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Youth Week Festival rocks on at Queens Park

(City of Moonee Valley)

Moonee Valley’s youth will be able to rock out with 25 bands from three stages at Queens Park, Moonee Ponds, on Sunday, 22 April.

Mayor Cr Ben Opie said that for the past three years, the Moonee Valley event had been the biggest National Youth Week event in the country, attracting more than 15,000 young people from all over the State.

“Last year, we had young people from as far as Echuca and Ballarat, all coming together to have fun, hang out with their friends, listen to some great music and celebrate the achievements of our own young citizens here in Moonee Valley,” Cr Opie said.

There will be something for all music tastes, with punk band Behind Crimson Eyes, heavy rock outfit Horsell Common and hip hop crew Bliss ‘n’ Esso among the headline acts. Six of the 25 bands are also homegrown artists, representing the vibrant music scene in Moonee Valley.

In addition to dozens of food vendors and market stalls, this year’s festival will be ramping up the excitement from previous years with extreme sport demonstrations such as skate and bike stunts, a graffiti wall and other thrilling activities. more…

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