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Cultural Diversity Week - Victoria


16-24 March 2019

 'Proud to Belong - Your Generation'.

The Week is held annually in March to coincide with the United Nations Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and Harmony Day on 21 March. It brings together Victorians to promote community harmony and celebrate the richness of cultural diversity. 

Visit the Cultural Diversity Week website to see what events are near you.


Three free events that celebrate intercultural-interfaith diversity, understanding, and harmony  are being celebrated in Darebin on Sunday, 17 March 2019. 

Event 1: Islamic Museum of Australia (IMA)

Exhibitions and unique free tours. Children’s programs and a sausage sizzle in the car park (gold coin).
Time: 10am–4pm
Venue: 15A Anderson Rd, Thornbury 3071
Details & questions: Ph: 1300 915 171

Event 2: Preston Mosque Open Day

Mosque and minaret tours, try-on-a-hijab, henna painting, jumping castle, Q&A's and discussions about the positive role Muslims play in Australian society, and sausage sizzle and samples of sweets from around the Muslim world.
Venue: 90 Cramer Street, Preston, 3072
Time: 10am–4pm
Details & questions: Ph: 9470 2424

Event 3: “Connect 2gether 4 Harmony" Cultural Diversity Fair

Hosted by AMAFHH, this festival will feature food, children’s’ activities and entertainment. Over 35 stalls/booths will showcase different cultures, faiths, food and service providers with the theme: No More Myths and Misconceptions - See Us for Real. It could be about your culture, organisation or faith.
Venue: Preston City Hall, 286 Gower Street, Preston, Vic, 3072.
Time: 12pm-5pm
Details & questions: Mob: 0422 851 536, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


There are many more events being held around Victoria. For events in your area please visit the Victorian Government's Cultural Diversity Week website or your local council.