Cultural Perspectives were excited to be working at the Make Healthy Normal Zone Refugee Week event run by SydWest yesterday20 June at Blacktown RSL, promoting healthy eating and active living to newly arrived communities in Australia.
magine you are an international student...
Do you know what surprises international students most about Australia? Do you know what the best thing is about being an international student? It can be challenging to imagine when you first arrive in Australia, and you realise you have come one step toward to a new culture, new lifestyle and new education system.
It was established in November 2015, and resides in Parramatta’s Riverside Theatres complex. At the time, there were some humorous questions about how something in Sydney’s west could be a “national theatre”. But chuckle not!
Hi, I’m Gabriel, an intern with Cultural Perspectives. Recently I was channel-surfing the TV and came across the ABC’s “Australian Story” documentary program.
Luminous Festival lit up Brisbane’s South Bank on Friday 9 June with a spectacular lantern parade, attracting thousands of people including government, community leaders and Queenslanders.
18-24 June is Refugee Week in Australia. Refugee Week aims to promote a culture of welcoming to refugees across the country. To help people better understand the challenges of each different community and how it is important that there is a successful integration of refugees, that assists them in belonging and living safely. It is a unique opportunity for us to understand this special group of people and to appreciate the value they add to cultural diversity in Australia.
The Sydney Film Festival 2017 opens today with a sizeable collection of most interesting films telling stories during 7-18 June.
Hi, my name is Sylvan, I am currently completing my degree in PR as an undergraduate student at UTS and as part of my assessment I am also completing my internship at Cultural Perspective Group. One of my tasks at Cultural Perspectives is to review the daily online article. Today, I came across an article that I would really like to share with you, titled ‘Scared to talk about diversity? by Dominic Price.
The Italian Food + Wine Festival will be on 25th June in Melbourne and on 27th August in Sydney this year, celebrating everything Italian.
Acclaimed as the most anticipated June Festival of Sydney, Arraial do BRACCA 2017 will be held in Petersham Town Hall on 25 June. Arraial do BRACCA is a traditional Brazilian rural festival in celebration of harvest season all over in Brazil. Now you have the opportunity to experience this special Brazilian style celebration and culture in Sydney!
Pale skin, rosy cheeks, high eyebrows, sooty but not smokey eyes; this is how you would describe traditional Chinese ballroom dancers.
Open Inner West Festival is back on 16-25 June! As the name suggests, Inner West Sydney, one of the most diverse suburbs in Sydney, will be open to all visitors to explore its wide cultural diversity which includes up to 57 cultures across 24 suburbs.
Capturing Diversity Youth Photography Showcase will be held at Create or Die, a cutting edge creative space, on 16th June next month.
The 5th annual Multicultural 7-a-side knock-out Football Tournament 2017 will be held on 11th and 18th June, in Inner Western Sydney. The tournament will see 12 teams compete for the final trophy with players from 13 cultures taking part, from Afghanistan to Bhutan, Congo to Iran and many more.
Roaming Rainbow Project will showcase poems, short stories and decorated desks and chairs created by local young people to celebrate cultural diversity at Bankstown Arts Centre on 28th June.
Chinese Dragon Boat Festival is fast approaching. Also known as Duan Wu Festival, this is a traditional Chinese festival that commemorates the death of one of the greatest Chinese poets - Qu Yuan - and is celebrated by dragon boat racing and eating sticky rice dumplings (Zong Zi). The festival follows the Chinese lunar calendar, so the date of celebration varies year to year. This year, the Dragon Boat Festival falls on 30 May.
Shellharbour City Council will present Cultural Treasures, a multicultural festival at Reddall Reserve this Sunday 28th May. Known as a beach holiday and water sports destination, Shellharbour is also a rich source of cultural diversity.
This Sunday, 21 May is recognised as the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development by the United Nations. The UN explains the importance of cultural diversity as “a driving force of development, not only with respect to economic growth, but also as a means of leading a more fulfilling intellectual, emotional, moral and spiritual life”.
Head to Africa House at Balmoral Park in Brisbane on 28th May to celebrate African culture and traditions at the 2017 Africa Day Festival. You will be surrounded by vibrant colours, upbeat drum music and dance, mouth-watering food, authentic art and crafts.
Our love for good food seems to be universal across all cultures. The 17th Campsie Food Festival on 28th May is THE place to go to taste what the world of cuisine can offer, a paradise for foodies.
Brisbane’s famous Paniyiri Greek Festival is back this coming weekend, celebrating everything Greek and the cultural diversity in Queensland. Established in 1976, the festival has become the state’s longest running Greek Festival and a signature event in Brisbane, Queensland.
Cultural Perspectives Group is proud to draw your attention to the special Conference edition of the Federation of Ethnic Communities Council of Australia’s Australian Mosaic magazine where DiverseWerks’ presentation on the Employment Vulnerability of Women International Students.
Pino Migliorino, Managing Director of Cultural Perspectives Group, participated today in a panel discussing cultural diversity at the icare Festival of People at Gosford.
With the theme “Building on Our Diversity”, the Children’s Festival 2017 will showcase a spectacular program performed by almost 30 groups from different cultural backgrounds at the First Fleet Park, the Rocks, Sydney. The festival expects thousands of families and children to have a day of fun in a welcoming and deeply multicultural environment.
The Big Day Out in Harmony 2017 will be held on the lawns of Alice Springs Town Council on at 2-5pm on 13 May. This is one of the major multicultural events in Northern Territory.
This Saturday 6 May, the Sunraysia Festival 2017 will be held in Nowingi Place, Mildura, Victoria. The festival is an opportunity for community members from a whole range of cultural background to gather and celebrate, including Afghanistan, Burundi, Mauritius, Nepal, Sri Lanka, to just name a few.
A picture worth a thousand words. The “Chinese Whispers and Other Stories” photo exhibition at Gallery PhotoAccess at Manuka Arts Centre presents a collection of curated photo-based artworks from four Australian Chinese artists: Pia Johnson, Tammy Law, Janelle Low and Siying Zhou, telling stories from their perspective about the complex and shifting nature of cultural difference, identity and migration experiences in the cultural melting pot of Australia.
Have you ever been curious about Indonesian culture? The 2nd Warisan Budaya Indonesian Festival on Saturday, 20 May, at Palmerston, NT might be the event for you. Warisan Budaya means “cultural heritage” in Indonesian, and the festival will be celebrating the vibrant Indonesian culture with an exciting programme featuring dances, music, and Indonesian cuisine.