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Yabun Festival is the largest one-day celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture in Australia. It takes place annually on 26 January in Victoria Park, Sydney. In 2022 Yabun celebrates its 20th Anniversary.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and the need to keep our mob safe, Yabun will be delivered in both Victoria Park and the Seymour Centre with Free entry.

The general public is welcome to watch the Corroboree and visit the Yabun Marketplace, which will both take place outdoors at Victoria Park. QR Code entry is required, and physical distancing is recommended.

Limited tickets are available to attend the Yabun Stage in person at the Seymour Centre. The Speak Out discussion panels will be closed for general attendance.

The Yabun Stage, Speak Out and Corroboree will also be available via video live streams, viewable on the day from this website or you can listen in to Koori Radio, 93.7FM or via the Koori Radio app.

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Attend

In Person at Victoria Park and the Seymour Centre. Public Health Orders Apply.

Watch

The video livestreams from the Yabun Stage, the Corroboree Ground and the Speak Out Panels all here at yabun.org.au.

Listen

On Koori Radio 937FM or via the Koori Radio App.

Yabun Stage

12.10PM - The Donovans
12.55PM - Marlene Cummins
1.40PM - Sounds of Freedom
(featuring Vic Simms, Nadeena Dixon
and Johnny Huckle)
2.35PM - Col Hardy
3.20PM - Loren Ryan
4.05PM - Pirra
4.50PM - Stiff Gins
5.35PM - Kobie Dee
6.20PM - Shakaya
7.05PM - Coloured Stone

*The Yabun Stage will take place in the Everest Theatre at the Seymour Centre. There is a limited 500 person seat capacity. Tickets are free and you can register interest here or listen to Koori Radio 93.7FM for your chance to win.

Proof of vaccination and mask wearing is required.

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Corroboree Ground

12.40PM - Open and Welcome
1.25PM - Yaba Kerker Otaba
2.20PM - Buuja Buuja
3.05PM - Gawura
3.50PM - Koomurri
4.35PM - Special Guest
5.20PM - Gomeroi Dance Company
6.05PM - 100 Women Dancing
5.35PM - Kobie Dee
6.50PM - Ngaran Ngaran
8.00PM - Sunset Ceremony

* happening at Victoria Park, open to the public
and livestreaming from yabun.org.au

Speak Out

12.30PM
Legacy Panel Trailblazers reflect on the enduring impacts of their work and contributions to community
Col Hardy
Vic Simms
Ester Carroll
Shirley Lomas
w/ Nancia Guevarra

2.00PM
Inheritance Panel A discussion with some of today’s emerging leaders exploring the work they do, standing on the shoulders of those that came before them and blazing new trails
Marc Sutherland
Loren Ryan
Kobie Dee
w/ Naomi Wenitong

3.30PM
Yabun Panel An exploration of contemporary blak music. Where it’s come from, the challenges and opportunities of today, and what will the next 20 years sound like?
Bunna Lawrie
Marlene Cummins
Nardi Simpson & Kaleena Briggs
w/ MC Munk
* Closed to the Public, livestreaming from yabun.org.au

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