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PHOTOS | Wimmera Karen community celebrates new year in Horsham

Bendigo dancers at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Bendigo dancers at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.


A packed Horsham Town Hall helped the Wimmera Karen community bring in the New Year with dance and song. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER
Bendigo dancers at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Bendigo dancers at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Bendigo dancers at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Bendigo dancers at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Bendigo dancers at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Bendigo dancers at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Bendigo dancers at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Bendigo dancers at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

A full house at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

A full house at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Musicians fron Bendigo at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Musicians fron Bendigo at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Mu Tar Teo at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Mu Tar Teo at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Young performers wait to dance at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Young performers wait to dance at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Nhill dancers perform a Doe Dance at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Nhill dancers perform a Doe Dance at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Mu Mar Khang from Nhill Karen community performs a Doe Dance at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Mu Mar Khang from Nhill Karen community performs a Doe Dance at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Wah Ka Paw from Nhill Karen community performs a Doe Dance at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Wah Ka Paw from Nhill Karen community performs a Doe Dance at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Tha Htoo and Wah Ka Paw from Nhill Karen community perform a Doe Dance at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Tha Htoo and Wah Ka Paw from Nhill Karen community perform a Doe Dance at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Nhill Karen community Doe Dance at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Nhill Karen community Doe Dance at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Nhill Karen community Doe Dance at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Nhill Karen community Doe Dance at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Ma Pane perfoming at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Ma Pane perfoming at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Horsham mayor Mark Radford and Tablay Sher at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Horsham mayor Mark Radford and Tablay Sher at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Singers welcome guests at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Singers welcome guests at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Hosts Maung Aye Myint Shwe and Lillion Shee at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Hosts Maung Aye Myint Shwe and Lillion Shee at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Lay Lay playing a traditional Klo instument at Horsham's first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

Lay Lay playing a traditional Klo instument at Horsham’s first Karen New Years Day celebration at Horsham Town Hall.

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Posted on Jan 12 2019

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