Where
Greville Street, Prahran, VIC

When
Saturday, 16 March 2019, 3pm – 9pm

Cost
FREE

Flavours Festival 2019 Greville Street Prahran

The annual Flavours festival celebrates culture, traditions and heritage from around the globe, with cooking demonstrations, performances, activities for children, food and sensational live acts on the world music stage.

Food

Enjoy Greek treats by the punk princess of pastry Anna Polyviou.

Join Greg Hampton from Charcoal Lane for a cooking demonstration that heroes native ingredients.

Music

The world stage will be full of high energy live music from acts like Black Jesus Experience who are an eight piece band that blends traditional Ethiopian songs with contemporary dance grooves.

Joined by Romanes Canes a seven-piece party band who explores a unique blend of Gypsy, Arabic, Bollywood and Turkish music with Balkan/ Fusion style arrangements. The Melbourne-based band’s members have come from places like Turkey, Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary and Russia to take you a high energetic world music safari that will get you up and dancing.

South of the River Choir bring their community choir that celebrates diversity and harmony through a shared passion for singing. Under the direction of Annemarie Sharry, the choir explores the music and rhythms of Africa, traditional African American gospel and original Australian compositions.

Expect high-energy, interactive hip hop, from Indigenous Hip Hop Projects (IHHP), who are a unique team of talented artists in all elements of hip hop, media, entertainment and performing arts, who have been working extensively in Indigenous communities around Australia since 2005.

Tama Tatau are Linked through their Samoan traditional tattoo (known as Tatau), and will show off their passionate Samoan dances.

Bringing a mixture of pop, RnB and a selection of global First Nations sounds, is DJ KYAANZ, the dance floor-ready emergence of Trawlwoolway artist, musician and curator Kalyani Mumtaz.

Fun

Kids can enjoy the free Foost cooking classes starting at 3pm (commencing every half hour until 6.30pm). Make bliss balls with native ingredients and learn about fun healthy food.

Purchase sweet treats, handmade crafts and exciting culinary samples from market stalls and food vendors.

Chill out with ambient tunes curated by locals Greville Records as you enjoy your tasty treats.

Enjoy the local flavors

Don’t forget to drop into the local businesses and see what they have to offer.

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