Expressions of Interest for Emerge in Yarra 2016 now open!

To Yarra based organisations, artists and community groups,

Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) is seeking Expressions of Interest for their annual Emerge Festival in the City of Yarra. The festival runs from June 19-25 commemorating World Refugee Week through showcasing the contribution our emerging, refugee and asylum seeker communities are having on contemporary arts and culture in Melbourne.

Expressions of Interest are being sought from Yarra based artists, community groups or organisations who have ideas for arts and culture based events, exhibitions, music concerts, forums or workshops to run as part of the Emerge Festival Week.

MAV will provide venue and some production support, along with extensive marketing and publicity through their Emerge Festival program and campaign.

Please send through the following information:
1. Description of event (200 word max)
2. Type of space required
3. Technical requirements
4. Previous artistic/event management experience
5. Why you think this event should be part of the 2016 Emerge Festival
6. Contact information (phone, email, website if applicable)

**For more information:**Please feel free to contact Project Officer Jess Fairfax for more information via email or call +613 9188 3681. Forlast year’s festival programs click here.

Image: Desta Night, Emerge in Yarra 2015