The Shakti Women’s Empowerment Festival – The Art of Expression Workshop presented by ARD(Australia) Inc.

The Shakti Women’s Empowerment Festival at Byron Theatre

The Shakti Women’s Empowerment Festival will be held on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd September at the Byron Theatre.

Season Pass for all 5 Ticketed Events: $100 (Save $25) – BUY SEASON TICKETS

Saturday 22nd September

10:00 – 12 noon – The Art of Expression Workshop (Full $20) – BUY TICKETS
Open up to your inner artist. Join a story-teller, a dancer, a writer, a film-maker, a musician and a visual artist to explore the power and revelation possible through the Art of Expression.

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The Festival is an initiative of ARD(Australia) Inc, a local charity that has been supporting women in rural India since 2005 and is currently running a Reproductive and Child Health programme and has established eight Literacy Centres for adolescent girls who otherwise would receive no formal education.

This is a great opportunity to Explore, Celebrate and Promote women’s empowerment and to bring active awareness of the insight, capacity and strengths of women in our society today, while at the same time supporting a local programme that is empowering women in rural India.

Friday 21st September

7:00 – 9:30pm – Women in Concert (Full $35) BUY TICKETS
featuring Meninas da Lua, Parissa Bouas, Sharny Russell, Clancy Menzies, Sophie Ozard, The Loveys & more!
including Presentation – Women’s Empowerment in Indian Villages (WEIV)

Saturday 22nd September

7:00 – 8:00am – Yoga by the sea with Grace Benn
8:30 – 9:30am – Breakfast
10:00 – 12 noon – The Art of Expression Workshop (Full $20)BUY TICKETS
12:00 – 1:00pm – Lunch
1:00 – 2:30pm – Women for Environmental Justice Forum (Full $20)BUY TICKETS
4:00 – 5:30pm – Women for Social Justice Forum (Full $20)BUY TICKETS
6:00 – 7:00pm – Dinner
7:00 – 9:30pm – Indian Classical Dance (Full $30)BUY TICKETS
featuring Karma Dance from Melbourne
including Presentation – Women’s Empowerment in Indian Villages (WEIV)

The Art of  Expression Workshop 
8.00am – Internet sales close
9.00am – Venue doors open / Box Office sales open
9.40am  – Theatre Doors open
10.00am – The Art of Expression Workshop 
12.00pm – Event concludes