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Glenroy Festival 2019

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The annual Glenroy Festival returns on Sunday 28th April 2019 from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm. It will be held at the Bridget Shortell Reserve Old Glenroy Primary School site, Wheatsheaf Road, Glenroy.

This will be a celebration of the community of Glenroy, and you will be able to have:
An afternoon of music and performance
Interactive art
Delicious local food
And much more

The event will feature a full stage program with the people like:

Glenroy Calisthenics - This club is a not for profit club and they aim to perform as well as have fun.

Hip-hop heavyweight and FReeZa Push Start Grand Finalist Nomad, who is a hip hop and rap artist from Melbourne.

The Rustica Project - is a Melbourne based Italo-Celtic band, playing music designed to get you up and dancing.

Bashka presenting dance music from the streets of Turkey.

Glenroy born-and-bred country rock 6-piece Rattlincane - Rattlincane is a country rock band playing their own original material. The band has made a number of TV appearances and interviews and is getting plenty of radio airplay both in Australia and internationally.

Glenroy- local soul legend Kylie Auldist.
Modern Taranta-pop.
Traditional Italian folk musicians.
With MC support from Neda Rahmani.
The Glenroy Central Primary School Choir.
Dance performances by Bal Sansar.

There will also be:
Drumming workshops by African Star Dance and Drumming Company - they specialise in West African drumming and dance performances and workshops throughout Australia

A sustainable jewellery making workshop by Northcity4 - Northcity4 is a not-for-profit organisation, who have a shared jewellery and object studio in a professional workspace and learning environment

Counihan Gallery in Brunswick - is in Brunswick and has a focus on contemporary art exhibitions. They aim to encourage discussion and debate about issues in arts and culture through public programs

A chance to rent out a human-book via Living Libraries by Moreland City Libraries - Moreland City Council has five libraries in Brunswick, Brunswick West, Coburg, Fawkner and Glenroy

A child's arts exhibition and contest by Lenroy Lion's Club
Community stalls
Local traders
Great local food and drinks
And much more

If artwork is your thing and even if it isn't, there will be a fantastic art show you can view and these are made by locally- engaged artworks by the Glenroy Special Commission, 'Glenroy Calling' recipient artists.

Go! Glenroy Go! by Liz Walker - using pre-cut wooden figures that represent each community member, participants start to paint and decorate themselves using natural materials, recycled fabrics and embellishments.

Once they have finished the figures will be joined together in a bright display which will represent the community of Glenroy.

"Re(lu)minescence" by Madz Rehorek and Tito Ambyo ~ Journalists and artists Madz and Tito have been researching, interviewing and discussing with Glenroy residents to explore the stories and the journeys of the peoples and places that make Glenroy what it is today.

Now they will present a series of paste-ups and an outdoor exhibition to give people visiting the Glenroy Festival a glimpse of the richness and diversity of the suburb.

The Glenroy Festival is presented by Festivals Moreland and Moreland City Council.

For more information, click on their Facebook page.
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Why? For a fabulous festival
When: 28th April 2019
Where: Bridget Shortell Reserve, Old Glenroy Primary School site, Wheatsheaf Road, Glenroy
Cost: FREE entry
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