Culture of Peace Concert

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Voices of Birralee is delighted to present the Culture of Peace Concert at 2:00pm on Sunday 30 May 2021. Presenting music through song, a diverse and engaging range of cultural themes and stories will be explored by the 300 strong Voices of Birralee ensembles. The multi-age Voices of Birralee choirs will utilise the universal language of Music to express hope for a more peaceful future built on trust, freedom, human rights and cultural acceptance.

Our special guest, Queensland’s own Katie Noonan, will collaborate with our singers to create an experience of belonging and welcome for all. Alongside Katie as special guest we will also present the world premiere of a commissioned song which will be performed as a massed piece with more than 250 voices. This has been made possible through funding obtained by the Arts Council of Australia. Another feature at this concert will be the Birralee Blokes singing music of the Torres Strait Islands taught to them by Torres Strait Islander Bridget Garay and choral director Kiri Waiata-Green


Tickets:             CLICK HERE for tickets (purchased via Eventbrite) - individual tickets or family tickets are available.

Tickets will need shown at entry either electronically or printed and refunds will be offered if you are unwell.    Please note when purchasing your tickets, performers are at no charge.  For those families with Birralee Piccolos or Kids, you will need to include a performer ticket in your purchasing.  All other choirs will be seated together with their choir managers. 

 

Please note the following important information: 

COVID:             Be COVID safe at all times – maintain your physical distance, stay home if unwell and practice good hand hygiene.  Masks are recommended for when physical distancing is not possible.   

 

The Concert is being held in the open air environment of the Amphitheatre at Roma Street Parklands and is be operated under that current Queensland Government guidelines for outdoor events.

 

When at the concert, please follow and respect the instructions from Birralee or venue staff – difficult behaviour will not be tolerated - when in doubt BE KIND!    

 

Parking:            There is limited on-street metered parking within Roma Street Parkland and the surrounding streets.  Undercover parking is also available at Cornerstone Parking accessed via Parkland Crescent, under the Parkland Apartments residential building. Parking fees are $4/hr and more information can be found here.  

 

Catering:          You are welcome to BYO picnics (no GLASS) or picnics can be pre-ordered for collection on the day from The Garden Room.   CLICK HERE to order.

 

Outdoor:           As it is an outdoor event, please remember to be prepared – bring something to sit on eg cushion or picnic rug (chairs are not allowed in zones A, B or C) and be ready for varying weather conditions – bring a hat, sunscreen, jumper, raincoat or poncho (no umbrellas are allowed). 


Queries: Please contact the Voices of Birralee office - contact@birralee.org or events@birralee.org

 

For further information, please read our Frequently Asked Questions.

Associate Sponsors
Queensland Youth Music Awards
Brisbane City Council
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