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A Very Koorie Krismas



Kick-off the festive season in Koorie style with A Very Koorie Krismas at Federation Square on Saturday 1 December 2018, 11am – 4pm.

Experience the magic of Krismas with free activities for families throughout the day; there will be 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 the 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.

Featured 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. 


Presented by the Koorie Heritage Trust in partnership with Federation Square, A Very Koorie Krismas, Saturday 1 December 2018, 11am-4pm.  Federation Square.  Free.  www.koorieheritagetrust.com.au

Mick Pachollihttps://www.tagg.com.au
Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.