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Coffs Harbour Campus: Tuesday 5 September 2017

Fusion Festival LogoJoin in the celebration of cultural diversity at the University and within our communities.

Wear your national / cultural dress or bright clothing. Come along for cultural sharing and conversations.

Photography & Poetry Competition Exhibition in Library all week.

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Tuesday 5 September 2017 - Fusion Festival

Cultural Performances

Main Stage 11:00am-2:00pmWhen
Welcome to Country & Smoking Ceremony- Uncle Barry Hoskins and Troy Robinson

Welcome to Southern Cross University by Dr John Hurley
11:00am - 11:15am
Multicultural Fusion Dance by TAFE students11:15am-11:25am
Cuban Salsa11:30am-11:45am
Camino Flamenco. This dynamic duo blends the passion, depth and excitement of traditional and contemporary Flamenco Dance. Ole!!11:50am-12:05pm
Myanmar (Chin-Mindat) Dance by SCU College students. 10 dancers from the town of Mindat, Myanmar performing a traditional dance. 12:10pm-12.25pm
Japanese cooking demonstration. Interactive Japanese cooking demonstration with a side serving of comedy12:25pm-12:40pm
Syrian - Kurdish traditional music with tabor - Ali Hasan12:40pm-12.50pm
Jaz Gill - Punjabi singer12:55pm-1.00pm
National / Cultural Dress Fashion Show. National Dress parade by Students from Glenreagh St TAFE1:00pm-1:20pm
Traditional Afghan dance - Ayesha1:20pm-1:30pm
Adult Migrant Education Program Choir - TAFE1:35pm-2:00pm

Activities

WhatWhereWhen
African hair braiding, Henna Tattooing, Face painting, Afro Cardio Dance Workshop with Maitoumbi Rebekah - workshop including dance and talk on health benefits of movement, Bookface with the Library, Diversity Mindfulness colouring-in, SCU Midwifery Club - Promoting Midwifery as having a crucial part to play in building happy, healthy communities, Wishing Tree & Origami - write a wish and put it in the wishing tree, learn Origami, Mosaic making with local artist Tim Cole, Chess, Yarning Corner, Map of the World, Calligraphy, Australia's largest multi-coloured Koi fish - Koi Society (Japanese) Coffs Harbour Branch, Games Hub - various games and activities set up around the Gathering Space, Community information stalls & lots more!Gathering Space11:00am - 2:00pm

International Food-Tasting:

WhatWhereWhen
Ethio-African curries, Greek sweets, Indian curries, Rainbow Chai, Japanese pancakes, Aussie BBQ, Vegetarian salads from Happy Frog and Bush-tucker desserts!Gathering Space11:00am - 2:00pm