THE NEW BEGINNINGS: REFUGEE ART & CULTURE FESTIVAL 2017 IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO CELEBRATE HOPE, UNITY AND NEW BEGINNINGS AND TO COUNTER NEGATIVE OPINIONS ABOUT REFUGEES AND PEOPLE SEEKING ASYLUM. HERE ARE SOME WAYS YOU CAN GET INVOLVED. 

 
 
Inkumburwa Dance Group performing at the New Beginnings Festival 2016.

Inkumburwa Dance Group performing at the New Beginnings Festival 2016.

 
 
Festival goers enjoying what's on offer

Festival goers enjoying what's on offer

CALL OUT FOR PERFORMERS, WORKSHOP FACILITATORS AND STALLHOLDERS!

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from individuals, groups and organisations interested in taking part in the Spring installment of the festival.

The New Beginnings Festival in Spring is a free, family-friendly fair day from 12–7pm on Saturday November 18, 2017 at Tumbalong Park in Darling Harbour. This outdoor event will include a main stage, kids’ space, market and food stalls, and much more.

Click below to express your interest in participating in the New Beginnings Festival for Spring. 

The deadline for Expressions of Interest is September 30, 2017. We encourage EOIs to be submitted as soon as possible.

 

BECOME A FESTIVAL PARTNER

Partnership opportunities are available for businesses and organisations that are keen to make a difference in the community, achieve corporate social responsibility objectives and expose your brand to a large and relevant audience.

Festival volunteers make a big difference on the day

Festival volunteers make a big difference on the day

VOLUNTEER

Stay tuned for volunteer opportunities at the 2017 festival events! For more information on the SSI Volunteer Program, click Volunteer below.