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Get ready to shake your pompoms and sparkle with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs’ official
cheer squad, The Sapphires, at Council’s 2019 Australia Day event!
Lead Sapphire, Tracy Reid, said they will run three dance clinics and each one, running for 30
minutes, will have a different style.
“We’ll have one clinic to showcase traditional cheerleading style, another all about hip hop and
the last will be funk,” Ms Reid said.
“It’s the perfect opportunity to try something new while having some fun and, who knows, you
might surprise yourself!”
Residents will also be able to play rugby league with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at the
event, with players there to kick goals, pass the ball and run you through some drills.
Mayor Khal Asfour said there’s nothing better than seeing so many proud residents displaying
their patriotism on Australia Day, with thousands attending Council’s events over the years
dressed in the national colours.
“I believe no one celebrates Australia Day quite as powerfully as Canterbury-Bankstown,” he
“We are one of the most diverse cities in the country; a vibrant mosaic of many different
nationalities, customs, traditions, languages and religions.
“Celebrating Australia Day means something different to every one of our residents. Whether you
were born here, recently settled here, or been living here for a little while now, we’re all so lucky
to call this country home.”
Council’s Australia Day event will be held at Belmore Oval on Saturday 26 February (6-9.30pm). It will end with two big bangs – the Harbour Bridge fireworks display on the big screen (9pm), and then Council’s own magical fireworks display (9.20pm).
The entertainment will continue throughout the night, including:
For more information, visit cb.city/australiaday
4/06/2019 12:17 PM