Vietnamese settlement exhibition & conversation series

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Tuesday 16 June 2015 to Saturday 20 June 2015

Join us at VU at MetroWest for a host of events as part of Refugee Week

The 40 years of Vietnamese settlement exhibition runs from 16-20 June.

Opening hours for the exhibition are: 

  • Tuesday 16 June to Friday 19 June: 8am - 6pm
  • Saturday 20 June: 9am - 2pm

The 40 years of Vietnamese settlement is a mobile exhibition focusing on the survival of and successful integration stories in Australia through the lens of local Vietnamese Australians. The aim is to make build greater social cohesion and support for multicultural Australia through personal stories at local levels.

Exhibition launch

Please note new date & time for the exhibition launch.

The launch will be held at VU at MetroWest on Wednesday 17 June at 5.30pm.

Lunch time conversation series 

(part of the 40 years of Vietnamese Settlement exhibition)

Vietnamese contribution to the arts

When: 17 June, 12.30pm 
Speaker: Cuong Nguyen

Vietnamese business contribution in Footscray

When: 18 June, 12.30pm
Speaker: Wing La – Businessman, Footscray Asian Business Association

The role of religion in the integration and contribution of the Vietnamese community

When: 19 June, 12.30pm 
Speaker: The Venerable Thich Phuoc Tan

Footscray University Town events & activities

This one of a range of Footscray Uni Town events & activities brought to you as part of the ongoing Footscray University Town partnership between VU and Maribyrnong City Council.

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Exhibition: 16-20 June 2015

Launch: 17 June, 5.30pm

Conversation series: 17, 18 & 19 June, 12.30pm