Koorie Krismas 2023

Koorie Krismas 2023

Event status:
coming soon
Program type:
Saturday, 2 December 2023
10am - 3pm

Fed Square
Narrm (Melbourne)



Koorie Krismas 2023

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I’m telling you why …
Koorie Klaus is coming to Narrm!

Celebrate this special time of the year in a free, fun-filled day for the whole family; with live music, comedy and dance performances, hosted by Kimmie Lovegrove (Ngarrindjeri).  Buy from local First Peoples artists and creators and even make your own gift at the gum leaf painting workshop.

Koorie Klaus brings all the magic together with a special appearance on the day.

Performances include:  Djirri Djirri Dancers; comedians Corey Saylor Brunskill, Aden Hitchins and Janty Blair; musical duo Phil and Trudy Edgeley; drag artist Cerulean; First Nations Calisthenics Club; musical duo Kristal West, the acclaimed Dave Arden & Band, and The Merindas.

For even the most difficult to buy for, our Krismas market will have options aplenty, with stall holders including:  Amber Days, Cameron Benson, Clothing the Gaps, Haus of Dizzy, Kevin Williams Art Gallery, Marbeangrook Designs, Kinya Lerrk Pty Ltd, Art by Bronwyn David, Tigsaet, Blak Queens, Emma Stenhouse Art, by MHJ, Deadly Wears, Morgan’s Art & Such, Chic n Co Design, Woven Culture, Jazzyskye Designs, Gardening on Country, Janet Galpin, Luruk-In, Karroongcraft, Patsy Doolan, Uncle Eric Brown and Liss Cowan Art.

Screening of “Barrumbi Kids” episodes, from 3pm

All welcome.  Auslan interpreters on stage.

See you there!
Saturday, 2 December 2023

All Day (10:30 AM – 3 PM)
Gum Leaf Painting with Sammy Trist

All Day (10:30 AM – 3 PM)
Badge Making with Elijah Money

10:05 AM – 10:15 AM
Djirri Djirri Dancers

10:20 AM – 10:30 AM
Comedian – Corey Saylor-Brunskill

10:35 AM – 11:05 AM
Phil and Trudy Edgeley

11:10 AM – 11:15 AM

11:20 AM – 11:30 AM
Comedian – Aden Hitchins

11:35 AM – 11:55 AM
First Nations Calisthenics Club

12:00 NOON – 12:05 PM

12:05 PM – 12:15 PM
Comedian – Janty Blair

12:20 PM – 12:50PM
Kristal West

12:55 PM – 1:00 PM

1:05:00 PM – 1:35 PM
Koorie Klaus

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM
Dave Arden & Band

2:20 PM – 2:50 PM
The Merindas

2:55 PM – 5 PM
Barrumbi Kids (episodes)

Barrumbi Kids: A coming-of-age adventure about two best friends, Tomias and Dahlia, growing up together on Country, dealing with the dreams and challenges of childhood in a remote Northern Territory community.


We acknowledge the generous support of the City of Melbourne, Fed Square and our programming partners Viva Energy Australia, Krystyna Campbell-Pretty and Family and The Orloff Family Charitable Trust.

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CREDIT: Koorie Krismas 2023 by Charlotte Allingham @coffinbirth