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Discovery Festival of Community Arts celebrates opening with colourful art show

Posted 28 September 2015 by (Hurstville News)

Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Vince Badalati invites the community to come along and help support the 2015 Discovery Festival of Community Arts.
Mayor Badalati said that this was a great annual initiative which explores the multicultural elements of our great city and promotes its diversity.
"This Festival showcases local community arts programs and projects around our local government area which contribute towards community wellbeing," he said.
"It aims to inspire, challenge and celebrate the diversity of our community whilst building access, participation and bridges of understanding through creativity endeavor."
The official opening of the 2015 Discovery Festival of Community Arts and 2015 MHAD Art Exhibition will be held at Hurstville Museum & Gallery on Saturday, 10 October 2015 at 1.00pm.
This years 2015 Discovery Festival of Community Arts events include:
Opening of 2015 Discovery festival and MHAD Art Exhibition
Pottery, linocuts & mosaics

Where : Hurstville Museum & Gallery
Date : Saturday, 10 October 2015
Time : 1.00pm-3.00pm
Cost : Free
Right as Rain Café & Bazaar
Health and wellbeing stalls

Where : Hurstville Entertainment Centre, MARANA
Date : Sunday, 11 October 2015
Time : 10.00am-2.00pm
Cost : Gold coin donation
The Film Seen presents The Man From Coxs River
With film makers, Russell Kilbey and Amy Scully to attend and afternoon tea to follow.

Where : Hurstville Entertainment Centre, Civic Theatre
Date : Sunday, 18 October 2015
Time : 1.00pm-4.00pm
Cost : $7 general admission. Film Seen members Free
Ive a good mind to… Paint - Mental Health Month Art Workshop
Chinese brush painting with live traditional Chinese music and model with afternoon tea

Where : Hurstville Museum & Gallery
Date : Saturday, 10 October 2015
Time : 1.00pm-3.00pm
Cost : Free

St George Arts & Cultural Network forum (Inaugural)

Where : Hurstville Entertainment Centre
Date: Friday, 23 October 2015
Time: 4.00pm-7.00pm
Cost: $10
Amulet - presented by Fiestaville Multicultural Arts
Music Theatre performance

Where : Hurstville Civic Theatre
Date: Friday, 23 October 2015
Time : 7.00pm-8.30pm
Cost: $10 / $5 concession
Australian Macedonian Cinema Days
Directing workshop, shorts and features

Where: Hurstville Civic Theatre
Date: Saturday, 24 October 2015
Time: 10.00am-10.00pm
Cost: $10
A musical tribute to the WWI ANZACS and to
commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII

Where: Mortdale RSL Club, Macquarie Place, Mortdale
Date: Sunday, 25 October 2015
Time: 2.00pm
Cost: Gold coin donation. Proceeds to Legacy.
Fiestaville Song & Dance Night
Featuring Kengugro Hungarian dancers and music

Where: Hurstville Seniors & Community Centre
Date: Saturday, 31 October 2015
Time: 5.00pm-8.30pm
Cost: $20 / $10 concession
For more information, visit or contact the Cultural Development Officer, Anne-Marie Wiles on 9330 6069.

Anthea Gregory-Desmond
Acting Manager Public Relations and Events
9330 6008 or 0433 051 388