Milton-Ulladulla residents are invited to celebrate this year's NAIDOC theme 'Voice. Treaty. Truth - Let's work together for a shared future' at the Ngulla NAIDOC Festival on Friday.
The annual NAIDOC Week event, hosted by the Ulladulla Local Aboriginal Land Council, is a free day for the whole community that showcases and celebrates Aboriginal culture.
The festival, held at the Ulladulla Civic Centre, will include live performances, children's rides and activities, face-painting, sponsor's and not-for-profit organisation's stalls, art exhibitions and the Koori Cook-off.
At 9.30am the festival begins with a traditional Welcome to Country and Smoke Ceremony before the main events.
Following on from recent school performances the Ulladulla High School choir will be singing a song in the Dhurga language at 10am.
At 10.30am the Doonooch Dancers will excite the crowd with their captivating performances of song and dance. The Doonooch Dancers were founded by the late Bobby McLeod of Wreck Bay.
The Koori Cook-off competition begins at 11am. The teams are locked-in and feature people from local organisations, who all set to cook some tucker and be crowned this year's champions.
A Shoalhaven Zoo animal show follows at 11.30am with the Gadhu Dreaming Band taking the stage at 12pm. The festival concludes about 2.30pm.