Festival of Mosman 3-13 Sept 2015
The 2015 Festival of Mosman held from 3 to 13 September was a great success. About 28,000 people attended over 40 events showcasing Mosman’s harbour lifestyle, community, natural environment and innovative art experiences including a Whale Dreaming Ceremony, Concert in the Park, Moonlight Movies, poetry readings on Sydney Ferries, pop-up sculptures and performances and the return of much loved community events such as Pet’s Day Out.
The Festival of Mosman was organised by Mosman Council with considerable input, support and assistance from local community groups, event organisers and volunteers. Key supporters included Festival sponsor Kimbriki Environmental Enterprises and media partner Mosman Daily.
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Concert in the Park is on this Saturday at Allan Border Oval from 10am to 3pm.
The full lineup has been announced which features performers as young as 7 from a variety of local schools, Mosman Music Academy, Mosman Dance Academy, Mosman Physie and Mosman Musical Society. Wes Carr an Australian singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who rose to fame by winning Australian Idol will feature last as the headline act performing some of his chart-topping hits.
Kim McKay AO, environmentalist, author, and international marketing and communications expert, has been confirmed to speak at the fundraising event Mosman Address on Thursday 3 September on the topic of “Valuing our most precious assets – Sydney Real Estate or Sydney Harbour – Is there a Choice?”
Kim notes, “Sydney’s world-renowned harbour is surrounded by priceless natural bushland populated with unique species. What is the impact on our harbour and local environment of Sydney’s skyrocketing real estate prices and what value should we ascribe to Sydney Harbour? How can museums and local galleries play a role in communicating the balance between development and caring for the natural environment?” Continue reading “Announcing Kim McKay as guest speaker at Mosman Address”