Kuradji – Sandon Point Aboriginal Tent Embassy 12th Celebration Sat 15 – Sun 16 Dec

SPATE 12TH Media Release – 29 November 2012

Sandon Point Aboriginal Tent Embassy
and
North Illawarra Reconciliation & Treaty Group
are proud to present the

SPATE 12th
Anniversary Ceremony and Community Celebration
&
Gathering of the Sovereign Aboriginal Nations

from 11am Saturday 15th December
to 9pm Sunday 16th December 2012
with
Dancers, Live Music, Art Exhibition, Workshops, Children’s Program
Chai Tent, BBQ, Bring a Picnic and Water, No Alcohol, No Parking
Live music featuring:

Coloured Stone, Joe Geia, Bart Willoughby, Robert I Corowa with Louie Burdett, Bunna Lawrie & the Whale Riders, Dr Green Thumb, Buzz Wappa, Peter Button, Ursula Yovich, The Glamma Rays, The Leisure Coasters, Paranoia Club, Lisa & Tony, Beaten Bodies, Roger Loves Betty, The Dirt Band, Paul Hickman and other special guests the Doonooch Dancers, Gadu Cujaga Dancers, Wadi Wadi Mixed Tribe & Yarrabah Dancers

“We dedicate the SPATE 12th to honouring the leadership, strength and integrity of Aunty Isabell Coe” (Roy Dootch Kennedy)

All Welcome Ceremony starts 11am Saturday 15th Dec
SPATE is located on McCauley’s Beach, Thirroul NSW.

Saturday 15th

11am Opening Ceremony, Dancers, Welcome
1pm Meeting of Aboriginal Sovereign Nations
4pm Afternoon concert and BBQ,
‘Kuradji Sounds #2’ CD Launch
7pm to 11pm Evening concert

Sunday 16th

11am all day Family and Community Picnic Day, BBQ, Kids program, Art exhibition & competition, Workshops, Guided Bushcare walk
1pm Afternoon concert
6pm to 9pm Evening Ceremony and concert

Entry by donation ($20 suggested)
Available now ‘kuradji sounds number 2’ CD Compilation $25
NIRTG: Karen 0439707969 E: wombarra@hotmail.com SPATE: Dootch 0434366374

More event info: www.facebook.com/events/281539401952506/?fref=ts

SPATE 12TH IS SUPPORTED BY NIRTG, NIRAG, ILALC, IJAN, ITA, PLANET PRESS, SANDON POINT COMMUNITY COASTCARE GROUP AND BY COMMUNITY DONATIONS