2016 Cabramatta Moon Festival heats up with a fire breathing show

Published Friday, 12th August 2016

Explore one of Sydney’s largest and brightest authentic South East Asian cultural celebrations at Fairfield City Council’s 2016 Cabramatta Moon Festival.

On Sunday 4 September, the streets of Cabramatta will come alive with an array of colour, activity and culinary delights ending with an impressive fireworks display at 8pm.

The celebration of the Autumn harvest and a time to appreciate the beauty of the full moon, will be celebrated in style with contemporary and traditional singing and dancing, martial arts displays, Children’s Lantern Parade and much more.

Jump in on the action at the festival with Dauntless Movement Crews’ (DMC) tricking and parkour workshop on at 12.00pm, followed by a massive tricking competition with special guest acrobatic stunt performer Phil Gibbs.

Phil Gibbs is a well-known tricking personality that has performed all over the world including America, Norway, Germany, Paris, Spain and throughout Australia.

The Mayor of Fairfield City said the brave and fearless group will provide a jaw dropping live performance at 7pm on the main stage that incorporates Tricking, Parkour, Breakdancing, circus tricks and fire stunts into one amazing show.

“DMC will light up the evening entertainment with their spectacular fire breathing show before our amazing fireworks finale,” said the Mayor of Fairfield City.

“The group has been a crowd favourite over the years, wowing crowds with their athleticism and gravity defying stunts. Their performances at the Fairfield City Council Cabramatta Moon Festival will again showcase their acrobatic skills and the incredibly talented youth we have in our City.

“DMC provide entertainment, training and workshops in a fun and supportive environment focusing on bringing the youth of our City together.”

DMC regularly entertain guests all over Australia at events varying from festivals to weddings and corporate events. They have performed at a number of Fairfield City Council key events such as the Bring It On Festival (NSW’s largest Youth Week event), the Fairfield Adventure Park opening and the Cabramatta Moon Festival. The DMC team will premiere their theatre show ‘Jump first, Ask later’ at the Sydney Opera house in September 2016.

The annual Cabramatta Moon Festival attracts more than 90,000 people each year and has become a feature event in NSW, attracting interstate and international visitors alike to experience the community’s much anticipated ‘red letter day’. The event also attracts visitors eager to experience the authentic culture and cuisines on offer in Cabramatta

The festival will include crowd favourites such as noodle eating, prawn peeling and moon cake eating competitions as well as popular sideshow games and amusement rides including the giant slide, food galore, rice sales and much more.

“Be part of ancient cultures at the 2016 Cabramatta Moon Festival,” said the Mayor of Fairfield City.

Entry is free.

Transport to the festival is hassle free on public transport. Cabramatta train station is on the T3 Bankstown, T5 Cumberland and T2 Inner west and south lines and is a 45-minute journey from Central train station. Take advantage of the public transport for easy access to the festival door at Cabramatta Town Centre.

For Fairfield City residents, there will be free shuttle services running to Cabramatta throughout the day.

Visit www.fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au/moonfestival for more information or follow the Facebook page www.facebook.com/cabramatta.a.taste.of.asia

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Festival Media enquiries: Suzie Sekulic, Communications and Marketing Officer
Phone: 9725 0166
Email: fcccommunications@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au

DMC contact: Joe Carbone
Phone: 0420 943 569
Email: dauntlessmovementcrew@gmail.com