Back in the City for the 12th year, Boorloo Kwedjang Bardip Yanginy | Heritage Perth Weekend will run from 8 to 10 April.
Supported by Lotterywest and featuring more than 70 events and activities, the Heritage Perth program gives people the opportunity to experience Perth’s natural, cultural and built heritage.
City of Perth Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas said as demonstrated at the recent City of Light anniversary celebration, Perth has a rich and varied history with amazing the stories to share.
“Heritage Perth Weekend is the perfect chance to explore more of our heritage with informative walks, talks, storytelling, interactive workshops, exhibitions and immersive experiences,” he said.
Boorloo Kwedjang Bardip Yanginy is the Nyoongar name for Heritage Perth and translates to ‘Perth Old Story Sharing’ and brings the city to life in celebration of Perth’s diverse culture and heritage.
This year’s event will celebrate Perth’s rich multicultural and Aboriginal history with events such as
• Noongar Dance Workshop in Kings Park
• Ramadan Iftar Panel Talk on Aboriginal - Muslim historical relations at Perth Town Hall
• Painting and Yarning Session at Elizabeth Quay’
• Nyoongar language workshops for adults and children.
“Cultural events like these helps create a better understanding of our shared history and the diverse community in which we live.
“My family and I can’t wait to join the festivities and learn something new about our favourite city. I hope to see you there".
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