South American Festival
30th ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN FESTIVAL
Bondi Pavilion, Sunday 21 February 2010 1pm-7:30pm
Be sure not to miss Sydney’s most vibrant festival celebration of Central and Southern American culture at the Bondi Pavilion this summer! The Bondi Pavilion’s South American Festival, one of Sydney’s major calendar events will be bigger than ever with a host of entertainment and activities to celebrate this annual festival.
The best of Sydney’s Latin artists will have you non-stop entertained on three stages with their dynamic mix of traditional and contemporary music and dance entertainment, displays workshops, colourful costumes and irrepressible talent. This one day festival will have you singing, dancing, eating, drinking everything Latino as we celebrate the cultures of Cuba, Bolivia, El Salvador, Brazil, Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia, Argentina and more!
So you think you can dance? Why not try out one of the many dance workshops in Tango, Salsa, Samba or Merengue which will be available throughout the day with Sydney’s top workshop legends. Try your hand at Brazilian costume making or indulge in the delicious delights of one of the many tempting food stalls on offer. For the more creative, take a stroll through the art and craft stalls that will light up Pavilion forecourt with wonderfully diverse and eclectic goods from Central and Southern America. Stalls will include handcrafted jewellery, tapestries, clothing, CDs, small art pieces, sculptures, embroideries and a variety of unique trinkets or take a trip to the Bondi Pavilion Gallery which will house an exhibition of work from South American artists.
The festival kicks off with a bang at 1.00pm and doesn’t let up till the grand finale extravaganza of drumming, costume, dance, capoeira and of course plenty of feathers! There is something for everyone at this year’s South American Festival, so be sure not to miss this colourful family-friendly event!
Tickets available at the door. $20/$15 concession. Children under 12 free.
Prebook online with moshtix.com.au
For further information, call the Bondi Pavilion on 8362 3400