There are two major multicultural events held each year in the Northern Territory (NT):
- Darwin Waterfront Harmony Soiree
- Big Day Out in Harmony in Alice Springs.
Read below for more information.
The Darwin Waterfront Harmony Soiree is a celebration of the NT's cultural richness, diversity and a display of harmony as a multicultural society.
The event is organised by the NT Government, Darwin Waterfront Corporation, Darwin Community Arts and the Multicultural Council of the NT.
Join in the cultural activities and entertainment and try delicious food from different parts of the world.
The event includes a lantern competition, lantern flotilla release and fireworks finale.
The Darwin Waterfront Harmony Soiree is held in May every year at the Darwin Waterfront Precinct.
When the exact event date is confirmed, participants and attendees will be notified.
How to get involved
You can submit an expression of interest if you would like to hold a community stall, food stall or performance at the Darwin Waterfront Harmony Soiree.
Expression of interests open in October and close in February every year.
To submit an expression of interest, follow these steps:
Step 1. Fill in the form that applies to you
Step 2. Fill in a talent release authority
All participants must also fill in a talent release authority for the use of photographs, videos and audio recordings taken during the soiree.
Step 3. Submit your application
You can submit your application in person, by email or mail to:
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Level 2 RCG House
83-85 Smith Street
Darwin NT 0800
PO Box 37037
Winnellie NT 0820
Multicultural Community Services of Central Australia and the Alice Springs Town Council run a harmony event for Alice Springs.
The event is held on the lawns of the Alice Springs Town Council. It showcases food, films, music, dance and martial arts demonstrations from the town's multicultural community.
Last updated: 30 September 2021
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