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"The Festival of Us is a multicultural, inclusive event for all ages and abilities, and we look forward to celebrating our unique Territory lifestyle this Australia Day” Dr Richard Fejo, Chair of the Australia Day Council NT.

The Festival of Us is a FREE event offering a rich cultural program packed full of entertainment and activities for the entire family to enjoy. Depicting the Northern Territory's vibrant multi-cultural community, the indoor festival will feature dazzling dance performances, a stellar music concert with award winning artists, visual arts, entertainment, kids activities, storytelling, food stalls and more.

Location: Territory Netball Stadium
Time: 11am - 8pm
Date: 26 January 2023
                                                                                   
The Festival of Us will feature an incredible program of entertainment. Commencing with a Welcome to Country by The Youth Mill & guest Edwin Fejo. Guests will then be able to witness the inspiring story by keynote speaker, Sam Bloom, "Life changing. Something we will never forget". The Festival will continue with a stellar concert by the Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir, followed by a performance by the Darwin Performance Academy. The afternoon program will be headlined by J-Milla J-Milla, often styled J-MILLA, an Aboriginal Australian hip-hop musician. J-Milla was the 2022 NT Music Awards Youth Song of the Year Winner and 2022 NT Music Award Finalist - Youth, Pop and Hip Hop/Rap categories. Later, the Rirratjingu Dancers from North East Arnhem Land will be performing to welcome the multicultural communities in the Territory. OzFusion will then take to the dance ground and dance up a storm, setting the mood for a variety of multi-cultural performances. The Festival of Us will conclude with a performance by one of Australia's most loved singer-songwriters, Sara Storer and a free community dinner open to all event attendees.