What a night of amazing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island artists and talent. Elders gathered at Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne for VIC NAIDOC 2020 as all took to the stage. Wominjeka by Aunty Carolyn Briggs Aunty Pam, Aunty Alice and Elder Shane Clarke said it all and for the next two hours a virtual concert took place. MCs Dion Williams and Shiralee Hood created magic and the rest is now History. Over 40,000 tuned in from around the country and overseas...connecting families, friends and clans like no other.
Congratulations to all involved and BIG thank you for the support from Aboriginal Victoria, Claire Spencer and Arts Centre Melbourne, DPC, All the team at VACCHO Stacie Piper and the NAIDOC Committee, Minister Gabrielle Williams, Aunty Pam, Aunty Alice, Elder Shane Clarke, 3KND team, Renegade and maestro Ken Connor including the professional team of the Arts Centre.
Lastly the artists.. Scott Darlow, Alice Skye with Kane and Sam King, Uncle Archie Roach, Uncle Kutcha Edwards, Mau Power,Troy Cassar-Daley, Djirri Djirri Dancers, One Fire Dancers, Jason Timaru, Allara Pattison and Culture Evolves (Brent Watkins), Lady Lash, Konrad Ross and all suppliers Those who took the time to tune in... Thank You. May you all Keep Safe in these COVID times.