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Update April 6th 2017
VENUE CHANGED DUE TO WEATHER WARNINGS. Now held at South Melbourne Town Hall, 208–220 Bank St, South Melbourne.

A vibrant mix of artists and cultures, & activities for all
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One of the most important dates on the calendar should be the Piers Festival 2017, at Princes Pier - 2 Pier Street, Port Melbourne on Sunday 9 April 2017 from 11am to 5pm. Best of all, its free to attend.

Proudly, the 6th Piers Festival is hosted by Multicultural Arts Victoria, and you're in for a treat as it features a vibrant mix of artists and cultures. Iconic sounds, new collaborations and music and dance activities to delight all ages points to a great musical section of the event, and the highlight artists include -

Joe Camilleri and the Black Sorrows
The Core-tet
Oi Dipnoi
The HaBiBis
Mojo Juju and the Samoan Choir
MC Anna GoGo & DJ PAZ.

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Image courtesy of The Black Sorrows

There'll be displays, performances and activities from various active cultural groups, a fashion show, historical forum, poetry workshop, historical tours, craft, song and dance workshops, storytelling, the International Teahouse, international food, art and craft stalls, puppet show, hoops, face painting, film screenings and more. Check the website for more details.

Migration stories will also feature in What Happened At The Pier; The Pilgrim puppet show and such like, along with poetry readings, film screenings of Reading The Wind and Australia's Maltese Falcon. You won't go hungry either with Indonesian, Spanish, Mutter Krause sausages, Grumble Tumms Indigenous, Filipino Street Food and a host of other tastebud tempters there, to satisfy your need for sustenance. Come one, come all, its going to be fantastic!

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Image courtesy of Oi Dipnoi


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Why? Piers Festival 2017
When: 9 April 2017; 11am to 5pm
Where: South Melbourne Town Hall, 208–220 Bank St, South Melbourne
Cost: Free to attend
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UPDATE: VENUE CHANGED DUE TO WEATHER WARNINGS. Now held at South Melbourne Town Hall, 208–220 Bank St, South Melbourne.
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