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Join in the fun and celebrate Whitehorse's gloriously multicultural community at Global Fiesta

Global Fiesta celebrates national Harmony Day; a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home. This free event will be held on Sunday 16 March 2014 from 12 noon–5pm at the Box Hill Gardens, Station Street, Box Hill (melways reference: 47 D8)Dora the Explorer Stepping

Enjoy the beautiful surrounds of Box Hill Gardens as you take in performances of world music and dance from Whitehorse's premier cultural groups and a number of special guests including Nick Jr.'s Dora the Explorer and Indigenous artist, Kutcha Edwards.

Collect a 'Global Fiesta Passport' and take a trip around the world by completing tradtional cultural activities and collecting stamps. Activities on the day include Japanese origami making, Greek dancing lessons, Chinese tai chi, indigenous painting, African drumming and much more! And it will all be free!

Listen to Whitehorse's best emerging artists on the Youth ConneXions stage or take part in a game of three-a-side basketball or table tennis.

Take part in the Box Hill Community Arts Centre's Global Art Project for Peace and create a piece of public art.

Or find a comfy spot under a tree and relax in the shade with lunch from one of the food stalls.

The day will open with a smoking ceremony performed by the Wurundjeri Tribe.

For more information, follow us on Facebook (Whitehorse Festival Season) or phone 9262 6333.Dora the Explorer Text

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Participation

Community/Cultural Stall, Cultural Activity, Food Stall or Stage Performance:
For any community groups or individuals wishing to participate or contribute at the 2014 Global Fiesta, please complete and submit the following Expression of Interest Form:

docx icon  Global Fiesta 2014 - Expression of Interest Form (1.23MB)

For more information, please contact Diversity Officer Railey Orger by emailing railey.orger@whitehorse.vic.gov.au or Festivals Coordinator Kylie Troy-West by emailing kylie.troy-west@whitehorse.vic.gov.au.  

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