"On behalf of the GVMF (Global Village Multicultural Festival) board, it is
of great regret to inform all our fantastic supporters and friends that we
have decided to POSTPONE The 2016 GLOBAL VILLAGE MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL to a
Due to some earlier obstruction and challenges our "Not for Profit"
organisation consisting of a small team of volunteers were faced with, we
have had no choice but to take this line of action.
We'd like to thank all our registered Folk Dancing Groups, Bands, Musicians,
Food and Drink partners, infrastructure suppliers, all our supporters, the
Docklands Chamber of Commerce and Médecins sans Frontières for all their
help and interest, and to apologise for any inconvenience caused, in
particular, to all our international and interstate Folk Dancing Groups who
have booked accommodation and airfares.
We are currently in discussions with some exciting potential partners to
help alleviate this pressure to hopefully make 2017 even bigger and better
than 2016 promised to be.
A full announcement shall be posted online as soon as our new 2017 date is
The GVMF team.
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Over 24,000 patrons!
For it’s inaugural year, on a weekend with an absolutely jam-packed Melbourne Festival Calender, including multiple October Fest events and the Lygon Street Festa nearby, The 2015 Global Village Multicultural Festival was still a tremendous success.
Over 24,000 people enjoyed a cultural feast of Food, Music and Dancing over two days and nights at a scale and quality never seen before. Many visitors were simply in awe at the amazing range of genuine Street food (over 70 different nationalities) , or the massive outdoor Beer Garden with over 50 cultures represented.