Flag of our Founders – Melbourne Day 2010

August 19th, 2010


Flag Raising Ceremony, Enterprize Park, Melbourne

  • Saturday 28 August 2010 to Monday 30 August 2010

Enterprize Park, Melbourne is the venue for Flag of our Founders: Flag Raising Ceremony The official Melbourne Day Flag Raising Ceremony pays tribute to Captain John Lancey and the crew aboard the schooner Enterprize who arrived at the Yarra’s shore 175 years ago. The Historical Society will recreate the momentous arrival in period costume, with a traditional cannon salute. There will also be an indigenous welcome, local school children will sing a specially commissioned Melbourne Song and the 2010 Melburnian of the Year will raise the Melbourne flag with the Lord Mayor. Enterprize Park, 10am to 11am on Monday 30 August.

For further information see www.melbourneday.com.au

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