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World Cultural Day – Thursday 21 May – is an important day for Australians young and old.  It’s a day for all who call Australia home to come together and celebrate our diversity and it’s a day to learn about and celebrate Australia’s very first culture.

On Tuesday 19 May Pacific Fair’s Little Paccas will celebrate World Cultural Day with a very special performance and workshop by Jellurgal, Gold Coast’s only dedicated Aboriginal Cultural Centre which is fully owned and operated by the local Aboriginal community.

On Tuesday 19 May, Jellurgal will entertain and educate Little Paccas under the Riverwalk tree from 9.30am.  Event details are outlined below:

 

Jellurgal Jarjums

9.30am & 11am

– Dreamtime Storytelling, Didgeridoo Talk and Dance (with Mark Watergo and Lexene Busbridge)

This show will teach children about the local Yugambeh Culture though Dreamtime stories, dance and movement.

 

Burragunn (Boomerang) Fun

10am – 1pm

– Cardboard boomerang decorating and craft

– Traditional tools and utensil display and discussion

– Boomerang throwing demonstration and lesson (soft foam – very safe and fun)

This show will teach children about traditional tools and their importance in a fun, active and informative manner. Workshop hosted by Uncle Boomerang (Paul Craft).

 

Parents are encouraged to bring along a blanket and sunscreen.

 

To receive updates regarding Little Paccas events and offers join the club at pacificfair.com.au.

 

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