event ideas

  • A Taste of Harmony is taking place from 18 – 29 March 2019. Anyone who registers an event is eligible to win an incredible ‘foodie’ trip to beautiful New Zealand.

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  • We caught up with Loredana Pietrosanti an auditor at ASF Audits, to learn about how their office celebrated A Taste of Harmony.   Why did your organisation choose to take part in A Taste of Harmony? How did it come about? Our office is made of a diverse range of cultures from around the world,

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  • “The staff at Figtree represent the very best that we should all look for in our workplaces,” says Fast Ed (A Taste of Harmony ambassador and ‘Better Homes and Gardens’ chef), “they’re keen, committed, and dedicated to the idea that they’re learning each and every day.”   Figtree Conference Centre is a social enterprise run

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  • If you’ve planned your event but are looking for some quick ideas to make it fun and engaging, here are six last-minute ideas!   1. Where do you come from?   Place a large print out of a world map on the wall. Ask your team members to each bring a photo of themselves and

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  • Music and food make a great combination!   Hold a national anthems quiz by playing the first thirty seconds of a few countries’ anthems and ask staff to guess which country’s anthem is being played. Make sure the person with the most correct guesses is recognised for with their rightful title as ‘Human Shazam’.

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  • Ask your colleagues to share games specific to their cultural backgrounds.   Like Mahjong from China or Bocce from Italy, a lunch filled with good food and games is bound to be fun. Make sure to ask those who are bringing in the games to share a memory or story behind it on top of

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  • Who doesn’t have a sweet tooth?   Cultures around the world each have their own take on topping off a meal, so take this time to try it out! Share traditional desserts from countries around the world for a multicultural ‘high tea’. You’d be hard pressed not to find at least one dish you’ll fall

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  • If you’re too busy for lunch, do drinks!   Ask colleagues to bring non-alcoholic drinks like teas, juices, coffee, or milk from different countries. If you’re in need of inspiration, Japan has an excellent selection of teas – and carbonated yoghurt, Korea is known for banana milk, and who can pass up tea from the

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  • A full course meal around the world!   Choose three different cultures and assign each one to either entree, main, or dessert. Allocate staff members evenly to each course/culture and ask that they bring in a dish to represent it. This way, you and your team get a full taste of a variety of cultures,

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