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Balit Narrun Festival 2019 Share the Spirit

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A multi-stage event attracting crowds of up to 5000
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On Australia Day, - 26 Jan 2019 from 1-5pm, the Treasury Gardens at 2-19 Spring Street, East Melbourne comes alive with an annual outdoor concert that centres around music created by indigenous artists. Balit Narrun Festival aka Share the Spirit is a fun, family-friendly, free festival that attracts around 5000 people each year. There's dancing, music, cultural art stalls, food trucks and activities on the day.

Come along and enjoy the true diversity of indigenous performers across the genres like Mojo Juju, Birdz, Stiff Gins, Jedda, Brothers in Arms, Djirri Djirri Dancers and MC Monica Karo. This is a lineup of amazing talent. Melbourne-based artist Mojo Juju does not just have the powerful lyrics and song Native Tongue in her pocket, the video clip to the song was 2018's Award winner for best Australian music video. The Djirri Djirri Dance Group needs no introduction, creating dances to songs sung in Woiwurrung that relate to Creation Spirits, Country, Ancestors, animals and family.


The state's largest and longest running Indigenous music festival, it's a jam-packed program of established and emerging local Indigenous artists who perform side-by-side. This is a festival that has grown from a small gathering of local members of the Koorie community into a daylong multi-stage event. Share the Spirit is presented by Songlines Aboriginal Music Corporation and is proudly supported by the City of Melbourne. Don't miss it!

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Why? Balit Narun Festival 2019 - Share The Spirit at Treasure Gardens
When: 26 Jan 2019 from 1-5pm
Where: Treasury Gardens, 2-18 Spring St, East Melbourne, VIC
Cost: Free Entry
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