Education Program

The 2015 Education Program features world-class performances suitable for primary and secondary students, along with a rich array of free events.

Year level suitability, curriculum links and ancillary activities for each event are listed below. For more information, please contact us at or on 03 9662 4242. 

Appropriate for all ages



In this free public event at Federation Square, the acclaimed ILBIJERRI Theatre Company brings together Elders from the five Kulin Nations to open the Melbourne Festival in a powerful Welcome to Country. Fusing music, performance and storytelling with cultural traditions that stretch back over 40,000 years, TANDERRUM celebrates the proud and living culture of the land’s traditional owners.

Suitability All ages
Curriculum Links The Arts (Dance, Music, Drama), Civics and Citizenship, The Humanities—History and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
Learning Resources Free learning resource available (download PDF)
Dates Thu 08 October at 6pm
Venue Federation Square