Mokoan Music Fest 2016 – Extraordinary music in an amazing landscape
bella - May 1st, 2016
Set in a beautiful natural amphitheatre in the heart of Winton Wetlands, Mokoan Music Fest will be a unique contemporary music experience in the great outdoors. Festival goers will soak up amazing scenery and be immersed in sounds from close to home and all around the globe featuring:
- Deborah Cheetham & Dhungala Children’s Choir’s beautiful Indigenous songs, stories and opera from Australia’s leading Indigenous opera singer and Indigenous children’s choir
- George and Noriko as the Japanese Blues Cowboy and the Tsugaru shamisen player with their own unique style of bluegrass hard country blues
- Nhatty Man & the Lalibelas’ renowned Ethiopian singer fronts one of Melbourne’s leading Ethio Jazz collaborations
- The Deans bring the sounds of modern original soul with smooth vocals, sweet harmonies, heartbreak guitar, deep Motown bass grooves and hip-shaking rhythms
- Burundian Drummers’ powerful drums, dance and chants from the heart of Africa
- Food to tantalise your tastebuds alonside coffee, craft, culture and local beer and wine
Mokoan Music Fest sees Winton Wetlands working in partnership with the Living Culture Together project and Multicultural Arts Victoria for the first time to bring the site to life with unique music and arts that celebrate its connections to the earth’s oldest and newest living cultures. The event is part of Winton Wetlands exciting Autumn program.
Winton Wetlands is an easy 2 hour drive from Melbourne, and is a tranquil, spiritual location that has been a part of the North East community for thousands of years; now a wetland restoration and social renewal project unlike any other. Luxurious onsite accommodation is available at the Mokoan Flash Tents at flashcamp.com.au/winton/.
Bring a rug, cushion or camping chair. No glass allowed.
MOKOAN MUSIC FEST 2016
Saturday 14 May
Green’s Hill at Winton Wetlands, Boggy Bridge Rd, Benalla
Tickets: Adult $35 / Child $10 / Under 5 FREE (wintonwetlands.org.au)
Supported by Winton Wetlands, Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Victoria, North East Water, Benalla Rural City Council
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