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Port Augusta counts down

The final countdown is now on for Vibe Alive Port Augusta on 24th & 25th August, 2011.

All events will take place at the 25 at the Central Oval, Augusta Terrace, Port Augusta, SA. Media are invited to attend a number of Vibe Alive events around the festival including:

The Community Thank You Night

Tuesday 23rd 6:30pm -8:30pm

Venue: Central Oval, Augusta Terrace, Port Augusta, SA on Wednesday August 24 from 6.30pm.

Finger food and refreshments will be provided and there will be performances by resident Vibe Artist, Kevin Kropinyeri, MC and performer Nathan Foley and dancers Medika Thorpe and Steven Smith-Inc. This event is a chance for the Vibe Alive crew, organisers, volunteers, local council, media and Port Augusta community members to get together before the 2011 Port Augusta Vibe Alive festival kicks off. Finger food and refreshments will be provided.

The Vibe Alive Opening Ceremony

Wednesday August 25 at 9am

The 2011 Vibe Alive festival will be kicking off with a spectacular Opening Ceremony, which will feature a Welcome to Country from local Elders as well as special performances by our role models. All the participating students will be at this event, and it will be an exciting way to kick-off festivities before the activities begin.

The Community Concert

Wednesday August 25 at 6.30pm (for a 7pm start) – 9pm

Media are also invited to the Community Concert held on Wednesday from 7pm. The concert will feature performances by the students, as well as special appearances by Vibe Alive role models and a free film, including performances by Hip Hop sensations the Street Warriors. After the concert there will be a fireworks display.

What is Vibe Alive?

Vibe Alive is a two day festival for young Australians of all backgrounds that promotes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and encourages tolerance and teamwork.

Vibe Alive incorporates music, sport, dance and art in a high-energy, youth-friendly setting with a carnival feel. Participants also have the opportunity to meet inspiring role models, learn about healthy living and career options and boost literacy and numeracy skills.

It is recommended people arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the starting times of all events.

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