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Saturday 24 June | 3pm - 8pm




Winter Solstice Festival of Welcome

The much-loved tradition of the Solstice celebration falls on the Saturday night closest to the winter equinox, marking the longest night of the year, and the turning point towards spring. Join us in Fed Square for a fantastic line-up of live music and performances from Robot Child (featuring Waleed Aly!), Ajak Kwai, Circus Oz*, the Burundian Drummers, The Hard Aches, King Bell, EMPRESS Stiltdance and more. This free family night will also feature interactive light installations, stalls and lots of delicious food.

See live performance program below:

3:00-3:15pm: Syrian Children’s Marching Band

3:15pm – 3:25pm: Aunty Di Welcome to Country

3:25-3:55pm: King Bell

3:55-4:05pm: Guest Speaker Sajjad Askary

4:05pm-4:20pm: Burundian Drummers

4:20-4:30pm: Guest Speaker Councillor Tessa Sullivan

4:30-5:05pm: Ajak Kwai

5:05-5:15pm: Guest Speaker Abe Nouk

5:45-5:55pm: Guest Speaker Roj Ahmadi

5:55-6:15pm: The Hard Aches

6:15-6:25pm: Guest Speaker Abe Nouk

6:25-7:05pm: Robot Child

7:05-7:15pm: Guest Speakers Omar & Saad Al Kassab

7:15-7:55pm: Dan Sultan

*If you would like to see the brand new show by Circus Oz ‘Model Citizens’ in the Big Top, tickets can be purchased through Ticketek.


Presented by Fed Square and Refugee Council of Australia


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