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Part of NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC in the City


Saturday 8 July from 11am to 3pm



Take a stroll through Hyde Park north to discover food, song, art, dance and stories in the heart of the city. 

Bayumi Hub  

Bayumi translates to ‘music’ and the hub will host a celebratory program of talented First Nations artists. Celebrate prolific storytellers and contemporary music artists from all genres, hailing from many nations. 

Learn more about ancient song lines, their enduring survival and inherent connection to First Nations people.  

Dangura Ring  

Dangura translates to ‘dance’ and is the spiritual heart and soul of NAIDOC in the City. Experience, heal and unearth the infinite continual connection to Country.  

A Welcome to Country ceremony will open the festival followed by the Calling of the Clans. 

The Gunyahs 

Gunyahs translates to ‘hut/home’ and is a dedicated space for children and their families. Find toys, games and activities to keep the young (and young at heart) entertained.  

Bilarra Games 

Bilarra translates to ‘spear’ and is the First Nations games space at NAIDOC in the City. 

Everyone is invited to experience the traditional games from various First Nations communities and peoples.  

Touch, hear, see and move in these fun activities suitable for all ages.  

Fig Tree Markets  

Buy local and authentic art, craft and produce from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses. Stalls are throughout Hyde Park north. 

Performance details and full event schedule will be available soon.  

NAIDOC in the City is proudly presented by Gadigal Information Service Aboriginal Corporation in partnership with the City of Sydney.  

NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

NAIDOC Week is celebrated by all Australians and is a great opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. 

The theme for 2023 is ‘For Our Elders’.

Contact event organiser

City of Sydney


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