Saturday 19th September 12:00pm – 8:30pm
12:00pm to 12:15pm – Official opening
Official opening of Vibe Festival 2020 including an Acknowledgement of Country and opening by CEO, Brett Casey.
12:15pm to 12:30pm – Sally & Possum
12:30pm to 12:45pm – Auslan Storytime
12:45pm to 1:00pm – Winning Films from the Hear for You Film Festival 2020
1:00pm to 1:30pm – Deaf Chef Ross
Join Deaf Chef Ross for a cooking show with tips on healthy eating.
1:30pm to 2:00pm – Evolution of BSL – Courtesy of BSL Zone
Ramon Woolfe finds out how sign language has evolved in Britain
2:00pm to 2:30pm – Deaf History in a Pandemic – Have we been here before?
Join Breda and Darlene as they discuss how Deaf history might give us some insight into our experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out how you can participate in a unique ‘crowd-research’ opportunity to help us find out more about Deaf history!
2:30pm to 2:45pm – An eye on portraiture
Artist Riona Tindal explores the bold, famous and flamboyant through a selection of portraits in the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Riona will unpack why portraiture has fascinated audiences for centuries as we approach Archibald Prize 2020 (26 September -10 January 2021).
2:45pm to 3:00pm – Let’s Go Wild: Habitats – Courtesy of BSL Zone
Presenters Ashley Kendall and Rachel Solley focus on the conservation of endangered species. At the park, it’s crucial that the staff keep animals in the right habitat.
3:00pm to 3:30pm – Finding Your Zen in Art
Making art through mindfulness meditation workshop. Finding that quiet space within yourself can be experienced through making art. Irene Holub, Yoga/Meditation teacher will provide an art workshop where attendees can participate with making and creating art with using a few drawing tools and paper.
3:30pm to 4:30pm – The Journey Film
Chris Tuckfield’s compelling film about the extraordinary life of Billie Sinclair, a deafblind mand and world traveller.
4:30pm to 5:00pm – Found in Sport – Courtesy of BSL Zone
A Deaf badminton player, footballer and golfer tell us about how joining Deaf sports teams changed their lives, introducing them to sign language, international tournaments and a new sense of identity.
5:00pm to 5:30pm – Supersonic – Courtesy of BSL Zone
When a Deaf boy’s father comes back into his life, he discovers a superpower he never knew he had. But can he use it for good, rather than evil?
5:30pm to 6:00pm – Deafinitely Me Film
6:00pm to 7:00pm – Magic Morgan & Liliana: The Virtual Experience
Featuring Comedy Magicians Magic Morgan & Liliana, International Deaf Illusionists, and MORE! Prepare to be awed, entertained, and impressed by the fun of live magic, illusion, and comedy all from your home.
Perfect for people of all ages.
7:00pm to 7:30pm – Drag make-up tutorial
Drag make up tutorial with the fabulous Krista Herrington
7:30pm to 8:30pm – An evening with Mademoiselle Coco
Prepare to be entertained by one of Australia’s Deaf Drag performers, Mademoiselle Coco. Be prepared for some stories, meet a guest or two and plenty of laughs.
8:30pm to 9:00pm – Silent Silhouettes
Aerial acrobatic performance by team of Deaf/ hard of hearing performers.