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New Year's Eve at Fed Sq - December 2015

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Bring in the New Year with a BANG
new years eve at Federation Square, music, bands, fireworks, new years eve, the square, asanti dance theatre, thando, jason heerah, noriko tadano and george kamikawa, wadaiko rindo, kaiit waup, nhatty man, dj thomas w butt
Images courtesy of Multicultural Arts Victoria & as stated.

New Years Eve 2015 is a time of celebration, time to reflect on the year we are leaving behind as we look forward to the next year, complete with resolutions we may or may not keep. Head out to Federation Square where it's all going to be happening, complete with community spirit, provided for free, as is the event. Be there on 31 December 2015 from 8pm and party the night away till 1am, bringing in the New Year on 1 January 2016.

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Asanti Dance Theatre

You'll see some of the best talent on offer from our great city at this concert. Live music, entertainment and city fireworks, cost free, makes it a night to party and celebrate. Treat yourself to some African beats, modern electronic, jazz, Japanese folk, R&B and soul to name a few genres, that'll bring The Square to life.

new years eve at Federation Square, music, bands, fireworks, new years eve, the square, asanti dance theatre, thando, jason heerah, noriko tadano and george kamikawa, wadaiko rindo, kaiit waup, nhatty man, dj thomas w butt
Noriko Tadano and George Kamikawa - image courtesy of YouTube

Showcasing Melbourne's rich and diverse music and entertainment scene, watch the African dance group Asanti Dance Theatre move to the beats of a high energy set that fuses acrobatics, live percussion and dance. Nadiah Idris the 2014 finalist of 'So You Think You Can Dance' will give you a show stopping performance while soul songstress Thando of The Voice 2014 and Jason Heerah and the Chosen Ones of X Factor 2014 will show you their vocal styles.

Other artists taking to the stage include Noriko Tadano and George Kamikawa who are familiar sights at many a festival. The Wadaiko Rindo taiko drumming group needs no introduction and are a sight and sound to behold. You can also expect Kaiit Waup, Nhatty Man and DJ Thomas W Butt.

new years eve at Federation Square, music, bands, fireworks, new years eve, the square, asanti dance theatre, thando, jason heerah, noriko tadano and george kamikawa, wadaiko rindo, kaiit waup, nhatty man, dj thomas w butt
Nadiah Idris - Image courtesy of her website

The timetable is as follows: -

8pm - Asanti Dance Theatre Australia's Got Talent 2011
8.45pm - Noriko Tadano and George Kamikawa featuring Wadaiko Rindo
9.15pm - DJ Thomas W Butt
9.25pm - Nadiah Idris So You Think You Can Dance 2014
9.35pm - Thando The Voice 2014
10.30pm - Asanti Dance Theatre
11pm - Jason Heerah X Factor 2014 featuring Nhatty Man, Kaiit Waup, Thando and dancers
11.55pm - Performance of "Happy" by Jason Heerah and band featuring Nhatty Man, Kaiit Waup, Thando and dancers (choreography by Nadiah Idris).
12am - Performance of "Auld Lang Syne" by Jason Heerah
12.05am - DJ party set
1am - Event concludes

Check out the Multicultural Arts Victoria Website for more details about the performers and to keep your finger on the pulse for updates. There's also a Facebook page.

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Why? New Years Eve celebrations at Fed Sq
When: New Years Eve, 31 Dec 2015 @ 8pm till 1am 1 Jan 2016
Where: Federation Square, corner Swanston and Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC
Cost: Free Event
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Not sure we'll make it until midnight ourselves Jen, but great to know what's going on!
by pappy (score: 2|138) 717 days ago
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