2020 National Multicultural Festival

Volunteer performers – NOW OPEN

Open: 5 August 2019
Close: 16 September 2019

Applications are invited for performances, artistic and cultural, including dance, music, song, comedy, theatre etc. These will be considered by the Festival Team against a range of factors when deciding on selection and performance scheduling. The NMF reserves the right to schedule all acts across the program. You can apply by the link below:

https://csd.eventsair.com/2020-national-multicultural-festival/volunteer-performer

Volunteer Performers applying directly through this avenue will be scheduled on general stages subject to stage time availability. Applications will be considered by the Festival Team against a range of factors when deciding on selection and performance scheduling. The NMF reserves the right to schedule all acts across the program. All Festival applicants will be subject to the Volunteer Performer Terms and Conditions.

If however you wish to participate in a Showcase at the 2020 Festival, please contact the appropriate Showcase Coordinator to express your interest. Performers who have already been approved or engaged by the Showcase Coordinator need not apply through the volunteer performer application. Showcase Coordinators will be responsible for scheduling their individual programs and reserve the right to schedule all performances within their Showcase.

The following Showcases are featured in the Festival; African Village, Bellydance, Celtic Tattoo, China Village, Greek Glendi, India in the City, Indigenous, Languages, Latin Quarters, Pacific Islander and United States. If you are interested in participating in a Showcase but are unsure of the Showcase Coordinator, please contact the Festival Team and your expression of interest will be sent to the appropriate Showcase Coordinator for assessment.

2020 National Multicultural Festival Stallholder applications are now open!

Applications close Friday 30 August 2019.

The National Multicultural Festival (Festival) is a celebration of the cultural diversity of the Australian Capital Territory. The Festival serves as a platform for the multicultural community groups, allowing them to showcase their traditions and heritage, through music, dance, cultural displays and food stalls.

There are multiple categories under which stallholders can apply. Please consider the items you are selling when applying and if you are unsure as to which category you fall under, please contact the Festival team on inbox@multicultralfestival.com.au

The application categories are:

  • Community Food and/or Culturally Relevant Items (e.g. traditional jewellery, clothing or crafts)
  • Community Food and/or Liquor
  • Community Clubs
  • Community Information
  • Commercial Food and/or Culturally Relevant Items (e.g. traditional jewellery, clothing or crafts)
  • Commercial Food and/or Liquor *all registered organisations must apply under this category
  • Diplomatic

Applicants should have the following items before starting the online application: (Please note, these details are required to complete the online application and the online application must be completed in one sitting, or all details will need to be resubmitted.)

  • Public Liability Insurance policy details (including policy expiration date)
  • Power and cool room parking space requirements
  • For Community Organisations, the organisations Incorporation number
  • For Community Clubs, the club License number

Payment will not be accepted before an application is approved. Successful applications will receive an email and invoice. Payment is required within seven working days of receiving this email.

Inclusion in the Festival is not confirmed until payment has been received. Delayed payment may result in the application no longer being accepted and a stall may be offered to another applicant in the case of delayed payments. Stallholders with outstanding fees from previous festivals are excluded from participating in the 2020 event.

2020 NMF Stallholder Terms and Conditions [PDF 2.6MB]

Follow the link below to apply:

https://csd.eventsair.com/2020-national-multicultural-festival/stallholder-home

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