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Gathering of the City<h4>M~M Artists</h4>
May
4
9:30 PM21:30

Gathering of the City

M~M Artists

Gathering of the City welcomes Canoe and the walkers to the city centre to collide with Geelong After Dark. Choirs and dancers from all parts of the municipality converge as Canoe and it’s entourage of walkers enter Johnstone Park at the end of day one. Walkers are invited to walk a ‘lap of honour’ around the ceremony circle as part of this gathering. Be ready to sing your heart out as the massed choir and dancers create an infectious celebratory atmosphere, a nourishing for tired feet.

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Kubilas<h4>The Geelong Lithuanian Dance Group</h4>
May
4
8:30 PM20:30

Kubilas

The Geelong Lithuanian Dance Group

Geelong's Lithuanian Dance Group will surprise viewers with their lively pop-up performance of "Kubilas" - one of the oldest dances in the Lithuanian repertoire traditionally performed in May with the dancers encircling a symbolic harvest basket in a lively ritual of "earth worship" asking pagan gods for the gift of fertility.

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Kubilas<h4>The Geelong Lithuanian Dance Group</h4>
May
4
8:00 PM20:00

Kubilas

The Geelong Lithuanian Dance Group

Geelong's Lithuanian Dance Group will surprise viewers with their lively pop-up performance of "Kubilas" - one of the oldest dances in the Lithuanian repertoire traditionally performed in May with the dancers encircling a symbolic harvest basket in a lively ritual of "earth worship" asking pagan gods for the gift of fertility.

Performances 8pm & 8:30 for 15 Minutes.

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Earthscape<h4>Ros Bandt, Vicki Hallett & Jem Savage</h4>
May
4
7:00 PM19:00

Earthscape

Ros Bandt, Vicki Hallett & Jem Savage

  • North side of Library steps (loading Dock) (map)
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Sound artists and performers Ros Bandt and Vicki Hallett are joined by Jem Savage to premiere their new work Earthscape. It looks from earth outward to science and the cosmos in Dish, and inward in Probe exploring how human actions have consequences. Scope suggests a better balance in the future, watching the environment through sound, video, sculpture and live performance.

Performance Times 7pm, 8pm, 9pm for 23 minutes each

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Lantunda<h4>Made in Natimuk artist Mary French and the Portarlington community</h4>
May
4
7:00 PM19:00

Lantunda

Made in Natimuk artist Mary French and the Portarlington community

The Rotunda at Johnstone Park, will transform into a giant glowing lantern from which images will dance and play to create a world of colour, shadow and light to tell the story of the Celtic Sea God Mannanon! Lantunda is a community arts project in partnership with National Celtic Festival, a Made in Natimuk artist Mary French and the Portarlington community.

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Heartsong<h4>Acabellas</h4>
May
4
6:30 PM18:30

Heartsong

Acabellas

Let us warm you up as you commence your after dark adventures. Voices calling across the sumptuous GPAC foyer will flow from our hearts to yours. In our burst of song we will wrap you in an ancient call of the rainforest, tickle you with whimsical Celtic melodies and embrace you in a soaring original piece premiered at Geelong After Dark.

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Salt<h4>Tammie Kite and Amanda Knights</h4>
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Salt

Tammie Kite and Amanda Knights

  • Rear Stairs - Geelong Town Hall, Entry via Johnstone Park, (map)
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SALT pours through my fingers. SALT poisons the land. SALT crystals remain as the tide ebbs. You. You are worth your weight in SALT. A visual delight of the most ubiquitous and flavoursome of all the earth’s crystals. A collage of physical theatre, video and soundscapes.

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