The Victorian Multicultural Commission invites you to be a part of Cultural Diversity Week, ‘Our journey, Our stories’.
See our latest updates below on Victoria’s Multicultural Festival, promoting the week and how to share the story of your cultural heritage and identity.
Victoria’s Multicultural Festival
Bring your friends and family for a fun-filled day at Fed Square on Saturday 25 March 2017 from 12pm.
See our brand new online program for full details of everything happening on the day including:
VMC Film Festival
Watch the finalist films from our competition reveal multiculturalism through the lens of the next generation.
Catch some of our best young multicultural sounds at this brand new event to close the festival.
Share your story
This year’s Cultural Diversity Week ‘Our journey, Our stories’ calls on Victorians to share the story of their cultural heritage and identity. You’re part of this journey, so what’s your story?
Join us to share your story on social media as part of “I remember…”
Tell a story about one thing you own that shares a special memory from your past that symbolises your cultural heritage or identity.
Is it one of your grandmother’s plates used to share jewelled rice at Iranian family dinners?
Is it the rosary beads you inherited from your aunt of Bosnian heritage and Christian faith?
Is it the mah-jong set given to you as birthday gift from your cousin with a Chinese background?
How to share your story
- Log into Instagram or Facebook
- Post an image with a story of about 100 words that tells people why the thing captured in the image reminds you of your cultural heritage or identity.
- Don’t forget to add the hashtag #myvicstory and tag @multiculturevic
Help spread the word
Tell your friends and family about Cultural Diversity Week with our new promotions kit. Share our images on social media to start a conversation or stick up a poster at work, school, or a community centre and help bring the celebrations to your neighbourhood.
Host an event
Whether it’s a forum, festival, story time or workshop, whether it’s not too late to host an event at home, work, school or in your neighbourhood. Register your event to receive free promotional materials.
What’s going on your in your area for Cultural Diversity Week? Find the festivities near you on at our Events Calendar.
Information about the week in 16 languages
Know someone who needs information in their language? Help us promote new translated content about Cultural Diversity Week now in 16 languages on our website, with details about our interpreter line to get further information in a language other than English.
Cultural Diversity Week wouldn’t be possible without the support of our sponsors. We are very proud to announce our sponsors for Cultural Diversity Week 2017 ‘Our journey, Our stories’ across multiple categories. Watch out for their involvement during the Week.
Cultural Diversity Week is just around the corner.