Winter Solstice at Federation Square 2014

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21st June 2014

Returning from the Footy Match at the MCG  Hawks vs the Pies – caught a couple of shows on the Main stage at Federation Square and its surrounds.

This one taken on the Footbridge from the MCG to the Rod Laver Arena – the sun sets on the Winter Solstice

Yhe Winter Solstice ends in Melbourne

The Winter Solstice ends in Melbourne

At Federation Square – The Light in Winter Solstice celebratio, marking the longest night of the Year. Was here for an hour.

Radiant Lines

Radiant Lines

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Federation Hand Bells belonging to the Museum of Vctoria. - Playing "Welcome", composed by Stephen Falk, and performed by advanced students of percussion, and ASRC (Asylum Seeker Resource Centre) musicians.

Federation Hand Bells belonging to the Museum of Vctoria. – Playing “Welcome”, composed by Stephen Falk, and performed by advanced students of percussion, and ASRC (Asylum Seeker Resource Centre) musicians.

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Singing tumblers?

Singing tumblers?

 

Brian on the guitar and Dimtri on the violin

Brian on the guitar and Dimtri on the violin

Gift of Light Orchestra  - a unique ensemble of  Greek Bagpipes, Violin, Guitar, Tabla and spoons.

Gift of Light Orchestra – a unique ensemble of Greek Bagpipes, Violin, Guitar, Tabla and spoons.

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Raju on tabla  and Nick on the Spoons.

Raju on tabla and Nick on the Spoons.

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Raju on the Tabla - mixing it in with Greek Music

Raju on the Tabla – mixing it in with Greek Music

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Nats (Spirits) of Burma , a Pyo Daw Dance by Melbourne's Burmese Community

Nats (Spirits) of Burma , a Pyo Daw Dance by Melbourne’s Burmese Community

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Winterlight

Winterlight

 

Federation of Bhangra, traditional Punjabi Folk Dance in a fusion of contemporary Music.

Federation of Bhangra, traditional Punjabi Folk Dance in a fusion of contemporary Music.

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Bolly wood Dancers

Bolly wood Dancers

Federation of Bhangra, traditional Punjabi Folk Dance in a fusion of contemporary Music.

Federation of Bhangra, traditional Punjabi Folk Dance in a fusion of contemporary Music.

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Black Orchid String Band - West Papuan Music that markes the struggles of the country and promoting cultural diversity and unity.

Black Orchid String Band – West Papuan Music that markes the struggles of the country and promoting cultural diversity and unity.

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