The Four Elements Festival is an official regional multi-arts event of the Canberra Centenary celebration offering dance participants excellent cross-cultural learning, creative and performance opportunities.
We also have weekend and three day workshops in pottery, painting, yoga, writing, Hebel block sculpture, and aerial photography.
There’s a six-week school dance program and artists in residence Jenni Kemarre Martiniello, Kerry McInnis and Mike McGregor will be on site at various times making work in response to the Weereewa and Mirramu environment.
A culminating event on Sunday 24 March from 2.30pm brings together a large gumber of community and professional performers – The Blamey Street Big Band, the Canberra Mandolin Orchestra, A Chorus of Women, Wordly Goods Choir, Three’s a Crowd, Salsabor, Tarago and Bungendore School dancers, Elizabeth Cameron Dalman, Kyoko Sato, Jyh Shyong Wong, Dancecology, Maypole dancing, MAD Theater, dance workshop participants’ performances, cabaret artiste Anya Anastasia, readings by Canberra poets AND the ACT Hanggliding and Paragliding Association (subject to weather conditions)
Four Elements Festival brochure
The Four Elements Festival is proudly supported by the ACT Government Community Centenary Initiatives Fund and by the Country Arts Support Program of Regional Arts NSW, funded by the NSW Government through Arts NSW. Infigen Energy is a proud sponsor of the Four Elements Festival’s Dance in Schools program. Local Onga Pump Shop, Bungendore Rural Services is delighted to support The Four Elements Festival. Mirramu Creative Arts Centre and Mirramu Dance Company are grateful for the ongoing support of Zane Hills Wines and Create + Print