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Dance of the Water Dragon – Launch Event

Dance of the Water Dragon is an artistic response to the life and environment of the local inhabitant, the Gippsland Water Dragon. After a convivial afternoon picnicking along the Poet’s Walk in Swifts Creek (picnic provided, BYO picnic rug), an ecologist will give an informative talk about the habitat of the creature. Activities for include face and rock painting for the young ones, dragon egg weaving and a fire pit.

At dusk, a lantern parade will proceed to the Gallery, led by a giant Water Dragon, accompanied by beautiful hand held lanterns. This will culminate in an immersive sound and videoscape experience back at the Great Alpine Gallery after a short exhibition opening. Festivities will continue into the night.

Location:
Meet at Poet’s Walk – Enter next to 6896 Great Alpine Road, Swifts Creek
Lantern Parade will make its way to The Great Alpine Gallery at 6881 Great Alpine Road, Swifts Creek

Times:
Picnic at the Poet’s Walk in Swifts Creek 2pm – 5pm
Lantern Parade – preparation and parade 5pm – 6pm
Opening of the exhibition at the Great Alpine Gallery, Swifts Creek including sound- and videoscapes 6pm – 8pm

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Dates

Friday, 05th July

Times

Picnic at the Poet's Walk in Swifts Creek 2pm - 5pm
Lantern Parade - preparation and parade 5pm - 6pm
Opening of the exhibition at the Great Alpine Gallery, Swifts Creek including sound- and videoscapes 6pm - 8pm

Cost

FREE

Location

Poet's Walk and Great Alpine Gallery, Swifts Creek

Town

Swifts Creek

Address
Poets Walk Walking Track, Great Alpine Road, Swifts Creek VIC
Accessibility
Wheel Chair / Pram Friendly Accessible Bathroom Quiet / Chill Out Zone
Category
Art Installations, Exhibitions & Displays Lantern Parades, Festivals & Celebrations
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