Kick off the festive season in Koorie style with A Very Koorie Krismas at Federation Square this Saturday, 1 December from 11am-4pm. Offering the magic of Krismas with free activities for families throughout the day; the day will feature weaving workshops, live music from Amos Roach, Brett Lee and dance from the Indigenous Hip Hop Projects along with a gum leaf performance by Uncle Herb Patten.
Koorie Klaus will be coming to town, with a special appearance at 3pm.
For the first time, a special Koorie Krismas Market will showcase art, craft and design from our Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. Here you will be able to buy unique gifts of exquisite jewellery, hand woven baskets, artwork, clothes, native bush products and much more.
Key stalls include: Haus of Dizzy; Gammin Threads; weaving artist Donna Blackall; Winyarr Dreaming Creations; Miss Emily Aboriginal Arts; Karroong Craft; Yarn Strong Sista; Baluk Arts; Mabu Mabu and shopKOORIE along with many others. While you are there, also consider having a look at the Koorie Hertiage Centre which has several exhibitions now showing. Created by the Koorie Hertiage Trust in partnership with Federation Square, A Very Koorie Krismas is here on the 1st of December, don't miss out!
Dates: Saturday, 1 December 2018 Location: Federation Square, Corner of Swanston and Flinders Street, Melbourne 3000
Time: 11am - 4pm Koorie Heritage Trust Website