Ethiopian New Year Festival is the annual Ethiopian cultural festival at Nicholson Street Mall in Footscray. It will radiate with the sights, sounds and smells of Ethiopian culture. The festival has been organised by Ethiopian Community Association in Victoria since 2006 to introduce Ethiopian culture to the wider community also it is an opportunity for Ethiopians to express and embrace their culture and identity and to express their gratitude to the Australian community for embracing multiculturalism. All aspects of Ethiopian culture will be on display throughout the Festival including traditional music, dance, art, and history. There will also be entertainment for the kids, circus acts, and spiritual blessings by Ethiopian churches, coffee ceremonies and more.
The program includes high-quality, locally-produced performances:
• Ethiopian Modern and Traditional music and Dance
• Eritrean band
• Ethio Jazz performance
• Kids Dance
• Coffee Ceremony
Ethiopian Community Association in Victoria proudly presents this Ethiopian New Year Festival to celebrate and share Ethiopian culture with the wider Melbourne community.
Ethiopian New Year Festival is supported by the City of Maribyrnong Festival City Program, Multicultural Arts Victoria, Westpac, Commonwealth Bank, Bendigo Bank, City West Water, Ethiopian Airlines, 100 story building, Rotary Footscray, Rotary Yarraville, Selam Sport Club and Mr Moto.
Date: Saturday 8 September 2018
Time: 11AM -5PM
Venue: Nicholson Street Mall, Footscray
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