Ecotopia Earth Festival 2020

Cancelled Due to COVID-19 we are very sorry and sad. However we hope to present the same amazing content next year!

Community Sustainability Festival

  Sunday March 29th, 10am-4pm Yarra Junction Parklands.

Prepare yourself for a plethora of great entertainment! All Free, All Accessible and Inclusive!

This Ecotopia will host the famous ‘The Valley’s Got Talent’ show, Climate Choir, Phoebe Laidlaw, Neesy and the White Pearls, The Anecdote, Dr Jazz, The Whales Tale, Eastern Regional Libraries Storytime, large Eco Market, Waste Free Festival, The Dreaming Space Circus!

Stallholder Applications open now!

Thanks to generous sponsorship from Yarra Ranges Council for being the Major sponsor for this event Annually.

Also thanks to RACV for sponsoring our 2 SOLAR SOUND SYSTEMS!, Thanks to Cire Community Services for sponsoring The Dreaming Space Circus show at this festival! and Upper Yarra Community Enterprise.

Ruby Ray and Dr Jazz!

he eye popping acrobatics, swing dancing and even knife juggling, Jimmy J and Ruby Ray will leave your heart pumping!
You can add as many vaudeville characters as you like we have strong men who can lift 4 women at once, or completely theme an event with us.
Together they are a lively band of misfits lead by the Sparkling Ruby Ray who will show you how to party!
Hold onto your dancing feet they are the hottest swing band in Town!

Neesy and The White Pearls

Neesy Smith has worked has worked as a vocalist for the better part of 40 years, performing with artists like Kate Ceberano, and working with musicians from Men at Work, Mondo Rock and Goanna, and performing on over 25 albums. She has a new band called Neesy & The White Pearls, who are a group of women she loves and respects. Her long time friend, singer songwriter Michelle Chandler is on Guitar & BV’s, Pia Nesvara (Spiritus) on Bass & BV’s, Leanne Arvanitakis-Hall (The Anecdote) is on drums/percussion, Christina Green on Keys & Harmonica and Sue Carr Amico on Accordion. The ladies perform original music in a Gypsy Jazz Blues style, and a few songs by other artists, and fellow songwriters.

Phoebe Laidlaw

Phoebe Laidlaw is an Australian singer-songwriter who lives in the Yarra Valley. Her musical style can be described as indie folk and/or indie pop. Phoebe is currently undertaking her second year of the musical perforamce bachelor degree at Box Hill institute.’

The Dreaming Space Circus

The Dreaming Space’s colorful and spectacular entertainment is the perfect way to bring to life atmosphere, culture & themes at your event. Our performances totally captivate & enthral kids along with the inner child in every adult! The Dreaming Space can create for you on an intimate or grand scale, choosing from the complete festival package or parts of it.

The Whales Tale

With enormous thanks to Yarra Ranges Council and DELWP, we present to you:

An environmental tale to warm the heart, with reflections about the consequences of our actions. It has been forecast that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the sea than fish. The Whale’s Tale is a rollicking journey that will leave your children wanting to make a difference. A show for all ages.
Presenting the second ever: The Valley’s Got Talent Show at Ecotopia! This event promises to be eclectic, energetic and diverse. If you are interested in getting involved please email Melanie Allen:

ECOSS would like to Acknowledge that Ecotopia is held on the Unceded lands of the Wurundjeri People. We would like to pay our deep respects to all the community members, particularly the Elders Past, Present and Future.

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