15 - 21 March 2021
Celebrating culture with the City of Unley’s Community Centres. Community Centres are celebrating Harmony Day through a series of videos available online. The videos are a celebration of cultural diversity and showcase Community Centre volunteers and members sharing their culture through cooking demonstrations and generously sharing their stories. The cultures represented include Mexican, Persian, Indian, Chinese/Malaysian and Ahmadiyya Muslim Women.
Linda is a volunteer at Unley Community Centre. In this video Linda will share stories and traditions about her Chinese and Malaysian heritage, including the traditions around celebrating Chinese New Year.
Hear from representatives from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association who have been volunteering at Clarence Park Community Centre as part of the Taste and Flavour Sensations Cooking Demonstrations. In this video they share stories of their culture, traditions and demonstrate a traditional recipe of chicken pilau and beef kebab.
Stella has been a cooking teacher and volunteered at Clarence Park Community Centre as part of the Taste and Flavour Sensation Cooking Demonstration where she has demonstrated a variety of different cooking styles that are part of her Singaporean heritage. In this video Stella will share with you her story about coming to Australia from Singapore and will showcase three popular Indian vegetarian meals, including Indian mashed potato, fish curry and eggplant curry.
Meet Evaristo a yoga instructor at Clarence Park Community Centre who migrated to Australia. Evaristo will take you on a journey as he shares stories of his Mexican heritage and family tree going back to the Aztec’s and how the Mexican traditions continue to be celebrated in his family today. In this video he will also share with you is trio of dips that are sure to be a crowd pleaser at any social occasion.
Soraya is a volunteer at Unley Community Centre. In this video she celebrates her Persian heritage by showcasing the unique crafts and food of Persia