Sydney Harbourside Precincts Unite for Vibrant NAIDOC Week Celebrations!

Sydney Harbourside Precincts Unite for Vibrant NAIDOC Week Celebrations!

Sydney’s iconic harbourside precincts – Barangaroo, The Rocks, and Darling Harbour – are joining forces to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2024, themed “Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud & Proud.” This week-long celebration (July 7th-13th) promises a vibrant mix of free events honoring the strength and enduring spirit of First Nations cultures. Sydney Harbourside Precincts Unite for Vibrant NAIDOC Week Celebrations!

Sydney Harbourside Precincts Unite for Vibrant NAIDOC Week Celebrations!

Engaging Activities for All Ages

Each precinct offers unique experiences. At Barangaroo Reserve, immerse yourself in interactive Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance workshops, storytelling sessions with Hello Dingo (including friendly dingo encounters!), and cultural talks exploring the sky and constellations. Witness the artistry of possum skin cloak making and explore the precinct’s Aboriginal Cultural Tours led by Elders.

Sydney Harbourside Precincts Unite for Vibrant NAIDOC Week Celebrations!

The Rocks: Family Fun and Cultural Exploration

The Rocks Discovery Museum caters to families with badge-making workshops for children, showcasing the significance of NAIDOC Week and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags. Immerse yourself in the powerful spoken word films by Gamilaroi artist Luke Patterson.

Melodies and Market Delights

The Rocks Markets come alive with a stellar line-up of First Nations singer-songwriters like MONTÄE, Sharnee Fenwick, and Grace Fuller. Learn about Indigenous connection to the land at the IndigiGrow pop-up, featuring native seeds, bush tucker, and traditional practices.

Art and Culture at Darling Harbour

Sydney Harbourside Precincts Unite for Vibrant NAIDOC Week Celebrations!

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) showcases thought-provoking artworks like “Holy Ground” and “Reko Rennie Remember Us.” Explore the free public art spaces, including “Canopy” by Jacob Nash and the monumental Jenny Munro mural.

A Celebration of Community Spirit

“I feel honored to celebrate my heritage and Indigenous culture,” shares First Nations singer Grace Fuller. “NAIDOC Week is a time to connect, share stories, and appreciate our history.”

Embrace NAIDOC Week Virtually

For those unable to attend in person, virtual experiences include guided tours, language learning resources, and free access to the film “Occupation: Native,” offering insights into Aboriginal communities’ history and culture.

Supporting First Nations Voices

This collaborative effort across Sydney’s vibrant harbourside precincts encourages residents and visitors to explore what’s happening locally and actively support NAIDOC Week 2024. Let’s keep the fire burning together!

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If you want Indigenous gifts and merchandise, bush tucker food at your next event or Indigenous entertainment at your next party, expo or conference, feel free to contact us!

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Source: https://nit.com.au/09-07-2024/12429/sydneys-harbourside-precincts-launch-special-naidoc-week-celebrations

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