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June 2016

Welcome to Country

June 18, 2016 @ 11:20 pm - 11:40 pm
Free

Uncle Phil (Dja Dja Wurrung) and Uncle Ricky (Torres Strait) will lead a smoking ceremony to open the festival procedings.

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Kup-Murri

June 18, 2016 @ 11:30 pm - June 19, 2016 @ 3:00 am
extra for a meal15

The Kup-Murri is a traditional Torres Strait Islander feasting ceremony that gives thanks to the creation spirits. A perpetual birthing ceremony that nurtures and provides for the community's health and wellbeing, the Kup-Murri enables the individual to reconnect with the four elements that maintain life. This Kep-Murri will be led by First Cook Uncle Phil, and will include organic lamb and chicken, vegetables and banana leaves, cooked on hot stones and sand. Around 1.30pm gather around to help load up…

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Indigenous Teaching

June 19, 2016 @ 2:00 am - 3:00 am

Learn some Dja Dja Wurrung stories with Aunty Julie

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October 2016

Young Wagilak Song Men

October 29, 2016 @ 5:40 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Music Stage Victoria

Arnhem Land Didge and Singing

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October 2017

The Village Festival in Edinburgh Gardens 2017

October 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - October 29, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Edinburgh Gardens Grounds, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Entry by donation

The Village Festival is part carnival, part village fair and part arts festival. Enter through the impressive façade and discover an alternative utopian world chock-full of of music, theatre, visual art, installations, puppetry, story-telling, cooking, workshops and a whole lot more. This year The Village has a special focus on works by young, emerging and experimental artists. Students from Fitzroy High School and Alice Miller School in Macedon lead Maze of Motions, a creative collaboration looking at the depth and…

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Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

October 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Letsina & Mitselal

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Jonny Cakes with Aunty Jacko

October 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Jonny Cakes with Aunty Jacko

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Maori Hangi

October 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Maori Hangi

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November 2017

Benalla Festival: Village Day by the Lake

November 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Village is working with Benalla Rural City Council to re-invent one of the icons of the Benalla Festival: join us on the foreshore by the lake to experience a multi-faceted and fun community festival. The creative folk of Benalla will be on display with some special guests from out of town. Don't miss The Famous Village Dog Show, So You Think You Can Interpretive Dance and The World Kitchen. Finishes with a fireworks spectacular on the lake.

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June 2018

Village Winter Festival

June 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Newstead Racecourse, Cnr. Racecourse Rd & McNabb Rd
Newstead, VIC 3462 Australia
Free – $15

Light your creative fire at the fifth Village Winter Festival as the community of the Central Goldfields gathers to celebrate the Winter solstice in spectacular style. Go to the Facebook Event for the latest updates or view the Interactive Program Grid. Fire, Acts, Art, Music Whether you are into hot tunes or hot rods or something in between, there will be plenty to keep you entertained and involved. Local artists take centre stage throughout the festival from the moment gates open at…

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Smoke & Mirrors

June 23, 2018 @ 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Smoke & Mirrors Melboure, Victoria 3000 Australia

A fire for reflection

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Welcome to Country

June 23, 2018 @ 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Music Stage Victoria

Dja Dja Wurrung Fire Lighting

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The Fire Spectacular

June 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arena, Melboure, Victoria 3000 Australia

Must-see Festival Highlight Fire Show

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Unfinished Business: Songs of Kev Carmody by Blue Couch

June 23, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Shadow puppetry to live music

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October 2019

Welcome to Country

October 25, 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Music Stage Victoria

Words from the Traditional Owners

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