The SSI New Beginnings Festival is a celebration of the artistic vibrancy, cultural expressions and heritage of people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. Join us in celebrating hope, unity and new beginnings! This wonderful one-day arts and culture festival promotes the talents, vitality and diversity that people from refugee and migrant backgrounds bring to Australia's creative sector. Come and celebrate with us.


The outdoor festival will feature live music, dance performances, kid’s workshops and food and market stalls with an array of international cuisines and cultural handicrafts.

Saturday, November 3, 2018
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tumbalong Park (map)

The SSI New Beginnings Spring Festival is a highlight event of the cultural program of the 2018 International Metropolis Conference.