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Media Alert: NAIDOC in the City




WHAT:

The City of Sydney’s annual NAIDOC in the City event is on today at Hyde Park from 11am to 3pm.

The free event is a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, featuring music, food and art in the heart of the city.

Everyone is welcome to take in live performances, join in the dance circle, taste treats from the earth oven or visit the marketplace for local art, craft and produce.

This year’s national NAIDOC Week theme ‘Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let's work together for a shared future’ reflects the three key elements set out in the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

DATE: TODAY, Saturday 13 July 2019

TIME: 11am – 3pm

WHERE: North Hyde Park, corner of Elizabeth and Park streets, Sydney

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Live music and dance performances on the main stage by hip-hop duo Nooky and Kobie Dee, Indigenous electro-pop group The Merindas, guitar virtuoso Chris TamwoyMuggera dancers and singer-songwriter Alice Skye
  • For the first time at NAIDOC in the City, a healing space will be created to promote self-care and creative expression
  • The giant earth oven will be fired up, offering a delicious feast for everyone

For more information visit whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/events/naidoc-in-the-city  

For media inquiries, interview requests and images, please contact Senior Media Advisor Angela Salt.

Phone 0455 958 503 or email mediateam@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au


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