Celebrating cultural diversity at World Games Day 2019

IN celebration of games, sport, food, music, arts and culture from around the world, Clarence City Council is hosting World Games Day at the end of June.

Taking place on Sunday 30 June 2019 from 11am to 3pm at Kangaroo Bay foreshore, this free family fun day will showcase a variety of sports, entertainment and activities for all to enjoy.

Sporting activities include cricket with the Hobart Hurricanes, football by Football Tasmania, karate, skate park leagues and circus arts.

There will be a welcome to country and performance by Tasmanian Aboriginal musician Dewayne Everettsmith.

Other performances include Amoko, a south Sudanese hip hop artist, Teahouse, a multicultural group playing sitar and table, and dance performances by Rhythms Bollywood and Hobart’s DRILL youth dance company.

Enjoy delicious food from all over the world, including cuisine from South America, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Liberia, Tibet, and the Middle East.

“World Games Day is a fantastic occasion to celebrate the diversity in our community,” Clarence Mayor Doug Chipman said.

“It gives the people of greater Hobart the opportunity to celebrate cultural traditions in a unique and active way.”

For more information on World Games Day, visit www.clarenceartsandevents.net or contact council by phoning 6217 9624 or email events@ccc.tas.gov.au.

Caption: Locals enjoying a wide range of multicultural sport and entertainment at the 2017 World Games Day event.

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