Featuring top emerging talent from Melbourne’s West, across two stages, Emerge in the West 2015 is an exciting new festival that will see Nicholson Street, Footscray come alive with African music, culinary experiences, art, fashion, crafts, textiles and more!
Presented by Multicultural Arts Victoria, in partnership with Maribyrnong City Council Festival City Program, Emerge in the West will take place on Saturday 16th May. The event aims to empower and create connections for artists and communities from refugee backgrounds, and to celebrate and acknowledge the important contributions of local newly arrived refugee and emerging multicultural communities.
Emerge in the West
Saturday 16 May, 1pm-7pm
Nicholson St (between Paisley and Irving St), Footscray
Tell us what event you’ll go to during Victoria’s Refugee Week to go in the draw to win one of three The Best of Visible CDs – featuring mentees and mentors in Multicultural Arts Victoria’s Visible Music Mentoring Program. The CD will be available for pick up at Multicultural Arts Victoria’s Emerge in the West festival. To enter, email: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line ‘Emerge in the West’.