Celebrate Warami in the City of Parramatta
City of Parramatta is preparing to celebrate Warami with a host of community events from Thursday 23 May – Monday 3 June.
Warami is the Indigenous word meaning ‘good to see you’.
Upcoming celebrations pave the way for NAIDOC Week in July. See below for a list of activities:
- The week’s program kicks off with a Parramatta Eels vs Penrith Panthers game at Bankwest stadium as part of the NRL’s Indigenous round on 23 May, with a special Darug Welcome Ceremony.
- National Sorry Day gathering takes place 26 May from 10am – 12pm at Old Government House, Parramatta Park.
- Reconciliation Week takes place 27 May – 3 June and includes:
o Celebrations at Centenary Square on Friday 31 May including an interactive installation, the first Burramatta markets with traditional stalls, and a special evening performance from Australian singer-songwriter Archie Roach.
o South Sydney Rabbitohs vs. Parramatta Eels game at Bankwest Stadium on Friday 31 May.