Students celebrating Harmony Week

Harmony Week 2024 – 18 -24 March.

Harmony Week has been celebrated in Australia since 1999. It is celebrated during the week (Monday to Sunday) that includes 21 March, which is the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

The ongoing theme of Harmony Week is “Everyone belongs“. During Harmony Week Australians come together to celebrate Australia’s multiculturalism and our shared values of inclusiveness, respect, equality , freedom and belonging. It is also a time to reflect on ways we can continue to develop our intercultural understanding and strengthen community harmony.

Orange is the colour chosen to represent Harmony Week: it signifies social communication and relates to freedom of ideas and the fostering of mutual respect.

Events celebrating Harmony Week are take place in schools, and across the country at community centres, churches, businesses and federal, state and local government agencies.

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