A report recently released by the Department of Communications and the Arts that estimates the total expenditure of government across federal, state, and local levels was $5,841.2 million for 2015-2016.
Ferragosto, Sydney’s most loved Italian street festival, will be held along Great North Road in Five Dock on 20th August. In its 20th year, the festival showcases the best of Italian culture, entertainment and cooking with over 160 food, wine and merchandise stalls. Spectacular dance and music performances will wow the crowds across four different stages with event organisers expecting about 110,000 visitors to join the Italian carnival.
The Cultural Perspectives team have been doing a lot of work in Far North Queensland recently and what better way to unwind than heading the Townsville Cultural Festival!
Gold Coast will present its multicultural festival in the Southport Broadwater Parklands on 6th August, showcasing its cultural diversity of the Gold Coast and Southeast Queensland.
Perth Poetry Festival is on soon! We love the multicultural voice – World in Words which is an event presenting much loved, talented poets from different cultural backgrounds. Poetry is like the music of being human that can travel through cultures.
The Bankstown Bites Food Festival returns this month on 29th July. This festival is a must for foodies in Sydney, or those just visiting and attracts more than 10,000 food lovers each year. Olympic Parade in Bankstown will be lined with pop up food stalls offering a wide variety of food from around the world.
Now in its fourteenth year, Emerge in Yarra is continuing to showcase new emerging artists and their work in the Yarra area of Melbourne. The festival’s mission is to promote Melbourne’s cultural diversity which so clearly enriches the artistic landscape of our multicultural country.
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.
The Italian Food + Wine Festival will be on 25th June in Melbourne and on 27th August in Sydney this year, celebrating everything Italian.
Pale skin, rosy cheeks, high eyebrows, sooty but not smokey eyes; this is how you would describe traditional Chinese ballroom dancers.