Traditional dance from First Nations people will be part of the official opening of Shellharbour's signature multicultural festival next month.
Cultural Treasures runs from March 15 to 19 and coincides with national Harmony Week.
Dancers from the Gumaraa Aboriginal experience will kick off the Welcome to Country from 9:30am on the first day of the festival at Shellharbour Civic Centre.
Other activities at the centre include Indigenous performances, story time and craft; an African Zulu bead bracelet workshop; movie screening of Alex & Eve; an Indian cooking class; Mexican Mariachi and breadmaking workshop; plus a performance by The Voice finalist Masha Mnjovan along with Syrian-raised classical guitarist Sako Dermerjian.
All activities are free though bookings are essential via council's website or on their Facebook page.
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