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I Did Not Choose to be a Refugee

Celebrated Eritrean artist Michael Adonai tells the stories of asylum seekers through his paintings. Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre, Jun 13-27.

Emerge Festival Main Event

This musical extravaganza is the centrepiece of Emerge Festival – the one-of-a-kind celebration of Melbourne's emerging refugee community. Fitzroy Town Hall, Sun Jun 15.

David Nyuol Vincent author talk

In celebration of Refugee Week, the Williamstown Library welcomes David Nyuol Vincent to share his uplifting and perilous journey to Australia. Williamstown Library, Wed Jun 18.

ReMastered Myths

Artists collaborate for an evening of eclectic tunes at the Iwaki Auditorium. Iwaki Auditorium, Wed Jun 18.

Omagh Celebrations

A new cultural festival set to pay homage to the rich Hazara culture. Springvale Town Hall, Sun Jun 22.


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World Refugee Week 2014 details

Around Melbourne, Melbourne 3000

Date 15-21 Jun

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