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Feel the beat at NAIDOC in the City

From soulful tones, hip hop, rap, Aboriginal and electro pop to country music, there’s a beat for everyone to enjoy at NAIDOC Week.

NAIDOC in the City 2018

Soulful tones, hip hop, rap and electro pop will take centre stage at this year’s NAIDOC in the City.

Top Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander musicians and dancers will perform at the free City of Sydney event in Hyde Park on Saturday 13 July.

Sydneysiders can take part in a crash course in hip hop dance by the Muggera dancers and pick up tips from guitar virtuoso Chris Tamwoy.

A performance from singer–songwriter Alice Skye will draw inspiration from the sandstone mountains and wildflowers of country Victoria.

And the Kiris An Tharan Torres Strait Island Dance Troupe will share a love and passion for culture through performance.

NAIDOC in the City 2018
NAIDOC in the City 2018

NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. NAIDOC Week increases awareness of the status and treatment of Indigenous Australians in the wider community.

This year’s national NAIDOC Week theme ‘Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s work together for a shared future’ reflects the 3 key elements set out in the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

View the full program.

NAIDOC in the City is produced by 33 Creative.

Learn more about NAIDOC Week.

Published 18 June 2019, updated 21 June 2019