Youth festival celebrates young musical talent

Youth festival celebrates young musical talent

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 | Culture, Events

Some of Sydney’s most creative young street performers will showcase their talents in Pitt Street Mall when our youngest residents take over the city during Youth Week. The annual festival features a dynamic program of arts, culture and sporting events … Continued

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Twilight walk explores Aboriginal history

Twilight walk explores Aboriginal history

Thursday, March 9th, 2017 | Culture

This Seniors Festival, over-55s are invited to learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait history and culture on a free twilight walking tour of Redfern. Aboriginal elder Donna Ingram will lead the tour from Redfern Community Centre, tell stories and discuss … Continued

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Women excelling in non-traditional roles

Women excelling in non-traditional roles

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | Community, Culture, Sustainability

A long-term commitment to gender equity has resulted in women accounting for 43 per cent of all management positions at the City of Sydney, including Chief Executive Officer. But women are not just making it big in management, they are … Continued

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Welcome Tree grows compassion for refugees

Welcome Tree grows compassion for refugees

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 | Community, Culture, Events

A ‘welcome tree’ where Sydneysiders can display messages of support for refugees and asylum seekers is one of many highlights of the City of Sydney’s 15th annual Living in Harmony Festival this month. Iranian refugee, artist and engineer Majid Rabet … Continued

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Many ways to celebrate our city’s senior residents

Many ways to celebrate our city’s senior residents

Monday, February 27th, 2017 | Community, Culture, Events

Older people can enjoy everything from free music performances and cooking workshops to comedy debates and zumba as part of next month’s Seniors Festival. The southern hemisphere’s largest celebration for elderly people will feature a range of free events and … Continued

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Say YES to love for everyone

Say YES to love for everyone

Friday, February 24th, 2017 | Culture, Events

The City of Sydney will show its support for creating equality at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade with a “Say Yes To Love” parade entry. Created by designer Genevieve Blanchett, the entry features a giant inflatable map … Continued

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