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Since 1997 the Buddha Birth Day Festival has grown into one of Queensland’s most prestigious cultural events attracting in excess of 200,000 visitors and is now recognized as the largest annual Buddhist Birth Day Festival in the world. This year the Buddha Birth Day Festival is proud to be celebrating its 20th anniversary at The Parklands at Southbank. continue to showcase the diversity of Australia’s multicultural society, as visitors can enjoy a relaxed environment surrounded by a range of displays, entertained by a variety of performances and experience many cultural customs and activities and vegetarian food. It is a Festival for everyone, regardless of ages, religious or cultural backgrounds.Find out more »
Fiesta Malaysia Melbourne is an event which aims to promote Malaysia’s famous multi-racial culture & society through an exciting and inclusive festival featuring live performances, games and exhibitions, and Malaysian cuisine. It is presented with a familiar “open house” style which is a common practice in various Malaysian festivals ...that see family, friends and even the whole neighbourhood coming together to celebrate with great fun and laughter! Being one of the flagship events proudly organised by the MCulture arm of Malaysian Students’ Council of Australia, Victoria (MASCA Victoria) in collaboration with the Consulate General of Malaysia, Melbourne, Fiesta Malaysia 2017 is supported by Tourism Malaysia, Victorian Multicultural Commission, City of Melbourne and other corporate sponsors.Find out more »
Conflicted: Works from the Vietnam Archive Project – Presented as Part of the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival
THE VIETNAM ARCHIVE PROJECT by Phuong Ngo is an ongoing artwork started in 2010. Currently consisting over 10,000 items, including slides, photos, documents and objects; this ever-growing collection explores histories that have come to define the personal and collective identities of Vietnamese communities, both within and outside of Vietnam. CONFLICTED explores the political and social aspects of war through the lens of service men and women. Utilising found images and objects from the VIETNAM ARCHIVE PROJECT, the exhibition comprises a series of intimate moments and large scale installations offering a nuanced and alternative reading of the Vietnam War. Presented as part of the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival Exhibition: 12 May – 1 July Gallery Open: Tues - Sat, 11AM - 5PMFind out more »
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