Wed, 26 Jan

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St Kilda

Australia Day event in Port Phillip

We-Akon Dilinja, a mourning reflection event, will be held at Alfred Square at 6 am on Wednesday 26 January. The event brings our community together to commemorate and celebrate the rich, diverse culture of the First People of this land.

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Time & Location

26 Jan, 6:00 am

St Kilda, Alfred Square, St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

About the event

We-Akon Dilinja, a mourning reflection event, will be held at Alfred Square at 6 am on Wednesday 26 January. The event brings our community together to commemorate and celebrate the rich, diverse culture of the First People of this land.

Presented in collaboration with the Boonwurrung Land and Sea Council, 2022 will be the third year this event is held as part of City of Port Phillip's commemorations on Australia Day.The culture and history of the Boonwurrung Traditional Owners will be conveyed through readings, music and a smoking ceremony. A multi-faith component adds to the inclusive spirit of the event.

Free tickets can be booked through Trybooking – We-Akon Dilinja and the event will also be livestreamed directly from Alfred Square to Council’s We-Akon Dilinja webpage.

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