A FREE annual community event, the Banyule City Council presents you with a day of family fun, filled with entertainment and activities. Head to the Malahang Festival at Malahang Reserve, corner Southern Rd & Oriel Rd (123 Southern Rd, Heidelberg West) on Sunday 17 November 2019 from 11am to 4pm for a FREE event with multicultural flavours and the aroma of sustainability.
Popular ABC TV personality dirtgirlworld will be performing with her crew of energetic eco-warriors live on the Main Stage with a meet-and-greet photo opportunity after her performance. Music and dance from many sectors of the community will also be performing on the Main Stage along with a multicultural fashion parade. The Community Stage will be hosting Banyule Has Talent with local acts.
There are dedicated areas like the youth area and kids zone, along with food and market stalls, community arts projects, sporting activities and other events as follows. FREE face painting, henna tattoos, seedling giveaways and veggie swap, circus workshops, make your own dream catcher, kids fruit kebab drop-in workshop, sensory safe chill out space, and soccer games at the exciting new 5-a-side community football pitch.
See the full program here for the Malahang Main Stage and Community Stage performance times so you don't miss out on performances you're looking forward to.
ASIYAM comes to the Festival hot off the runway at this year's Melbourne Fashion Week. Be wowed by the flow of fabric and vibrant colours of outfits designed by your own Heidelberg local. ASIYAM is an Australian company of Islamic Fashion with unique style. They stock the highest quality, contemporary modest fashion, with FREE worldwide shipping. Enjoy the Somali Fashion Parade at the Festival on the Main Stage at 3.30pm.
Transition 3018 are responsible for hosting a seedling giveaway to help residents kick start their garden. Learn about the Transition Towns movement to promote sustainable living by building resilient communities. Join them to get gardening advice, grab some free seedlings, and generally learn more about building resilience to climate change by building up the community. They'll also be hosting a special veggie swap at the Festival. If you don't have veggies to swap, you can still stop by to enjoy the free seedlings and information stall.