Celebrate Australia Day at Kingstons Globe to Globe Festival
3 January 2017
Celebrate Australia Day in style at Kingston’s 17th annual Globe to Globe World Music Festival
featuring a host of talented performers, free workshops, children’s entertainment and a spectacular
Proudly presented by the City of Kingston, this fantastic event community event is on 11am-10pm Thursday 26 January at Namatjira Park in Springs Rd, Clayton South.
This much-loved annual event features a host of talented musicians showcasing the very best in world music over three stages.
Travel the world through song with headline performers Bustamento and their Caribbean groove, indigenous musician Gawurra and French gypsy swing virtuosos La Mauvaise Réputation just to name a few.
A wide range of community groups – including hip-hop, Bollywood and Chinese Drum dancers – will take to the stage to entertain the crowds followed by local and international performers.
The kids will also be entertained with free activities including face painting, balloon sculpture, hair colouring and the WOZ Music Australian Animals theatre Show.
“Globe to Globe is a great opportunity for the community to come together where we can appreciate the many cultures that live and learn in harmony in Kingston,” Kingston Mayor David Eden said.
“Entry to the festival is a round-the-world ticket to experience foods, sights and sounds from every corner of the globe.”
The event will end with a firework spectacular at 10pm.
Cost: $adults, $5 families.
For more information see kingston.vic.gov.au/globe or phone 1300 653 356.