Sunday 28 Feb 11am-2pm Dandenong Market Cleeland/ Clow St Dandenong. The Market is the centre of community life, bringing together 150 different nationalities under one roof. It’s here you will find an amazing variety of fresh local produce, fruits and vegetables, spices, rices, lentils, beans and nuts. Dandenong Market is a haven for bargain hunters, a utopia for treasure seekers and paradise for food lovers of any description.
Sat 5 March 3pm
Mesopotamia Festival, Belle Ville, Globe Alley, Melbourne, Australia 3000 . With Vulgargrad, Smadj (France), Bashka, DJ Systa BB and more!
Thurs 10 March 6.30pm Coburg Library, Corner Victoria and Louisa Streets, Coburg Vardos play gypsy and traditional music learnt from Roma musicians. Local Moreland band Vardos bring their energetic music to Coburg Library. Driven by Alana’s wild violin, chased by accordion and double bass, Vardos play gypsy and traditional music learnt from Roma musicians during their travels in Eastern Europe. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself dancing. Free event.Public transport: Sydney Road tram Jewell and Brunswick Stations on the Upfield train line are ten minutes walk. Bus routes 504, 506, 508 and 509 have bus stops on nearby side streets off Sydney Road.
Thurs 10 March 6pm
Women without Borders’, International Women’s Day event. Eltham Community Reception Centre 801 Main Rd Eltham Tickets are $30 (dinner and drinks).Bookings are essential; tickets are available for purchase throughwww.trybooking.com/176502 by 26 February 2016. Vardos play 9pm.
Friday 11 March 6.30pm Várdos Trio & Folk Dancing Korona Csárda 760 Boronia Road, Wantirna VIC 3152, Australia. This has proven to be a very successful event at Korona Csarda with Vardos playing live and Gyöngyösbokreta dancers (along with improvised performances by the waiting staff) ensuring it will be an outstanding night. Dinner: Buffet $55 p/p / No BYO Event / Seats are Limited!!! To book please call 9801 8887
Sunday 13 March 6.30pm Dandenong World Fare Dandenong Market, Cleeland/ Clow St Dandenong. Delight in market classics and exotic new tastes when Dandenong Market transforms into an outdoor pop-up food bazaar showcasing the best of our region’s delicious multicultural cuisine and street food. With 25 delicious street food traders outside, and 15 inside. The live music will keep visitors entertained and kids will love the face painting and craft workshops.
Easter 2016, 23-28 March
Szászcsávási Dance Camp Canberra, Birrigai, Block 10 Paddy’s River Road Tharwa, ACT Australia.
Come and learn the beautiful and wild Hungarian and Romanian dances from the village of Szászcsávás. Guest teachers all the way from Hungary: Kovacs Norbert and Lorincz Hortenzia. Dance to Live Music from the Transylvaniacs and Vardos.