Harmony Day

Music Joins Us All

Saturday 23 March 2019

10am - 3.30pm 

Come and join us as we celebrate our vibrant multicultural community.

Participating communities are from the Congo, Spain, Ireland, Myanmar, Scotland, Vietnam, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and India. 

EVENT PROGRAM

10.00am

Welcome to Country

Coralie Cassady (Gurambilbarra Wulgurukaba)

10.10am

Welcome to Harmony Day

Meg Davis (Townsville Multicultural Support Group)

Scott Stewart (Member for Townsville)

Jenny Hill (Mayor, Townsville City Council)

10.30am

Flamenco dance performance

10.30am – 12.30pm

Henna painting and Face Painting

11.00am

Townsville Bush & Folk Dance Performance

11.30am

Indian dance performance

11.30am

Chai & spicy donuts in the Chai Tent

12.00pm

Irish dance performance

12.30pm

Strum & Giggle

1.00pm

Thai dance performance & coconut dessert tasting

1.30pm

Vietnamese spoken history presentation

2.00pm

Burmese dance performance & snacks

2.30pm

Prize Draws

2.50pm

Townsville Thuringowa Pipe Band

WORKSHOPS

11.30am

Bush and folk dancing

2.00pm

Indonesian Angklung

3.00pm

Making Vietnamese spring rolls

Harmony Day is all about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging. This year will mark the 20th year of National celebrations of Harmony Week which includes the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.


The celebrations at the Museum of Tropical Queensland are a collaboration between Townsville Multicultural Support Group, Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland, Diversicare and Triple T community radio station. 

Free with Museum admission. Admission is free for Annual Pass holders. 

#museumoftropicalqld #harmonyday #harmonyweek

Event Details

Dates
23 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 03:30 PM

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