Dinka Culture Hub Gathering

Dinka Gathering Culture Hub event on 17 November at Radford

Dinka Gathering Culture Hub event on 17 November at Radford

You are invited to attend the Dinka Culture Hub Gathering at G Wigg Sports Centre, Radford College on Saturday, 17 November 2018.
The Culture Hub is a work-in-progress with the North Canberra Dinka (South Sudanese) diaspora community.
This intergenerational, intercultural project creates a ‘safe village’ environment for the Dinka to restore and maintain cultural practices. From here, members can share with and contribute to the larger Canberra community from a basis of their strengths as dancers, drummers, storytellers, athletes and agriculturalists

For more information:
http://bodyecology.com.au/the-culture-hub-2018-21/ or contact zsuzsi@bodyecology.com.au; Zsuzsi, 0402 283 615

The program at G Wigg Sports Centre, Radford College includes:
from 3 pm: (open) basketball & soccer games, playrooms for families with young children, gathering spaces for elders (chess, backgammon & cards) — all welcome.

from 5 pm: children and youth BBQ

from 6.30 pm: Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony led by Ngunnawal elders, exchanges between Radford College students & staff, Canberra artists & performers, and members of the Dinka community, followed by drumming & dancing — open to all!

Light supper: Catering by Canberra Magic Kitchen, Radford students and the Dinka community.

With gratitude to: Mrs Fiona Godfrey, Father Richard Browning, Anglicare NSW South / NSW West /ACT, the ACT Office of Multicultural Affairs, Companion House, Canberra Magic Kitchen, Canberra OzHarvest, Tiny’s Green Shed, and citizens of all ages from the ecumenical Canberra community.

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