World Games Day will once again grace the Eastern Shore this Sunday 30 June with an exciting and diverse program of sporting presentations and lessons, as well as performances and entertainment, and food and refreshments from across the globe.
World Games Day celebrates a diverse range of cultural traditions and gives people of all ages the chance to have a go at a variety of games from around the world.
Hosted by Clarence City Council, this year’s World Games Day will include fencing, circus arts, skateboarding and more well-known games such as hockey, badminton, cricket and softball. There will also be a chance to toss a ball with the Hobart Hurricanes.
The event also includes international dance and performance with performances by the Dancing Divas, the World Music Orchestra, Taiko Drumming and many more.
Mayor of Clarence, Alderman Doug Chipman said World Games Day celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the Clarence community.
“World Games Day is a chance for the community to really connect and meet people from all different backgrounds and cultures,” he said.
“It is a chance to share our own unique heritage and to learn about the sport, dance, music, and food from other cultures in a fun and friendly environment.”
“This wonderful event helps to break down barriers, build respect and understanding and truly showcase the rich diversity of our community,” he said.
Visitors will also be able to enjoy delicious cuisine from all over the world including South America, Italy, Sri Lanka and Kabul.
This event is supported by a multicultural grant from the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Community Sport and Recreation Division.
World Games Day will be held this coming Sunday 30 June from 11.00am – 3.00pm at Kangaroo Bay. Further details are available here.