Opening Night

Special Event

Opening Night

Set in the beautiful grounds of Footscray Community Arts Centre, alongside
the Maribyrnong River, Due West Arts Festival invites you to an aural and visual celebration of the West.

Led by Indigenous Elders and artists from Melbourne’s West, audiences will
participate in the creation of an immersive communal sound sonata as part of an evening filled with music and dancing.

Featuring
▪️ N’Arweet Carolyn Briggs (AM)
▪️ Uncle Larry Walsh
▪️ Emma Donovan and The Putbacks
▪️ Gordon Koang
▪️ Aseel Tayah
▪️ the indirect Object
▪️ Snuff Puppets
▪️ John Wayne Parsons
▪️ PASEFIKA VITORIA CHOIR
▪️ Raina Peterson
▪️ The Hacketts
▪️ Nick Tsiavos and Deb Kaiserv
▪️ Daniel Atlaw and Seble Girma
▪️ River of 3 Dancers, and
▪️ Flag Inc

Composition by James Henry and Ngargee Murmindik Yan Yan.

Bring a blanket and cushion, a picnic and your family and friends for this special Festival fare!

Supported by Rotary Footscray and Port of Melbourne.
Thanks to Matt Hoy and the Indigenous Advisory Group of Footscray Community Arts Centre.

Image by Gianna Rizzo.

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