St Kilda’s Free Indigenous Cultural Festival to return in 2020

The City of Port Phillip has announced its free Indigenous cultural festival Yaluk-ut Weelam Ngargee will return in 2020, taking place on Saturday 1 February in St Kilda’s O’Donnell Gardens.The family-friendly event celebrates contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures with a one-day program featuring music and dance performances, food and market stalls, family activities, and more.

A stage will host a line-up of deadly live music acts, while workshops throughout the day will give visitors of all ages an opportunity to try their hand at various traditional crafts. The full program will be announced in December 2019.City of Port Phillip Mayor, Cr Bernadene Voss, says the annual festival brings the community together to celebrate Australia’s Indigenous cultures.

“Yaluk-ut Weelam Ngargee is a vibrant, welcoming event that showcases Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander talent and celebrates the rich Indigenous history of the area. We are thrilled to work with the Boon Wurrung Foundation to bring this event to the summer calendar each year.”The 2020 Yaluk-ut Weelam Ngargee festival will mark the 15th year City of Port Phillip has run the event.

Yaluk-ut Weelam Ngargee
Saturday 1 February 2020
Full program to be announced in December 2019

O’Donnell Gardens, St Kilda
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