World Harmony Festival 2019 at Ipswich: A Shout-Out to Global Peace & Unity

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As a big shout-out to global peace and unity, the World Harmony Festival 2019 will be held on Saturday, 16th March 2019, from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the Robelle Domain Parkland in Ipswich.

Harmony Day

Harmony Day is celebrated annually on March 21st. First held in 1999, the festival coincides with the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

The continuing message of Harmony Day is ‘Everyone Belongs.’ Thus, the activities are geared towards promoting community participation, celebrating diversity, enhancing intercultural understanding, and advocating solidarity to build a harmonious society.

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World Harmony Festival 2019

The World Harmony Festival 2019 is an event held annually to celebrate Harmony Day.  It is free for everyone and has a lot of fun activities that the whole family will enjoy.

Browse through the assorted items displayed at various stalls or try the interesting international flavours at different food booths.

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There’s free face painting for the kids, a Lion Dance Workshop at 5:30 pm, Free Lucky Money to be given out at 6:00 pm, and a Firm Sword Competition scheduled at 6:10 pm. But in order for children to mount the giant slide, land train, rock wall, jumping castle, tea cups, laser skirmish, and ferris wheel, they’ll have to buy the $15 unlimited rides ticket.

There will be multicultural performances to expose the youth to diverse cultures as well as encourage them to understand and accept the idea of multiculturalism.

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Entertainment will also be provided by the Showbiz Express Circus & Dance and Paris Morgan, Australia’s Got Talent finalist.

Culminating activity will be the spectacular fireworks display at 8:00 pm.

Come and participate in an entertaining weekend activity with a noble purpose. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event.

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There are no ATMs available in the area so you are advised to plan ahead to take advantage of all the fun.