Who We are
We are a Non-for-profit Charitable Organization. We Celebrate Africa through Performing Arts. We advocate, Promote Social change and Social Justice through Performing Arts development and Engagement Practices.
We inspire and motivate African Performing artists to utilise the vast opportunities available to them and promote Australia as a multicultural Society.
Celebration of African Australians Inc is registered as a Not for Profit charitable organisation for the advancement of culture with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). We are also registered on the Register of Cultural Organisation (ROCO) — Organisations and Funds with the Office for the Arts and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as a Deductible Gift Recipient Organisation (DGR).The Association operates the African Cultural Centre Gift Fund
Our main Objectives are to inspire and motivate African Performing artist to utilise the vast opportunities available to them and promote Australia as a multicultural society where all ethnic groups have a ‘fair go’ for opportunities and positions. Therefore, it is to celebrate the Performing Arts, Culture and Traditions of Africa to the Wider Australian Community. We appreciate, honour, recognize the achievements, Successes and showcase the contributions of African performing arts to our collective growth and prosperity.
Through the promotion of African Performing arts, we can create a sense of belonging, reduce social isolation, foster inter generational learning and support capacity-development and civic participation among African Australians
Our Strategic Goals
Cultural Identity Through Performing arts
Support unity and a sense of community belonging by celebrating cultural heritage and diversity through African Performing art forms and Practices. Reduce social isolation and facilitate intergenerational cultural artistic Heritage preservation.
Advancement of African performing arts.
Provide a nurturing environment that fosters healthy relationships, inclusivity and resilience among African Australian Performing artists Facilitate Culturally Relevant Affordable performing art program and cultural services Promote gender equality and advancement of women in African performing arts.
Resource Diversification and Organizational Sustainability
Strengthen organizational resource diversification and financial sustainability. Build and maintain effective and efficient governance systems. Ensure sound decision making throughout the organization