Wominjeka, Xin chào, Mabuhay, ابًحرم , ਸਤ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਅਕਾਲ, however you say Hello – you are warmly invited to join us to celebrate arts and culture in Melbourne’s west.

    Next month Brimbank comes alive in celebration of our diverse multicultural community with special family-friendly events by and for our community.

    There’ll be music from our very own Brimbank Multicultural Community Choir which is celebrating 20 years, as well as the Mexican sounds of the Sin Frontera Band, the rhythmic beats of the Burundian Drumming Group, and a modern take on classical instruments with 2Fiddle. Strings. Plus we have a special Resonate Youth Music Showcase bringing you a line-up of young and local emerging musicians.

    Celebrate cultures with traditional dances Tinikling (The Philippines) and Kud Dukat (Bosnia), as well as a very special theatre installation Obang (Korea) in the Bowery Theatre for babies and their families.

    And what’s a festival without food! Renowned chef Shane Delia (Maha) will be cooking up Middle Eastern favourites in our Cultural Kitchen, plus local cooks bringing you Malaysian, Cameroonian, Vietnamese and Indian dishes, as well as a range of Food Trucks and food tours showcasing the tastes of St Albans.

    Don’t miss the incredible large scale interactive art installation The Giant Lac Long Quân on the oval celebrating Vietnamese culture, and exhibitions in the Bowery Gallery by artists Callum Watson, Liam San Jose and Lee Agius.

    Keep the whole family entertained all day with creative workshops and activities. Flex your creative muscle with our Paint in the Dark drop-in sessions, try Boomerang throwing with Uncle Ian Hunter, have a go at the Kooky Karnival games and fun, meet the mischievous Seagulls by Snuff Puppets, find something special at the Arts and Craft Market and dance to the beat with hip-hop / pop dance routines by L2R Dance.

    Saturday 7 October – 11am-5pm – Bowery Theatre, St Albans Community Centre, Errington Oval Reserve and surrounds on Wurundjeri Country

    No charge / All ages / All welcome For more information visit

    Please note: Bookings required for food tours, Obang, and Paint in the Dark workshop. Check website for details.

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