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City of Kwinana embracing Harmony Week

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Members of the Kwinana community will have plenty of opportunities to celebrate Harmony Week with a range of events on offer.
Camera IconMembers of the Kwinana community will have plenty of opportunities to celebrate Harmony Week with a range of events on offer.

There is more than one way to celebrate Harmony Week in Kwinana this year, with the City hosting a multitude of multicultural events.

With one in three residents born overseas, Harmony Week is a popular celebration in the region with the City of Kwinana committed to embracing diversity – promoting inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging amongst the community.

It will all kick off with a celebration evening on March 19 from 5pm at the William Bertram Community Centre with multicultural food, dance, activities and music. The event is free.

In line with celebrations, the City will launch its inaugural Multicultural Action Plan, which was developed in response to the rising number of culturally and linguistically diverse residents.

The plan will guide work in the area of area of multiculturalism for the next three years.

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City of Kwinana Deputy Mayor Peter Feasey said he would like to see all residents to get involved in Harmony Week, regardless of their background.

“Harmony Week promotes the many benefits of living in a culturally diverse community and the message that everyone belongs,” he said.

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