The Guringai Festival raises awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the Northern Sydney region. Lane Cove is one of eleven councils who contribute to the festival program, along with numerous reconciliation and community groups. The program includes workshops, art exhibitions, performances, films and talks, as well as Children's Voices for Reconciliation.
Download the full program of events online today!
Children's Voices for Reconciliation
Thursday 1 June, 10:30am-12:00pm
Lane Cove Plaza
Celebrating its 21st year, this combined schools performance brings young people together to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and Reconciliation. Join us for an exciting morning of entertainment where young people of all ages share their voice on Reconciliation through music, dance and song. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The 1967 Referendum, this year's event will feature performances inspired by the theme Reconcile.
Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org or 9911 3594
Saturday 24 June, 10:00am – 1:30pm
Lane Cove Area
Discover the rich heritage of the Lane Cove area. Not only did this Saltwater Country provide everything the Wallamedegal & Cameraygal needed but these waterways provided trade opportunities across the Sydney basin. Connect with Aboriginal culture and join the Aboriginal Heritage Office and their Education guide Karen Smith.
After the walk, we will share an exciting bush tucker lunch & conversation.
Lunch: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Bookings and enquiries: 9911 3583
Gallery Lane Cove Exhibition: Blak Mirror
Thursday 6 July - Sunday 30 July
Gallery Lane Cove, Upper Level 164 Longueville Rd, Lane Cove
Blak Mirror is an exhibition featuring emerging, early career, regional, local and interstate multidisciplinary artists reflecting their view of Australian society through a black lens. The artists' works gaze into the eyes of non-Aboriginal people and reflect the current realities of being Aboriginal today, whilst holding a mirror up to Australian society.
Opening night: Wednesday 5 July, 6:00pm – 8:00pm. For exhibition opening hours visit www.gallerylanecove.com.au.
Enquiries: Felicity Martin on 9428 4898 or email@example.com