Shepparton’s Cultural Diversity Week – 2020

Cultural Diversity Week - 2020 Cultural Diversity Week, held from 21 – 29 March, brings together people from all walks of life to promote and embrace community harmony and celebrate the many cultures that make Australia so vibrant. Shepparton’s Cultural Diversity Week celebrations will be launched in Maude St Mall on Saturday 21 March 2020. Join the FREE Launch event for a variety of cultural demonstrations, finger food, interactive art and family friendly activities.


Cultural Diversity Week LAUNCH

Cultural Diversity Week brings together people from all walks of life to promote and embrace community harmony and celebrate the many cultures that make Australia so vibrant.

Join us for a variety of cultural demonstrations, finger food, interactive art and family friendly activities.
When: Saturday 21 March 2020
Where: Maude Street Mall
Time: 10am -11:30am
Contact: Community Strengthening on (03) 5832 9472 or communityadmin@shepparton.vic.gov.au


Cultural Diversity Week Events Calendar

MON 16 MAR
They Cannot Take The Sky: Stories from Detention
An exhibition which tells the stories of people who have sought
and are seeking asylum and refuge in Australia.
Shepparton Library 41-43 Marungi Street Shepparton

FRI 20 MAR
5:00pm to 8:00pm
St Georges Road Community Fun Night
Featuring a variety of cultural games and activities.
Victoria Park St Georges Road Shepparton
@stgeorgesroadcommunityshepparton

FRI 20 MAR
6:30pm Multicultural Arts Victoria and Riverlinks present
All Pasts Lead to Now – Concert Three
All Pasts Lead to Now is a unique concert series that will feature a range of music, song, spoken word, dance and visuals that draw on the varied backgrounds of each artist. No bookings required.
Eastbank Courtyard, Welsford Street Shepparton

SUN 22 MAR
11:00am to 5:00pm
Albanian Harvest Festival
The Harvest Festival will entertain audiences with traditional Albanian music, dancing and cuisine. There will also be plenty of entertainment for the family with an animal nursery, jumping castle and face painting.
Shepparton Showgrounds, Thompson Street, Shepparton
Gold Coin Donation

MON 23 & FRI 27 MAR
10.30am to 11.30am
Rhyme and Story Time
Come and listen to stories from different cultures.

Shepparton Library 41-43 Marungi Street Shepparton

THU 26 MAR
9:15am to 4:00pm
Ethnic Council Cultural Bus Tour
Enjoy a day of discovery of Shepparton’s unique Multicultural community including the Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-operative, Turkish Mosque, Afghan Mosque, Iraqi Mosque and the Gurdwara Sahib (Sikh temple). Seats are limited so please register. Starting fro, the Ethnic Council, 158 Welsford Street Bookings Call 5831 2395 Free

THU 26 MAR
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Signs and Symbols Workshop – Kaiela Arts
Learn how to read a story told using ancient Aboriginal signs and symbols then create your own visual language and leave a message in the earth. Suitable for all ages, children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location: Jordan’s Bend, The Boulevard, Shepparton Call Riverconnect, 5832 9714 Free event

SAT 28 MAR
4:00pm to 10:00pm
Converge on the Goulburn
Enjoy traditional and contemporary music and performance, check out the vibrant marketplace with authentic cultural displays and visual arts. Participate in interactive cultural workshops and activities and relax in the outdoors featuring authentic foods cooked by local communities.
Victoria Park Lake Wyndham Street Shepparton
Free event

SAT 28 MAR 4:30pm
My Boomerang won’t come back: Converge Victoria Park Lake
Riverconnect 03 5832 9714
Do all Boomerangs come back? Come and find out about the Wyndham Street
6:30pm different designs and purposes for a boomerang.

SAT 28 MAR
4:00pm – 8:30pm
SAM Outreach: Converge

Join us for a drop-in workshop with artist Nadia Hernández. Victoria Park Lake Shepparton Art Goldto Learn creative ways to make personal statements of significance using materials and techniques from the SAM eduLAB. Shepparton 03 5832 9861 Gold Coin Donation

SAT 28 MAR
6:30PM Eastbank, Welsford Street
Sooshi Mango Presents: Fifty Shades of Ethnic
Sooshi Mango exploded onto the viral video scene four years ago. Since then, they’ve had over 70 million views and created hilarious videos. From their renowned series Greeks, Italians to Ethnic Dads, they will leave audiences laughing in delight
Riverlinks Tickets $65 PH5832 9511
*All event details were correct at time of printing.

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