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Celebrate Kingston’s multicultural community, 16–24 March 2019

12 March 2019

Kingston Council invites the community to join us for a weeklong celebration of our rich and diverse community at Cultural Diversity Week, 16–24 March 2019. 
The week will feature a wide range of activities, including cultural dinners, sing-a-longs, dancing, talks and sports and games. 
“Kingston is proud to be a multicultural community. Our City is home to residents from more than 150 countries who speak over 120 languages,” said Kingston Mayor Georgina Oxley. “Cultural Diversity Week is a great opportunity for everyone to learn a little bit more about each other’s traditions, culture and customs – and provides plenty of opportunities to try delicious food at the same time.” 
This year’s Cultural Diversity Week activities include, but are not limited to: 
• Family Picnic and More  A free family picnic event on 17 March, 10.30am–2.30pm Keeley Park, Clayton South 

• Egyptian Oriental Food   A showcase of food on Monday 18 March, noon–2pm  92 Bignell Road, East Bentleigh

• Russian Cultural Festival  Russian and Jewish musical performances Monday 18 March, 5pm 67 Argyle Street, St Kilda 

• World Lunch & Meet Up Events A Harmony Day event, Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 March,  11.30am–1pm, Kingston Road Clarinda

• Vietnamese Cultural Day  Vietnamese food and line-dancing classes, Wednesday 20 March  Clarinda Community Centre 

• Celebrating Lemnian Culture  Greek food, dancing, music and desserts, Thursday 21 March, 10am– 3pm, 906 Springvale Road, Braeside 

• Close the Gap Day   Raising awareness about Aboriginal life-expectancy, Thursday 21  March, 11am–1pm, Mordialloc Life Saving Club 

• Italian Lunch    A two course Italian meal, Thursday 21 March, 11.30am–4pm Clarinda Community Centre

• Indian Musical Night   Enjoy singing and music from India, Saturday 23 March, 5pm–10pm      Clarinda Community Centre

While many of the events are free or a gold coin donation, there may be RSVPs required. To find out more or register your interest, view the full list of events happening this Cultural Diversity Week at kingston.vic.gov.au/CulturalDiversityWeek  
 
 

 

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