Annual General Meeting 2014

To all our current financial members of VodaFest Czech & Slovak Association,

We would like to warmly invite all our current members to the Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will be held the week after the festival, on Sunday 30th November 2014 from 10 - 11am atSokol, 497 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne. 

VodaFest Community Award 2014

Community Award 2014Nominations are still OPEN for the VodaFest Community Award 2014!

Introducing the award for the first time this year, we have decided to recognize the achievements of a person/s who has made a significant contribution to the service of Australia’s Czech & Slovak community. Awards nomination search is NOW on!

Maypole Celebration and 'Witch Burning' - Spring Traditions

Date: 
Saturday, 3 May 2014 - 10:00am
Location: 
Sumava Peksa Park
46
Belgrave South, VIC

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Maypole Celebration

Slovaks in Australia Day People's March

Date: 
Sunday, 26 January 2014 - 8:00am
Location: 
Meeting point: Sokol Melbourne or Cnr Bourke/Swanston Street
497 Queensberry Street
Melbourn North, VIC

For the fourth time in so many years, together with over fifty groups representing diverse communities that build up Australia, proud Slovaks will march the streets of Melbourne City at the 2014 Australia Day's March.

Czechs in Australia Day People's March

Date: 
Sunday, 26 January 2014 - 8:00am
Location: 
Meeting point: Sokol Melbourne or Cnr Bourke/Swanston Street
497 Queensberry Street
Melbourne North, VIC

For the the very first time, together with over fifty groups representing diverse communities that build up Australia, proud Czechs will march the streets of Melbourne City at the 2014 Australia Day's March.

Wearing folk costumes from various regions of Bohemia and Moravia, under Australian and Czech flags, join the crowds and the Victorian Premier and Governor, and the Lord Mayor of Melbourne for the official Flag Raising ceremony. Then, march with us along Swanston Street, over the river and into Domain Gardens.

Czech and Slovak Newsletter - December 2013

In this issue:

  • VodaFest at the 2013 Polish Festival
  • Sumava Children Playground Opening
  • Preparations for VodaFest 2014
  • St Nicholas Dinner Dance at Sokol
  • ASAV St Nicholas Picnic
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch at Sokol
  • New Year's Eve Dinner Dance at Sokol
  • New Year's Ball 2013/14 at the Slovak House

VodaFest at the Polish Festival

This month VodaFest participated at the Polish Festival at Federation square. Our team quickly Polish Festivalpicked up a nick name of "blue team" and was introducing to the broader Australian public Czech and Slovak food specialties such as BBQ cikanska, veal pattie, beef goulash and traditional cakes. All the menu received a favourable feedback and our team had a great time talking to all the nice people and spreading the word about VodaFest - Czech and Slovak Festival.

Children Playground Opening

Date: 
Saturday, 23 November 2013 - 11:00am
Location: 
Sumava Peksa Park
46 Locks Way
Belgrave South, VIC

The VodaFest Czech and Slovak Assocation would like to welcome you for a Grand Opening of the Children playground on the 23rd November from 11am-1pm at Sumava Peksa Park, Belgrave South. We will be celebrating with a BBQ and beer while children will be able to try out the new playground. The day will be full of activities for children - performing amateur theatre KUK and the Czech school of Melbourne. You are all welcome to join us!

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