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2016 Discovery Festival of Community Arts


The Georges River Council Discovery Festival of Community Arts showcases local community cultural development initiatives developed during the year leading up to the October-November festival period.


This year, local community artists and cultural organisations, presented the following events in partnership with Georges River Council:

  1. St George Arts and Cultural Network Forum #3
  2. What’s With the Dots? – Aboriginal Art Appreciation Seminar
  3. Macedonian Cinema Days – 3-day Film Festival
  4. The Film Seen, 2016 Discovery Screening Event
  5. Fiestaville and Friends Concerts
  6. Discovery Art & Craft Market Day at St George Creative Art & Craft Centre
  7. St George Art Society 72nd Members’ Annual Exhibition and Awards
  8. 2016 Discovery Writers Literary Awards
  9. Grandma’s Getting Married – by Australian Macedonian Theatre of Sydney

Sincere thanks and congratulations to all the Festival partners, participants and patrons including:

  • Bayside Council
  • Annette Webb – local Aboriginal artist and elder
  • Art Gallery NSW
  • Australian Macedonian Cultural Association
  • Screen NSW
  • Australian Film Television and Radio School
  • Australian Macedonian Weekly
  • The Film Seen
  • Fiestaville Multicultural Arts Inc
  • Club Rivers
  • St George Creative Art & Craft Centre
  • JCS MHAD: Jubilee Community Services - Mental Health Arts Development
  • St George Art Society
  • Discovery Writers
  • Australian Macedonian Theatre of Sydney

More information

For more information, please contact Council's Cultural Development Officers:

Anne-Marie Wiles, Cultural Development Officer + Discovery Festival Coordinator
P 9330 6097 | M 0411 744 730 E awiles@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au
Arabella Lee, Community Development Officer – Cultural Services 
P 9330 9580 | M 0409 667 841 E arabella.lee@kogarah.nsw.gov.au