After four successful years in the streets of Elsternwick and a festival history extending back to the 80s, the highly anticipated In One Voice festival is BACK!
The Australian Jewish community is bursting with extraordinary talent, creativity, and contribution to both Australian and Jewish life. In One Voice celebrates this wonderfully unique culture.
In One Voice is an inclusive festival that promotes social cohesion and community understanding. We cater for all age groups. We aim to bring together Australians of all backgrounds, along with all members of the Jewish community, regardless of political, social, and religious differences.
At the In One Voice festival, you can listen to a wide range of genres of Jewish music, try delicious traditional Jewish foods, chat to community groups about the services and programs they offer and much more!
YID! take centuries-old Yiddish drinking songs, throw them in the pot with the sounds of Duke Ellington’s 1930s big band sound, add a dash of 1960s free jazz, a dose of late 1970s New York avant-garde funk, a sprinkling of 21st-century electronica and a hint of sweet indie-folk-pop. The result is a daring new fusion of tribal beats, improvised riffs and angelic indie vocals, channelling the sweet tunes of the long-gone Shtetl.
The Bashevis Singers
The Bashevis Singers are the children of generations of people who lived their lives in Yiddish. When they sing in Yiddish, the past, the present and the future are rendered timeless. They sing songs of hope and of fear, songs like prayers and songs like arguments with God.
Yoni Giraffe performs music from the legendary Israeli children’s album The 16th Lamb – “Hakeves Hashisha Asar”. They contextualise the songs, as well as adding three-part harmonies and jazz arrangements to other iconic Israeli songwriters’ songs of the 70s such as Shalom Chanoch, Yehudit Ravitz, Matti Caspi and Shlomo Artzi.
Special international guest
Will be announced closer to the festival – but don’t miss out on this one, it’s sure to be a magical expression of Jewish musical culture right in the centre of Elsternwick!
The Nosh Tent at In One Voice is the yiddishe mame’s go-to destination. Join celebrity chefs, community favourites and the best amateur bakers at IOV’s very own food stage throughout the day of the festival.
Featuring: Better Together Kitchen, Nissim Bar-On & Natalie McDonell, the Impact Hamentaschen Bake-Off judged by Agathé Pâtisserie’s Agathé Kerr, and more.
Baking by Access Inc, Coffee Mule, Mama Falafel, Hamsa Hummus Bar and Vegan Shawarma, Howzit Brew Mobile Cafe, Passionate Deli Catering and the In One Voice Sausage Sizzle and Corn BBQ.
WITH ONE BRUSH ART EXHIBITION AND COMPETITION
This year the festival will have a Purim/Persian theme which we would like reflected in the “With One Brush” Art Exhibition. The exhibition gives members of the Jewish community the opportunity to showcase their wonderful and creative talents.
For more info and to enter: www.inonevoice.org.au/withonebrush
COMMUNITY GROUPS EXPO
The In One Voice Community Groups Expo enables community groups to promote their services and spread their mission. It showcases the remarkable richness of Jewish community life and offers those attending In One Voice the opportunity to get to know what the community offers.
The helfer from SKIF will keep your children entertained and give them the best day out possible! Last year saw mini golf, arts and crafts, a dunk tank and more – we can’t wait to see what happens this year!