Dandenong Plaza Hosting Harmony Week Events

Dandenong Plaza Hosting Harmony Week Events
Dandenong Plaza Hosting Harmony Week Events

Dandenong Plaza has announced a week of activities to celebrate Harmony Week 2023, highlighting the theme of ‘everyone belongs’ commencing Monday, 20 March 2023 with a key event date on Saturday, 25 March from 11am to 3pm.


Harmony Week celebrates Australia’s cultural diversity. It’s about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone. Harmony Week events have been celebrated in Australia since 1999 and have been a key event at Dandenong Plaza over the years.


Dandenong Plaza will embrace Harmony Week 2023 with the following activities and installations:


Cultural Facts Display: Monday 20 March to Sunday 26 March 2023

Walk through Dandenong Plaza to learn fun cultural facts.


Coffee with a Cop:

Meet and have a friendly conversation with the local Police, over a free coffee, on us!

When: Tuesday, 21 March, 10:30am–11:30am

Where: Muffin Break, Level 2 Food Court at Dandenong Plaza


Multicultural Performances:

Dandenong Plaza will host a variety of cultural performances to embrace the multicultural community. Join in on the visuals and sounds as you witness cultural performances including Aboriginal ceremonial dance, Melanesian dance, African drumming, Vietnamese dance, Bollywood performances, Middle Eastern belly dance and Polynesian dancing.

When: Saturday, 25 March, 11am–3pm

Where: Level 2, Centre Court at Dandenong Plaza


Free Cultural Workshops:

Learn a new skill at a cultural workshop, learn a language, Belly Dancing, Bollywood Dancing and African Drumming.

When: Saturday, 25 March, 11am–3pm

Where: Level 2, near TK Maxx and Daiso.


Roaming Character, Eisha the Elephant

Meet Eisha the Elephant, a life-size replica elephant, roaming Dandenong Plaza on Level 3 for entertainment and selfie photo opportunities.

When: Saturday, 25 March

Where: Roaming Level 3 at Dandenong Plaza.

Time: 11am to 2pm


Primary School Display

Decorated handprint displays by local Dandenong primary school students will be displayed at Dandenong Plaza. Student displays will capture what Harmony Week means to the individual students.


Staff Profiles Displays:

Visit Dandenong Plaza’s social media to see the faces of the staff that make Dandenong Plaza a place where everyone belongs.

Facebook and Instagram – @armadadandenongplaza

When: Monday 20 March to Sunday 26 March 2023


Ms. Anne Johnson, Centre Manager at Dandenong Plaza said, “Harmony Week is one of Dandenong Plaza’s most celebrated annual events, it gives us the opportunity to embrace our culturally diverse retail offering, customers and staff. We invite the community to immerse themselves in our inclusive Harmony Week celebrations which offer activities and entertainment for all ages and family members.”


To find out more about the Harmony Day 2023 activities at Dandenong Plaza log-on to www.armadadandenongplaza.com.au