pakofesta program 2014

Saturday 22nd February 2014
9am-6pm Pakington Street, Geelong West.
Street stalls from 9am.
Pako Festa Parade 11am – 12 noon.

 

*Please note program is subject to change

Bethel Church Time Group Name
 

1.00pm

1.40pm

2.15pm

2.30pm

2.55pm

3.15pm

3.45pm

4.15pm

 

Geelong Welsh Ladies Choir

Creativity Australia's 'Geelong Sings'

Karenni Women's Choir Group

The Geelong Chorale

Congolese community - Glory of God Choir

Rodyna Ukrainian Ensemble

Nino Portato – Piano Accordion

Rod Gear & World on a String

 

Channel 7 Stage

12.30pm

1.30pm

3.30pm

4.15pm

4.30pm

4.45pm

5.00pm

5.30-6pm

Channel 7 Stars Meet and Greet

My Kitchen Rules Cook Off

Marimba Taters (tate st primary school)

Mexbourne Dance Co

Rousichi - Russian Dance Ensemble

Mexbourne Dance Co

Rousichi - Russian Dance Ensemble

Café Moreno

West Park Stage

12.00pm

12.30pm

12.40pm

1.00pm

1.20pm

2.00pm

2.15pm

2.35pm

3.00pm

3.15pm

3.30pm

3.45pm

4.00pm

4.15pm

4.35pm

5.00pm

5.30pm

 

Official Opening Auslan Interpreted

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative

Biser - Macedonian Dance Group

Macedonian Songs - Marion Stojanovski

Acabellas Choir

Scottish Country Dance Group

Croatian Community-H.K.UD. "LADO" Geelong

Hellenic Community of Geelong

Club Italia Geelong "Cantiamo Insieme"

Serbian Youth Club - Branko Radicevic

Geelong Nepalese Association Inc

KUD "Mladi Biseri" inc.-Bosnian Dance Group

Geelong Indonesian Community

Afro Fusion

Te Arahina - Geelong Maori Community

Tama Tatau

Telstra Competition Winners Announced

Diversitat Stage

 

 

12.00pm

12.15pm

12.30pm

12.45pm

1.00pm

1.25pm

2.00pm

2.15pm

2.35pm

2.50pm

3.10pm

3.25pm

3.40pm

4.05pm

4.30pm

5.45pm

Julie-Anne's Dance Avenue

Geelong Lithuanian Dance Group

Geelong Scottish Dance Inc.

Mezei Virag Hungarian Dance Group

Serbian Dance Group- Shumadija

Andalucía Spanish Dancing Group

Bosnian Dance Group - Bosanćice

Manmohini Indian Dance School

Filipino Social Club of Geelong Song

Tunjos y Cantaros Columbian Dancing Group

Celtic Thunder Trio

Geelong Liberian Community

Corisande Vocal Group

Geelong South Sudanese

Asanti Dance Theatre

Son3 - Latin Band

 

Petrel Hotel Stage

1.00pm

2.00pm

3.00pm

4.00pm

Rory Ellis & The Devils Right Hand

McAlpine's Fusiliers

McAlpine's Fusiliers

Brooklyn Blue

Family Entertainment Precinct Geelong West Town Hall

12.30pm

1.00pm

1.30pm

2.00pm

2.30pm

3.00pm

4.00pm

Wizard of Oz Stage Show

Little Munchkins Dance Crew

Wizard of Oz Meet and Greet

Little Munchkins Dance Crew Workshop

Karenni/Karen Children's Puppet Show

Wizard of Oz Stage Show

Wizard of Oz Meet and Greet

     

 

Pako Survival Guide

Alcohol Free Zone With the exception of designated licensed areas, alcohol is strictly prohibited at Pako Festa. Fines of up to $2,000 may apply.

Don’t Forget Hat, sunscreen, comfy shoes, water, if you smoke – carry an ashtray.

Keep it Clean Pako Festa aims to eliminate unnecessary packaging, reduce waste, maximize recycling and reduce littering. Look out for Recycling Stations (and rubbish bins) around the site.

Pako Headquarters Located at Diversitat, Geelong West Town Hall, 153 Pakington Street, Geelong West. Visit here for ‘Lost & Found’ (children and belongings) or for general information Ph 03 5221 6044.

Pets We encourage you to leave your Furry Friends at home. Pako Festa is an extremely busy event and it may cause some distress to your pets and others around them.

Road Closures from 4am reopen 10pm
Pakington Street and streets adjoining it are closed to all traffic from (and including) Anglesea and Collins Streets at the northern end and Autumn Street at the southern end from 3am reopening at 10pm. See the map on the program page for details.

Toilets Toilets are located at West Park, Geelong West Town Hall and Waratah Street. Accessible toilets are located at Karingal, West Park and Geelong West Town Hall

Water Keep hydrated on the day by visiting the Barwon Water drinking fountain in West Park.

Getting There Take the hassle out of the day by coming to Pako Festa by bus, train or by walking.

Parking: Parking around Pakington Street fills up fast! Please leave driveways free, no parking in ‘no standing zones’ and no parking behind or in front of barriers. Fines will apply. Accessible parking is available at the rear of the Geelong West Town Hall in the Albert Street Carpark.

Vline: Coming by train to Geelong? The Geelong Railway Station is an easy 5 minute walk from Pakington Street where the Festa is held. For timetable information contact Vline on 136 196. www.vline.com.au

Buses: Pakington Street itself is closed to transport during the Festa. For the timetable and changes to services contact Mcharry’s Buslines on Ph 03 5223 2111 www.mcharrys.com.au or Benders Busways Ph 03 5240 5000 http://cdcvictoria.com.au/geelong.html

Taxi’s: Drop off and Pick up points are located in Albert St, Hope St, Waterloo St and Gordon Ave.

Accessible Features:

Toilets: In the West Town Hall (main entrance in Pakington Street) and also in the public toilets at the back of the hall. At West Park, Fire Station end, a portable accessible toilet is available.

Ramps: Ramps to enable better access from the road to the pavement - one located between Albert and Weller Sts, and one between Albert and Preston Sts.

Parking: Accessible parking back of Town Hall.

Specific Needs Centre: Facilities for people with disabilites, older citizens, breast feeding mothers etc at Karingal 151 Pakington Street.

 

*Please note program is subject to change

 

 

Pako Festa prides itself as being a free event; it is also “access friendly” allowing people of all abilities to share the enriching experience of multiculturalism. All you need to enjoy Pako Festa is a happy heart and an open mind.