festival Archives - The Westies

Africultures Festival 2018

March 10th 2018 marked the 10th year of Africultures Festival, a celebration of African culture in Australia. The festival was established to celebrate all things Africa, from sport (the Africultures cup was taken out by Ghana this year), to fashion, food and music. This huge one day event brings the best of Africa to Western Sydney, served up with a side of Australian flavour.  Continue Reading

Vi Girgis – Liverpool Street Art Festival

street art

Several street artists are painting walls in Liverpool this week, 
battling the wind and rain to make sure they are ready for Liverpool’s 
first street art festival being held on Saturday August 13th. The 
Westies sat down with festival organiser Vi Girgis who is self-proclaimed “as Liverpool as it gets!” to have a chat over coffee and chocolate dipped strawberries about how the festival came to be and what street art even is.  Continue Reading