11 am – 10 pm at Mia Mia Gallery, Templestowe http://www.didgefestival.com/
FRIDAY 24 FEB: BUSH TUCKER AND BUSH MEDICINE WALK plus TRADITIONAL SMOKING CEREMONY with Wurundjeri Elder, Bill Nicholson and
Reconciliation Manningham at Currawong Bush Park 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
277 Reynolds Road, Doncaster East, Melways Ref 34 H6 -FREE
65 people, including 30 school children, attended this event. The participation and feedback was enthusiastic.
I FEEL PROUD TODAY COMMUNITY BREAKFAST COMMEMORATING THE NATIONAL APOLOGY: Gather on the banks of the Yarra at Birrarung Mar 8 am Monday 13 Feb for
the Fourth Anniversary Celebration of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations with dance, stories, song and tucker – free coffee and damper – see link for details.
The inaugural Melbourne Indigenous Arts Festival celebrates Melbourne’s rich culture from an exclusively Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspective with three days of FREE Indigenous theatre, music, literature, film, cabaret, dance and more. Delve into Indigenous culture and its influence on the present and future, through a range of art forms. Join music greats Dan Sultan, Casey Donovan, Archie Roach, Troy Casser-Daley and more, as they take to the stage over three days of free celebration. More than music, the festival hosts a diversity of arts experiences for all ages. Visit the Koorie Night Market at the Atrium, be moved by theatre and experience traditional and contemporary dance at Birrarung Marr. Watch the best of black screen at ACMI with Blak Nite Cinema, join the conversation at a public forum, take a stroll through the Indigenous Laneway Commissions and visit Melbourne’s City Gallery. There’s something for everyone. Fri 10 – Sun 12 Feb.