Rainbows Of Pride On Display At Qwere Street

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13 February 2024

This year’s Montmorency’s annual Qwere Street festival was a great success, drawing in crowds of all ages, spreading joy and celebrating Pride in our community.

This amazing event was made possible through the efforts of Banyule Council, the local community and the dedicated work of the Montmorency Traders Association, who brought this energetic and positively colourful event to our community.

With a gigantic inflatable rainbow straddling both sides of the road, Were Street was transformed! The festival bustled with excitement and entertainment, catering for attendees young and old.

The street was filled with live music, roving entertainment - including roller-skaters and performance artists, creative activities, craft stalls and alfresco dining. And the wonderful Frock Hudson performed on the front stage, delighting the many festivalgoers and local traders.

The festival provided a space for people of all backgrounds, especially the members of the LGBTIQA+ community, and highlighted the importance embracing diversity and inclusivity within our community.

Thank you to everyone who attended and helped celebrate Pride.

Quote attributed to Member for Eltham Vicki Ward

“The Qwere Street festival is always a fabulous event that celebrates our diverse community in a vibrant, fun, safe and joyous manner. And this year was no different. From giant rainbows to local traders and roving street performers, including the gorgeous Frock Hudson, Qwere St was a love-filled party that celebrated Pride loudly and proudly.”