RHYTHMS, COLOURS, FLAVOURS OF PERU FESTIVAL
SUNDAY 17th JUNE 2018 – 12PM to 5PM
Tickets available at the door $5 (under 16 years old FREE)
MARRICKVILLE TOWN HALL
303 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville
Rhythms, Colours, Flavours of Peru returns for a 4th edition and this time around, Peruvians all over the world are celebrating their National Football’s team qualification to the FIFA 2018 World Cup after 36 years! Let’s all join their celebrations in a one-day festive event showcasing Peru’s rich culture of music, dance, cuisine, football and much more.
The day will start with a Marinera workshop, Peru’s national dance, facilitated by dancer Melody Rivera. The workshop will be followed by a Football juggling skills competition hosted by MC Nestor.
Making its Sydney debut all the way from the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Yakumama and their unique Andean Rock Fusion will get you up and dancing in no time.
Sydney based groups, Te Amo Peru and Brisas del Peru will delight us with their colourful and energetic dance performances throughout the day.
As all things Peruvian ultimately lead to great cuisine, there will be a cooking demonstration by popular Peruvian Chef Jorge Chacon showcasing some traditional dishes. ‘La Sazon Peruana’food stall will be selling a variety of delicious cuisine throughout the day. Traditional Peruvian desserts such as ‘Suspiro a la Limeña’and many others will be available for sale.
As this is a special occasion for Peru, we will be throwing in a prize for the best ‘Peruvian Football fan’ costume as judged by the public so get your red and white shirts ready.
Closing festivities, Australia’s best exponents of traditional Andean Peruvian music, Duo Jimenez will be delighting is with their performance, this time accompanied by Sydney based musicians. Get your dancing shoes ready as they have prepared a special performance to celebrate Peru’s journey to the World cup.
A kid’s corner will offer fun activities for the family. Do not miss this special event, celebrating Sydney’s vast multicultural fabric.
WHAT: Rhythms, Colours, Flavours of Peru, as part of Open Inner West
WHEN: Sunday 17th June, 12pm to 5pm
ENTRY: $5 tickets available at the door (under 16 years old FREE)
WHERE: Marrickville Town Hall 303 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville.
FOR MORE INFO: www.rcf.org.au
Rhythms, Colours, Flavours of Peru is supported by Inner West Council through Open Inner West and NSW SLASA (Spanish and Latin American Association for Social Assistance)
0413 437 767