Medina Community Festival this weekend

Traditional Dancers Dabora Garang, Keth Duot and Achok Nyang. Picture: Matt Jelonek www.communitypix.com.au d487730
Traditional Dancers Dabora Garang, Keth Duot and Achok Nyang. Picture: Matt Jelonek www.communitypix.com.au d487730

THE Medina Community Festival is on Sunday.

The festival is co-|ordinated by the Medina Residents Group and is jam-packed with entertainment and activities.

Its theme is about celebrating the Medina community and showcasing local talent.

Starting at 11am, there will be a Welcome to Country by Elder Marie Taylor, followed by the Deadly Sista Girls from Medina Primary School.

A percussion team will engage the audience in the beat of the drum to set the mood for an exciting event.

Entertainment includes Absolutely Bollywood and the Dinka Bor Traditional Dance groups, the beautiful voice of Natalie Carmody, Gilmore College students the Ngaru Pou Maori group and Sian Brown.

The Medina Marvel Award will recognise a resident who has contributed to the richness of Medina and the City of Kwinana.

All of the Marvels will be honoured at the festival with the unveiling of a public artwork documenting all past recipients.

There will also be a range of craft activities using recycled materials.

WHAT: Medina Community Festival
WHERE: Medina Hall, 7 Pace Road, Medina
WHEN: Sunday, October 21 11am to 3pm