Monthly Archives: March 2011

West African Festival at Melbourne’s Immigration Museum

img_1350.JPGOn Sunday 6 March Western Sahara, represented by the Australia Western Sahara Association, was one of twelve countries taking part in a West African Festival at the Immigration Museum in Melbourne.

The festival was opened by The Hon Nicholas Kotsiras, the Victorian State Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship with all the countries taking part in the welcome ceremony in their national dress.

During the day visitors were entertained with music, film, workshops (eg djembe drum making) and cookery demonstrations. Each country displayed cultural artefacts and photographs.
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Celebration of 35th anniversary of the Saharawi republic in Australia

Youtube link: Raising the flag for Western Sahara, 27 Feb 2011

Melbourne (Australia) February28, 2011(SPS) The Saharawi national day was celebrated in Australia with flag raising ceremonies and a dinner organized by the Australia Western Sahara Association in addition to musical concerts and exchange speeches. According to the  Saharawi  representation in Australia.
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