Sights, sounds and flavors from around the world will come to Orange on Saturday, March 26 for Harmony Day celebrations.
The free Orange Harmony Day festivities will transform Civic Square South Court into a sea of color, music, dance and food as our community comes together to celebrate the city’s rich cultural diversity.
DIVERSITY: The high-energy Bhangra dance will feature during the Harmony Day celebrations on Saturday, March 26.
Orange Harmony Day will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, March 26 at Civic Square South Court.
Special guest artists will be Laddu and Bhangra dancers, Fattisha Kamara performing her high energy Brazilian samba, Indian singers and dancers, as well as music and entertainment by local artists and free activities for children.
One of the highlights of the event will be the wide range of delicious multicultural food and drink that will be available for purchase, including indigenous bush dishes, Sri Lankan, Indonesian and Thai dishes, Bodhi Garden vegetarian dishes, Pakistani desserts and Moroccan tea.
Orange City Council Community Services Policy Committee Chair Cr Mel McDonell encouraged everyone to come with friends and family to celebrate our diversity.
“Harmony Day brings together people from all cultures and communities in a celebration of inclusiveness, respect and belonging for everyone,” said Cr McDonell.
“It’s a wonderful opportunity to share our cultural heritage, to get to know others and to be proud of our multicultural society. In light of recent world events, coming together as a community is more important than ever.
The annual celebration of our cultural diversity coincides with National Harmony Week, which is held March 21-27, 2022.