Fifteen Proud Years Of Harmony Day

The 15th annual Harmony Day will take place this Saturday, celebrating Australia’s rich cultural diversity.

Events will take place across the country – from concerts to morning teas – to celebrate the differences that unite us all.

Festivities will continue across the weekend, with people of all backgrounds joining in the celebrations for Harmony Day followed by the Viva Victoria Festival at Federation Square on Sunday.

Home to over 260 languages and over 135 faiths, Victoria is the multicultural capital of the world.

For more information on Harmony Day visit www.harmony.gov.au. For more information on the Viva Victoria Festival visit www.multicultural.vic.gov.au

Quotes attributable to Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Robin Scott

Harmony Day is a day of respect and inclusiveness – it says that whether here by birth or by choice, we are all Australian.”

“Multiculturalism is one of Victoria’s strongest assets. We can all be proud of our cultural diversity.”

“The Viva Victoria Festival is sure to be a day full of fun, food, song and dance, and I encourage everyone to get down to Federation Square on Sunday.”

 

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