Burramatta Festival: NAIDOC Week in Parramatta

  • Mon Jul 06 2015
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This NAIDOC join in the celebrations and discover the story of the Darug People – traditional custodians of Parramatta – through ceremony, song, dance, food and the arts at the Burramatta Festival on July 12.

Come see an amazing line-up of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, dance and music on the banks of the Parramatta River. Hear live music from amazing line-up including Radical Son, Shannon Williams aka Brotha Black, Yarramundi Kids and Emma Donovan & The Putbacks.

The Burramatta Festival will also feature:
- Live music + dancing
- Free BBQs
- Free riverside biking experience hosted by CAMWEST & Parramatta Heritage rides
- Free rides and kids’ activities
- Mobile animal petting zoo
- Traditional knowledge workshops
- Market Stalls

In the lead up to the festival, Parramatta City Library are offering a number of free activities during school holidays including Aboriginal story time, mural painting and a ‘walk & weave’ workshops. Families can hop on their bike and explore Parramatta’s rich Aboriginal past with a series of free Indigenous Discovery Bicycle Tours running daily.

Riverside Theatres are screening the award-winning documentary Message from Mungo on 6 July plus a FREE screening of Charlie’s Country on 12 July.

For more information on activities and screenings click here.

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