Guringai Festival Going Strong For Over Two Decades

Since the festival started it is celebrated every year without fail for about two months. It starts the next of Sorry Day which is on 26th May and continues until the last day of National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week. There are several reasons why the festival is going strong and the love of people for it never fades.

  • Guringai Festival is significant for honouring the traditions, culture and history of indigenous people.
  • It helps raise awareness and attention for the First Nation People’s causes, programs and plans

The Guringai Festival plays a vital role in raising awareness about the collective responsibility of caring for the land, water, and environment. Through various educational initiatives and community engagement, the festival encourages sustainable practices and respect for nature. By fostering a deeper connection with the land and the Guringai people's ancestral wisdom, the event inspires individuals to take active steps in preserving the environment for future generations and promoting harmony between humans and nature.

Festival Facts

  • 21 Years Old
  • 11+ Communities
  • 24+Years of Sorry Day
  • 10+ Locations
  • Thousands of Attendees Every Year
Healing The Country, Healing The Nation
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National Reconciliation Week (NRW)

Every year from 27th May to 3rd June National Reconciliation Week is celebrated to celebrate the history and culture of First Nation people. Plus, people perform many discussions and activities during week for reconciliation plans. It is annually hosted by the Reconciliation Australia a non-profit organisation.

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NAIDOC Week

The first complete week of July is celebrated as National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee Week. In 1975, the week was celebrated for the first time and it has its roots in the 1938 Day of Mourning. The end of the week also marks the end of the Guringai Festival.

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Dates

Every year the festival starts on 27th May on the first day of NRW, and ends around the second week of July which is also the last day of NAIDOC Week.

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Event Timings

Timings of each event differ and the locations are different as well. To know the schedule, you can get details from the event organisers and visit accordingly.

Guringai Festival Is A Beautiful Celebration

Over the decades, the festival has become due to its vibrancy, participation of various communities and high entertainment.

Meet Our Team

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Jonathan Van

Head of Events

Jon has over 15 years of experience of hosting major events like the Guringai Festival. He is the one who creates the plans and supervises every aspect of the festival.

docter writing a prescription to a patient

Jonathan Van

Head of Events

Jon has over 15 years of experience of hosting major events like the Guringai Festival. He is the one who creates the plans and supervises every aspect of the festival.

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Susanne Wilkins

Human Resource

Susanne is among the most polite and easy to connect with people in our team. He is responsible all team meetings and interactions.

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Franklin Gwen

Administrator

Franklin has been with us for 5 years now and he started as a trainee. Today, we takes care of all the necessary administrative work.

Where Are These Events Held?

Over the years, there are several locations across Sydney, NSW where the Guringai Festivals’ events have happened. Here is list of some of the regions you can attend the events.

  • Willoughby
  • Lane Cove
  • Mosman
  • Hunters Hill
  • Manly
  • North Sydney
  • Ryde
  • Kuringai
  • Warringah
  • Pittwater
  • Hornsby

ARE YOU READY TO ATTEND THE GURINGAI FESTIVAL?

Get in touch with our team now and learn everything you need to know for attending the events or hosting events yourself!

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