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Creative showcase’s set entertain and inspire all

FROM intriguing art installations, productions, workshops and two music festivals, EDGE Ashfield will delight all the family.

The festival (September 13-15) will see artists manifest the power of the moon across three days of celebrations for the Moon Festival marking the end of the mid-Autumn Harvest.
TV host, actor and three-time Australian Champion Martial Artist Andy Trieu will MC the opening events at Ashfield Plaza before putting on a display using the broadsword a weapon commonly used in Martial Arts Schools and also referred to as the Chinese Sabre.
Visitors will also have the opportunity to try their luck at becoming a ‘beat thespian’ at the spoken word karaoke stage by selecting a story to recite through a 1970s karaoke system.
Art installations, murals, audio visual and works in progress will moon-light the way from Ashfield Train Station to the Town Hall and shopping centre.
Students from Dulwich Hill School of Visual Art and Design and Fort Street High will showcase their high-tech sARTorial fashion show including the futuristic take on clothing featuring self-coded LED lighting elements while Dulwich Hill Primary students and artist Michelle Kistima-Menser present a colourful installation highlighting waste within the clothing industry.
Moon-dance all Saturday with a free dance extravaganza through EDGE Ashfield with a series of free workshops in traditional music and dance from nations of the world.
Special ticketed events on the weekend include the Moon Festival on Friday and Universal Rhythm concert on Sunday as part of Sydney Sacred Music Festival, featuring some of Australia’s finest global musicians.
For more, visit innerwest.nsw.gov.au.

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