- Wednesday 18 May 2011
What: The inaugural Cooroy Fusion event
When: Saturday, 21 May from 9am to 4pm
Where: Mill Place and Cooroy Library, Cooroy
Only a few days to go until Cooroy’s biggest free, family, fun festival begins.
The inaugural celebration of culture, art, environment, health and music, Cooroy Fusion – taking place at Mill Place this Saturday 21 May from 9am to 4pm – has a trump card: Asa Broomhall.
The internationally renowned rock, folk and blues performer will headline the festival with support from the best new artists on the Coast. The Gubbi Gubbi dancing troupe will also wow the crowd with an unforgettable cultural experience.
Cooroy Fusion offers so many opportunities for you to connect with your community through music, markets, workshops, community gardening, food, literature, sport or rides for the kids.
There really is something for everyone. Be sure to pick up a program of the day’s activities from the Cooroy Library – but a few of the key highlights include:
- 9am (Amphitheatre) – Official Opening with Welcome to Country by Dr Eve Fesl and speeches from Mayor Bob Abbot and Division 12 Councillor Lew Brennan
- 9.30am (Amphitheatre) – Gubbi Gubbi Dance Performance
- 10am (Amphitheatre) – Pomona Choir singing Happy Birthday and cutting of birthday cake celebrating the Cooroy Library’s first birthday
- 11.30am (Sunken Courtyard) – Popular local author Ann Rickard talks in writers’ tent
- 1pm (Library Rooftop) – Launch of Young Adult Library Membership Card
- 1pm ( Library Rooftop) – Launch of Musical Afternoon – headline act Asa Broomhall and Amped performers: Jedi, The Enhancers and The Roshambos