Week two performances include Deborah Cheetham AO, Mark Treverrow and Catalina Gonzalez Zumba dancing.

With a special introduction by our talented hosts Tristan Meecham and Bec Reid.




Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined - Week 3 welcome from our hosts

Week 3: Pride and Hope

At the Victorian Seniors Festival we celebrate the rich stories and identities of older people. We value and appreciate the contribution older people have made to society.

Tristan Meecham and Bec Reid welcome us to the performances for Week 3.  

Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined Professor Deborah Cheetham AO 

Week 3: Pride and hope

Professor Deborah Cheetham AO, a Yorta Yorta woman and pioneer of the operatic arts in Australia, has created an invaluable legacy of Indigenous performers.

Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined Mark Trevorrow

Week 3: Pride and hope

Mark Trevorrow introduced the cheesy, polyester-wearing, lounge singer character that became Bob Downe in 1984; and he found the experience was intoxicating. However it wasn't until he was 40 years old that he took the plunge and began performing as himself. 

Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined Catalina Gonzalez

Week 3: Pride and hope

Colombian dance teacher Catalina Gonzalez says the purpose of her Zumba classes for seniors is to create joy and connection.