HISTORY FESTIVAL: Cultural events at the Migration Museum

100 Years of Latvia’s History

26-28 April 2019, 10am-4pm
Free, Bookings not required

On 18 November 2018 the Republic of Latvia celebrated the 100th anniversary of the proclamation its independence.  The Association of Latvian Organisations in South Australia Inc, in conjunction with the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Honorary Consul of the Republic of Latvia in South Australia, have produced 10 pictorial banners detailing the significant historical events of Latvia in the last century.  Come and learn about the tiny Baltic States’ struggle for freedom and its achievements since regaining independence from the Soviet Union.

A Day with Persian History, Food and Art

Sunday 5 May, 11am-3pm
Free, Bookings not required

History Festival is a great opportunity to share our history and culture with other nations, celebrating the common themes that unite humanity and enjoy learning about customs and traditions of other nations. In this event, we will have short presentations about Persian architecture, art and food along with demonstration of cooking a traditional food and displays of art and music. Persian tea, refreshments and sweets will be served for the audience throughout the event. Presented by the Iranian Women’s Organisation of South Australia.

Latino Footprints

Tuesday 14 May, 10am-5pm & Wednesday 15 May, 10am-4pm
Free, Bookings not required

The Gabriela Mistral Spanish Speaking School and Cultural Centre presents Latino Footprints, an exhibition telling the stories of Latino-background members when they first arrived in Australia and their migration experience. It also provides an overview and an insight into the decisions they had to make for migration for us to reflect on.