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Koorie Krismas

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10 December 2021 - 12 December 2021
9am - late


Main Square

Have yourself a very Koorie Krismas this year!

Featuring fun festivities for the whole family, come and enjoy live roving performances, including the ever-popular Koorie Klaus, a film screening of Bran Nue Dae and while you’re there – don’t forget to pop into the Koorie Heritage Trust to see their current exhibition and visit their gift shop for authentic Victorian Aboriginal craft and design.

The program includes:

Live Roving Appearances

Performance by Djirri Djirri Dancers – Sunday 12 December at 11:30am.

Performance by The Dreaming Project – Saturday 11 December at 11am.

Daily visits by Koorie Klaus and friends Bunjil and Waa – Friday 10 December at 5pm, Saturday 11 December at 12pm and Sunday 12 December at 12pm.

On the Big Screen

Welcome to Country by N’arweet Carolyn Briggs and Aunty Di Kerr – Saturday 11 December at 11am and Sunday 12 December at 11am.

Performances from The Merindas, Kee’ahn, Bumpy Trio and Aaron B – Saturday 11 December at 2pm.

Messages of hope from artists and community.

Screening of the Australian classic, Bran Nue Dae – Saturday 11 December at 6pm.

9th Koorie Art Show

Visit KHTs 9th Koorie Art Show, a showcase of the art of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists living in Victoria. All artwork is for sale.

While at KHT, if you are looking for the perfect Christmas gift, drop into shopKOORIE for a range of beautiful and unique gifts that celebrate Aboriginal Victorian creativity.

Koorie Krismas is presented by the Koorie Heritage Trust in partnership with Fed Square and the City of Melbourne.

Koorie Heritage Trust, Yarra Building, Fed Square


9th Koorie Art Show image credti: Thelma Beeton (Palawa), Galivanting Around 2020, acrylic on canvas. Entrant 8th Koorie Art Show 2020. Collection of the artist. This artwork was created through The Torch, a not for profit organisation, that provides art, cultural and arts industry support to Indigenous offenders and ex-offenders in Victoria.