Culture X Ashfield - Cross Culture Festival
Sacred Currents and the Sydney Sacred Music Festival presents...
THREE DAYS OF CONTEMPORARY CROSS CULTURAL MUSIC
AND COMMUNITY ENGAGED ARTS
FRIDAY 9 Sept- Community Party
4pm. Horn and Drum Parade - through the streets surrounding Pratten Park - come along!
5pm. Community Party- DJ. Family Friendly and Free
6.30pm. Rhythm Hunters concert - Free
SATURDAY 10 Sept- New music concert & Panel
AUSTRALIA’S LEADING CROSS CULTURAL BANDS
A high energy and moving concert, showcasing three culturally diverse bands changing the face of Australian contemporary music.
The Seven Ups (Melb); Farhan Shah and SufiOz (Adel) and Worlds Collide (Western Sydney)
See band videos www.sydneysacredmusicfestival....
6.00pm - Doors Open
7pm - Worlds Collide
8pm - Farhan Shah and SufiOz
9pm - The Seven Ups
Music in Conversation Panel discussion, 2pm
WHAT IS CONTEMPORARY AUSTRALIAN MUSIC TODAY AND WHERE IS IT GOING?
Place based music... the Western Sydney Sound? Desert Rock?
How is Australia’s cultural diversity playing a part in creating new music?
Panel discussion chair: Jill Morgan AM
(former CEO Multicultural Arts Victoria; board member Australian Art Orchestra
and Federation of Ethnic Communities Council of Australia)
Speakers – Richard Petkovic (Cultural Arts Collective); Farhan Shah (Sufi Oz)
Keith Preston (Folk Alliance), Gai Bryant (Jazz Icon)
Pratten Park Bowling Club Ashfield
SUNDAY 11 Sept - Folk Fusion Concert, Food & Dance workshops
From Indigenous Australia to the Balkans – music that touches the spirit and represents its place of origin, and where the music has evolved to...
Includes, communal Balkan Feast, DJ Cocek’s Gypsy Caravan, Interactive Dance workshops and Concert
12pm - Balkan Feast ($20/pp) - civape, sarma and more!
1pm - Balkan Dance Workshop with Yorgo Kaporis and Dusha Balkana (Outdoor) and special guests
2pm - Balkan Ethno Orchestra (Indoor)
2.30pm - Aboriginal Dance Workshop (Outdoor)
3pm - GiiMusic (Indoor)
3.30pm - Salsa Dance workshop (Outdoor)
4pm - Selecta Orchestra (salsa) (Indoor)
Funded by Create NSW and Inner West Council