz band, featuring guest vocalists Sinit Tsegay, Bitsat Seyoum and kirar player Anbessa Gebrehiwot
WE RUN THIS STAGE (READING ROOM)
(NAPIER ST FRONT OF TOWN HALL)
Hosted by Ee’da
Hosted by Sista Native
12.20pm CUBBIES ‘CORAÇÃO DE ZUMBI’ CAPOEIRA GROUP
12.10pm AUSTRALIA-BURMA SOCIETY DANCE WORKSHOP
Capoira performed by kids from Cubbies
12:45pm AHMED 3 PAS Persian Hip Hop 1.05pm KUNDALILA Sweet harmonies & acappella
1.45pm MONGA MUKASA Original Congolese gospel & pop
2.15pm YIRRMAL & THE YOLNGU BOYS A fusion of traditional Yolngu ‘Manikay’ songs of Northeast Arnhem Land with soulful vocals of Yirrimal Marika
2.50pm AMADOU KALISSA & BASSIDI KONE Malian balafon player & Guinean Kora & Dun Dun maestro join forces
3.30pm ELEPHANT MOUSE Electro-Tongan beats
4.10pm FLYBZ Burundian Hip Hop duo
12.40pm DREAMTIME STORY TELLING with Kutcha Edwards 1.15pm CAPOEIRA WORKSHOP with Rebecca March
1.35pm ARRIVAL OF WORLD REFUGEE RALLY 2.05pm LOG DRUMMING WORKSHOP with Sounds of Polynesia
2.40pm COCINANDO CON MADRE MONTE Colombian cooking demonstration
3.15pm SPOKEN WORD WORKSHOP with L-FRESH the LION
3.50pm MAJID ALMASI Original Iranian/Kurdish love songs
4.25pm AFRO-VENEZUELAN RHYTHMS WORKSHOP with Cambur Pinton
ROVING PERFORMANCES THE BURUNDIAN DRUMMERS Traditional Burundian drums, dance & chants
CAMBUR PINTON Traditional Afro-Venezuelan rhythms Produced by Multicultural Arts Victoria. Supported by City of Yarra, Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Victoria and Scanlon Foundation.
WORLD REFUGEE DAY R A LLY 2013
SUNDAY 16 JUNE, 12 NOON SPEAKERS AND MUSIC AT THE MELBOURNE MUSEUM FORECOURT (NICHOLSON STREET NEAR GERTRUDE) MARCHING AT 1PM THROUGH FITZROY TO THE EMERGE FESTIVAL
Stand up for refugees â€“ join in the march and show that you support decent refugee policies. Refugee speakers and others will talk about the current issues and how the government needs to change policies to protect the rights of people seeking asylum. The current policies are not working, they violate human rights, and they are expensive. The Refugee Advocacy Network is calling for an end to off-shore detention and for community options to support people while their claims for refugee status are being determined. Australia can and should welcome more asylum seekers and refugees. For more information visit www.refugeeadvocacynetwork.org or phone 0413 377 978
REM ASTERED M Y THS VOL 1. THE PU TBACKS F T. M A DUP CHOL
SUNDAY JUNE 2ND, 3-5PM THE TOFF IN TOWN, 2/252 SWANSTON ST MELBOURNE $10 ON THE DOOR ReMastered Myths is a creative development program aimed at bringing together artists from different musical and cultural backgrounds to explore new sounds, instrumentation & rhythms.
Collaborating artists work together over 5 development sessions to come up with new material or adapt existing works to incorporate these new & diverse musical styles. On June 2, Melbourne funksters The Putbacks will take a trip back in time to 1960â€™s Sudan, to revive a very unique, Sudanese vintage soul with Madup Chol. Produced by Multicultural Arts Victoria. Supported by City of Melbourne, Arts Victoria & Australia Council for the Arts.
AFRICAN ARTS BY NICKEL MUNDABI NGADWA
EXHIBITION DATES: THURSDAY 11 – WEDNESDAY 31 JULY OPENING NIGHT: THURSDAY 11 JULY 2013, 6:30PM – 8:30PM FO GUANG YUAN ART GALLERY, 141 QUEEN STREET, MELBOURNE GALLERY OPENING TIMES: MON – SAT, 10AM TO 5PM. 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.
This unique solo exhibition features paintings and sculptures created in African and Australian woods including masks, land animals, birds, jewellery and decorative household objects. Nickel Mundabi Ngadwa was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He lives with his wife and three children in Shepparton where he is an active member of the Congolese and artistic community. Presented by Multicultural Arts Victoria & Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery. Supported by Office for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship.
HEARTL ANDS HEARTLANDS REFUGEE ART PRIZE 2013: FORTYFIVEDOWNSTAIRS TUESDAY 18 JUNE – SATURDAY 29 JUNE (Official Launch: Thursday 20 June) GALLERY OPENING HOURS Tuesday to Friday: 11am – 5pm Saturday: 12pm – 4pm 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne HEARTLANDS REFUGEE ART PRIZE 2013: WALKER STREET GALLERY THURSDAY 4 JULY – SATURDAY 27 JULY GALLERY OPENING HOURS Monday to Friday: 11am – 5pm Saturday: 11am – 5pm Cnr Walker Street and Robinson Street, Dandenong HEARTLANDS REFUGEE ART PRIZE 2013: WERRIBEE PARK SUNDAY 1 SEPT – SATURDAY 14 SEPT GALLERY OPENING HOURS Monday to Friday: 10am – 4pm Saturday to Sunday: 10am – 5pm 320 K Road, Werribee
Now in its fourth year, the 2013 Heartlands Exhibition features paintings, drawings, mixed media and photographic works by refugee artists entered in the Heartlands Refugee Art Prize. With a total prize pool of over $20,000, winning artists will have a unique opportunity to further their artistic output and career aspirations, as either emerging or established artists. In 2013 Heartlands will spread its wings, firstly exhibiting at fortyfivedownstairs from Tuesday 18th June to Saturday 29th June, then at the Walker Street Gallery Dandenong from Thursday 4th July to Saturday 27th July and finally at Werribee Park from Sunday 1st September to Saturday 14th September. Produced by Multicultural Arts Victoria and AMES. Presented in partnership with VicHealth, Parks Victoria and the Victorian Multicultural Commission. Supported by Arts Victoria, fortyfivedownstairs, Walker Street Gallery, Werribee Park, City of Greater Dandenong, ECCV, OMAC, STARTTS and Relationships Victoria Australia.
VICTORIAN REFUGEE RECOGNITION RECORD CEREMONY
MONDAY 24 JUNE, 6 - 8PM AN INVITATION-ONLY EVENT FORTYFIVEDOWNSTAIRS, 45 FLINDERS LANE, MELBOURNE The Victorian Refugee Recognition Record (VRRR) is an awards program which recognises, celebrates and documents the diverse contributions that individuals of refugee background have made to our community. VRRR recipients represent many different cultures and age groups, and work in a variety of fields. Many dedicate time to voluntary work within their own local community or the
community at large. A lot have taken on leadership and mentoring roles, and provide support to others who are marginalised or disadvantaged. All hold a common commitment to bettering their own lives and the lives of others, often despite having suffered extreme hardship and trauma. The VRRR is organised by the Victorian Multicultural Commission. More information about how to nominate someone for the VRRR will be available at multicultural.vic.gov.au in May. For enquiries please call (03) 9651 0651
RESTORING HOPE A C R EAT I V E R E F U G E E W E E K P E R FO R M A N C E SATURDAY 22 JUNE, 3-5PM FORTYFIVEDOWNSTAIRS GALLERY, 45 FLINDERS LANE, MELBOURNE FREE, REGISTER ATTENDANCE ECCVRESTORINGHOPE. EVENTBRITE.COM 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 the national Refugee Week theme Restoring Hope.
When refugees settle in Australia there is an emphasis on taking care of the essentials - food, housing, education and employment. Yet refugees also need resilience, courage and hope to face the challenges of settlement. Playback Theatre actors draw on these themes to create a unique performance from the stories of audience members. These actors and musicians bring out the audience’s stories of hope and resilience in a way that is entertaining, surprising, and transformative. Presented by the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria and Melbourne Playback Theatre Company.
EMERGE @ DRUM THEATRE SATURDAY 20 JULY 2PM-4.30PM FREE DRUM THEATRE, 226 LONSDALE STREET, DANDENONG Drum Theatre and Multicultural Arts Victoria invite you to be part of this massive cultural showpiece as the magnificent Drum Theatre once again opens its doors and plays host to the diverse cultural riches of Dandenong. Following a month of celebrations across Melbourne, Emerge Festival arrives in Dandenong with an amazing 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. In 2013 Emerge will evolve again, bringing new world music and dance to the stage and celebrate the diverse and vibrant cultures of Dandenong.
PROGRAM: ASANTI DANCE THEATRE Traditional and contemporary African drum, dance and culture TAQI KHAN Hazara pop PAULO ALMEIDA (TIMORESE) AND SIMON LANDID (SOUTH SUDANESE) Lead a cross cultural collaboration with members of the St. Bakhitaâ€™s Dance Group and Tebe Cultural Group BURUNDIAN DRUMMERS Traditional Burundian drums, dance & chants NGA TAONGA O WIKITORIA Maori music and dance. Produced by Multicultural Arts Victoria and Drum Theatre. Supported by City of Greater Dandenong, Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, Arts Victoria and Australia Council for the Arts.
A FRICA DAY MELBOURNE
SATURDAY MAY 18 TO SATURDAY MAY 25 Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the 1963 founding of the African Union (AU). The African Union, comprised of 54 member states, has brought together the continent of Africa to collectively address the challenges that it faces. May 25th is African Liberation Day. Many African countries celebrate the hard-fought achievement of their freedom. Presented by the African Day Committee, Africa Day Melbourne will stage a week of events celebrating diverse African cultures and values in Victoria SATURDAY MAY 18 – Emerge in the West, street party in Nicholson St Footscray 11am-5pm FREE SUNDAY MAY 19 – “Friendship Cup”- footy, basketball & soccer tournaments, North Melbourne Football Club, 204-206 Arden St North Melbourne, 12-6pm FREE
SATURDAY MAY 25 – Africa’s Got Talent, live performances by young and emerging African Australians, North Melbourne Town Hall, 521 Queensbury St North Melbourne, 1-3pm FREE SATURDAY MAY 25 – Gala Dinner, Five star African banquet and live performances, North Melbourne Town Hall, 6:30pm-late, $70 per person, $50 concession for seniors and students. Presented by Africa Day Committee. Supported by Victorian Multicultural Commission, North Melbourne Football Club, Universal Peace Federation, African Think Tank, Women’s Federation for World Peace, Eritrean Australians for Justice and Peace & Pan-African Community.
SATURDAY JUNE 8TH 10AM–11.15AM INTRO TO THE MUSIC BIZ IN 2013 Rob Glass, from Simpsons Solicitors will provide an overall insight into the Australian music industry using Music Business, the industry bible as a focal point to this introductory workshop that will form the foundation for the rest of the weekend. Presented by Rob Glass, Lawyer (Simpsons Solicitors)
DON’T BE IN L E F T OU T ! THE C A LD
INESS MUSIC BUS SHOPS K R O W S L SKIL TO SAT 8 JUNE
Don’t be Left Out in the CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) is 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. Places are limited and acceptance is by application only. Please send expressions of interest to: email@example.com or call (03) 9188 3681 for more details.
12.00–1.30PM BEING FAIR TO YOURSELF AS A MUSICIAN Know what to expect from the industry (venues and festivals), and how to balance opportunity vs. temptation, ensuring you don’t sell yourself short as a musician and maintain a sustainable practice for yourself and others. FACILITATOR: Cesar Rodrigues (Blank Tape Music, musician). PANELISTS: Ainslie Wills (self-managed musician), Quincey McLean (Bakehouse Studios, SLAM, musician), Nick O’Byrne (General Manager AIR & Executive Programmer at BIGSOUND)
2.15–4.00PM GETTING GIGS Speak to the bookers of some of Melbourne’s most established live music venues about how to get a gig, what they are looking for, common deals for venues (door deal vs. guarantee), and how to get people through the door. PANELISTS: Anita Nedeljkovic (Way Over There), Jack Stavrakis (Shiny Entertainment/Booker, The Evelyn), Mary Mihelakos (Booker, Yah Yahs)
4.15PM–6.00PM DIY RELEASING How to best release an album as an independent world/roots musician and get the most exposure, sales and return on your product. PANELISTS: Graeme Regan (The Planet Company), Tristan Ludowyk (HopeStreet Studios), Nick O’Byrne (General Manager AIR & Executive Programmer at BIGSOUND), Si Jay Gould (Manager, Hiatus Kaiyote)
SUNDAY JUNE 9TH
MONDAY JUNE 10TH
10.00–11.30AM MAKE YOUR MUSIC WORK FOR YOU – APRA & LICENSING
10.00–11.45AM GOING DIGITAL
Hear from representatives from APRA & the PPCA about what kind of royalties are out there and how to ensure you capitalise on them. PANELISTS: Sarah-Jane Wentzki (APRA), Lynne Small (PPCA)
11.30AM–1.00PM BAND FINANCES No matter what stage your band is in it is important to set up a reliable accounting system, merchandise budgets, cash flow spread sheets, effective tour budgeting and royalty shares. PANELISTS: Tom Harris (White Sky Music)
1.45–2.45PM MUSIC LAW Arts Law Centre of Australia will guide you over the turbulent grounds of band agreements, royalties & copyright. Presented by Arts Law Centre of Australia
2.45–4.00PM GRANT SEEKING Hear from representatives Australia Council’s music board and City of Melbourne’s Arts Grants Program about funding opportunities and criteria. Will also delve into the world of crowd funding. PANELISTS: Paul Mason (Australia Council for the Arts), Avril McQueen (City of Melbourne Arts Grants Program), Mathew Benetti (Pozible)
All you need to know about enhancing your digital presence and making the most of technology to get your music to the world.
12.30–2.15PM EFFECTIVE TOUR PLANNING Hear experienced tour managers and other bands who have hit the road give their best tips for touring, how they ensure they stay out of the red and make the most of their time on the road. FACILITATOR: Kane Forbes (Regional Arts Victoria). PANELISTS: Oscar Jimenez (Watussi), Juniper Shaw (The Grand Poohbah & The Alley Cat, Hobart), Matt Cannings (Big Tree Artists), Steven Nichols (Spinning Half Studios), Phaedra Watts (Nannup Music Festival)
3.00–4.15PM “BLOW YOUR OWN TRUMPET” If your band is not ready for a publicist, hiring someone can be a costly and ineffective. Find out how you can do it yourself and maximize your profile and keep well needed cash in your wallet! Presented by Stacey Piggott (Author of Blow You Own Trumpet/Two Fish Out of Water)
4.30–6.30PM GETTING TO KNOW THE MEDIA
4.00–6.00PM GRANT WRITING TECHNIQUE
Hear from a panel of representatives from community radio, ABC Radio & independent world music journalists about how to have you music heard and seen around the nation.
Hear from an experienced grant writer about the do’s and don’ts when writing a grant and tips for support material and budgets.
PANELISTS: Owen McKern (PBS 106.7FM), Seth Jordan (Music Journalist, Radio Broadcaster & Festival Consultant), Chris Johnston (AMRAP), Alice Keath (Music Deli ABC Radio National), Leigh Treweek (Street Press Australia).
Presented by Anita Larkin
Produced by Multicultural Arts Victoria in partnership with Moreland City Council. Supported by Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, Arts Victoria and Australia Council for the Arts.
RIGHTEOUS: RIGHTS AT THE ROUND TABLE
Righteous: Rights at the Round Table is a youth human rights program produced by Multicultural Arts Victoria. This year the program will include four forums for youth from Shepparton, Swan Hill, Brimbank and Dandenong to creatively explore contemporary human rights issues through discussion, storytelling, role play and spoken word. The forums will be facilitated by Hip Hop and Spoken Word artists L-FRESH the LION and Elf Tranzporter and will be filmed, edited and displayed online for our youth to continue the discussion.
Check out our Facebook page to find out about our next forum and to join in on the discussion: facebook.com/ righteousmav. Produced by Multicultural Arts Victoria. Supported by RE Ross Trust and Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission.
SoMo… so MAV! South Melbourne comes to life with Multicultural Arts Victoria’s diverse program of music, dance, craft, food, stories and more! There is something for everyone and it’s all free. WEAVING STORIES FOR KIDS FRIDAY 31 MAY, 10AM TO 1PM AUSTRALIAN TAPESTRY WORKSHOP, 262-266 PARK STREET Bring the kids down for a fun morning of musical storytelling from diverse cultures plus weaving workshops just for kids! MAV MARKET BAZAAR FRIDAY 31 MAY, 10AM TO 3PM SOUTH MELBOURNE MARKETS, CNR OF CECIL AND COVENTRY STREETS Cooking demonstrations in the LG Kitchen, live world music,cultural demonstrations and more! Enjoy an exciting collaboration by two emerging talents, backed by the huge and much-loved Victoria Police Showband. Burundian hip-hop by Lil’Fablice and Hazara pop music by Taqi Khan.
THE MEANDER PROJECT SATURDAY 1 JUNE, 6PM TO 7PM SOUTH MELBOURNE TOWN HALL, 208-220 BANK STREET. Wend through a multitude of talent in unique collaborations between diverse artists from Western and non-Western, classical and contemporary, music and dance traditions. PROGRAM 1: COLLABORATION BETWEEN MINDY MENG WANG AND VICTORIA CHIU PROGRAM 2: COLLABORATION BETWEEN ANAM AND MAV DIRECTED BY ANAM FELLOW LINA ANDONOVSKA, FEATURING PARVYN SINGH, BASSIDI KONE AND NORIKO TADANO. Produced by Multicultural Arts Victoria in partnership with Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne Commons, Australian Tapestry Workshop, South Melbourne Market, Victorian Police Band. Supported by City of Port Phillip and Arts Victoria.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Visit multiculturalarts.com.au or phone +613 9188 3681 PRODUCED AND PRESENTED BY Multicultural Arts Victoria PRINCIPAL SPONSORS
AMES PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS
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