Belgrave's Survival Day 2010

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A concert to celebrate survival of indigenous culture locally and nationally

On Australia Day 2010 the Belgrave Community is coming together for an exciting Survival Day concert to celebrate survival of indigenous culture locally and nationally.

The third annual event will include Judith Durham OAM performing her version of the Australian National Anthem written in collaboration with Aboriginal of the Year 2001, Kutcha Edwards. Kutcha and his band will play a subsequent set and other indigenous artists on the day will include The Stray Blacks, Healesville Traditional Dance Troupe and Sparkleland an indigenous children’s entertainer. Indigenous Elders Aunty Dot Peters and Uncle Henry Atkinson will also speak at the event. Stalls selling indigenous craft and bushfoods will be present.

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What's happening on the day – Running Order

10.30am – Welcome to ceremony – Aunty Dot Peters

10.45am – Judith Durham (OAM) and Kutcha Edwards perform
- Advance Australia Fair with revised lyrics for a contemporary and inclusive Australia

11:00am – Kutcha Edwards and Band

12pm – Speech by Samantha Dunn, Shire Of Yarra Ranges councillor

12.15pm – Nigel Wilkes and the Healesville Indigenous Dance Troupe

1pm – Speakers – Uncle Henry (and Susan) Atkinson, Peter Lewis – ANTAR (Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation) Followed by Q & A opportunity

1pm – Offstage – Sparkleland Children’s Performer

2 – 3.30pm – Stray Blacks

4:00pm – Screening of William Barak documentary at Belgrave Library