Event Festival of Harmony

Georges River Council is organising a series of events to celebrate Harmony Day from 18-28 March.

Event 1. Harmony Day celebration: People of all ages and cultures are invited to celebrate Harmony Day in Hurstville on Wednesday 21 March from 10am -1pm, Marana Auditorium, MacMahon Street, Hurstville.
The City’s rich cultural diversity will be on display:stories from the oldest continuous culture of first Australians to the cultures of newest arrivals from around the world,cultural performances,henna hand painting, children’s activities as well as multicultural food and creative stalls. Be part of creating a Welcome message of Harmony!

Event 2. Hearts Full of Harmony
Sunday 18 March, 9.30am – 3.30pm, St George Community Housing, Humphreys Lane, Hurstville
A free multicultural vocal music skills development day for people who enjoy group singing with little or no formal music training. It is to improve skills and meet others and perhaps find choir to join.

Event 3. a Workshop on Strengthening your capacity to work with cultures
Thursday 22 March, 10.00am – 12.00pm, Civic Centre, Hurstville

For Council staff, community workers and community leaders. This interactive workshop will provide you with the tools to develop your own cultural intelligence and ability to communicate and connect across cultures.

Event 4. Neighbour Day
Sunday 25 March, 10.00am – 1.00pm, Woodville Park, between Wright and Hudson Streets, Hurstville
A free community BBQ. It’s a great way to meet your neighbours, break down barriers and help create a strong and safe community where you look out for each other.

Event 5. St George Interfaith Forum
Wednesday 28 March, 9.00am – 1.00pm, Research& Education Centre, 4-10 South Street, Kogarah

A Forum for interfaith dialogue between religious leaders and health and community workers.
It aims to improve the quality of life of local people by working together and build understanding and harmony in the community.

Event 6. Library activities
Wednesday 21 March, 11am -11.45am, Kogarah Library and Service Centre, Kogarah Town Square, Belgrave Street Kogarah.
Bilingual story time in Nepali and English for pre-schoolers. A fun way to share your culture and learn some Nepali.

Community afternoon Tea 1pm – 3pm community members are invited to an afternoon tea to give us feedback on our services, collections and programs and events. All events are free.



10am 1pm 21 March and various


Marana Auditorauim, MacMahon Street Hurstville NSW