A momentous Australia Day event in regional NSW brought a community together to celebrate the world’s oldest living culture
Hundreds, if not thousands of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, flocked to Victoria Park in Sydney at the weekend for the annual Yabun festivities
Twenty five years ago people were heading out to La Parouse, Sydney for a day of music and dance from artists across the nation – a celebration of the survival of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. Today this celebration is called Yabun.
Koori Radio 93.7FM proudly invites Sydney and Australia to celebrate the survival of Aboriginal cultures at the Yabun Festival in Victoria Park on 26 January 2011. Now in its ninth year, Yabun is Australia’s premiere one-day festival of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture presenting the best in music, dance, sport and so much more. […]
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