Culture Fest

Bollywood Film Screening

Friday 1 November

Join us in opening Culture Fest 2019 with a Bollywood film screening of Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi at the Belgrave Cinema! Your ticket price includes entry to the film and some delicious snacks provided by members of the local Indian community! Samosa’s and an Indian bhuja mix will be provided and the candy bar will also be available to purchase items.

  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Location: Belgrave Cinema, Armidale
  • Cost: $20 (part of the proceeds going to the UNE International Student Scholarship Fund)

*Tickets will be available to purchase at the door or online via the cinema website.


Cultural Activities Program

Saturday 2 November

We’ve got a big program lined up that will extend out over an entire weekend featuring an international film screening, cultural workshops and activities, a festival night with food stalls and live entertainment and a welcome brunch for incoming refugees, migrants and local members of our community.

What’s on:

Beginner’s Yoga Workshop

  • Vera Vidya Yoga Studio – 171 Rusden Street, Armidale
  • FREE
  • 9:00am – 10:30am
  • Register here

Lantern-Making Workshops

  • St Anne’s Hall, St Mary’s Catholic Primary School – 156 Rusden Street, Armidale
  • Entry by donation
    9:30am – 11:30am – Register here
  • 1:30pm – 3:30pm – Register here

Balinese Dance Workshop

  • New England Regional Art Museum – 106-114 Kentucky Street, Armidale
  • Entry by donation
  • 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Register here

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

  • Kent House Activities Room – 141 Faulkner Street, Armidale
  • FREE
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Register here

Origami Workshop

  • Kent House Activities Room – 141 Faulkner Street, Armidale
  • FREE
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm
  • Register here

Festival Night

Saturday 2 November

Let’s celebrate the rich diversity that exists in the New England by coming together and experiencing multicultural music and performance, international food stalls, live displays and a kids culture zone! There’ll something for everyone, plus a jumping slide for the kids, face painting and a craft corner where they can make their very own passport.

  • Time: 5:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Location: Curtis & Civic Park, Armidale
  • FREE

All are welcome – see you there!


Intercultural Brunch

Sunday 3 November

Members of the community are invited to welcome new migrants and refugees to Armidale at this intimate brunch. Places are limited so please register your RSVP to acook34@une.edu.au by Tuesday 29 October to reserve your seat.

Please outline any dietary requirements you have in your RSVP.

  • Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
  • Location: Lawns of Booloominbah Historic House, Booloominbah Drive, University of New England, Armidale
  • FREE

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