SATURDAY 30th April
Plantem Park....enter beside the Nimbin Hall/School of Arts
4:20am to Dawn ....Mahawana Sunrise Meditation
Yoga on the Grass in front of the Hash Bowl Stage 9 am Saturday
and Sunday mornings
10.30am Legal Advice with Steve Bolt
12.00 * Tug O' Drug War between Police and Polite with the Big Hemp Rope followed by the Hemp Olympix First Heats of the Bong Throw and Yell
and then the Growers Ironperson
Event. Hosted by S Sorrensen
and Alan Glover.
Followed by the Fringe Hemp Olympix with Nic the Hippy, Bigbong,
Gary the Plumber, Baldenstoned and Heathen all assisting in this fast growing
event. This begins with the Beard and Dread Stash. How
much can you hide in your hair anywhere? Followed by Correct Weight where contestants attempt to fill a baggie with as close to an ounce as possible,
28.349 grams. Seed Sorting, and the sick and dying wheelchair
obstacle course where contestants will attempt to score a Licence To Care. $2 Entry into all HEMP Olympix
HISTORY OF THE HEMP OLYMPIX
- Midnight Music - Hash Bowl Stage
CC The Cat
Black Bird Hum
10am - 4pm : Hemposium -
Talks and forums on cannabis medicine
5pm: Medical Cannabis Families - Meet, greeting
and networking space
Also featuring launch of Kickstarter campaign for the continued
development and production of the film - STONED
- which is documenting unfolding events here in Australia concerning
legalisation, clinical trials and activist/political events. Film
maker Laura Hamilton is collaborating with Michelle Whitelaw on
the campaign, and will introduce the film and screen a trailer.
6pm : Comedy at the Laugh Grass Tent!
Comedy at MardiGrass 2016 includes “Laughing on the Grass”
Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Disco Sistas tent every evening from
Weed love to make you laugh with our comedy ! Do we have a line
up for you ! ...Do we ?...ah....Yes ! That's lucky ! The comedians
are turning up here at the Laugh Grass tent ! Plonk your ass on
a chair as the professional comedians turn it on ! For free ! They
offered to pay you to turn up, but we said no, that won't be necessary.
Laugh ? The comedy is on ! At the Laugh Grass tent in Indica Arena
with Disco Sista courtesy of the Nimbin Mardi Grass.
7pm : Movies and music by Disco Sista
"The Emporar Wears No Clothes" on Sat eve and a seperate
historical doco on the Sunday
Ganja Music sessions (70s genre, modern genres) with a Main dance
Dont Worry Be Happy Promo
Sow the Seed Grow the Weed
I love you Baby
Cannabis It's Just a Plant
Chill Zone, Medical
Cannabis meeting place, Forums, Food, MC EXPO in the garden. The
MardiGrass Family Cafe in the Town Hall
open all weekend.
10am - 7pm : Hemposium
- Talks and forums on cannabis medicine and industrial hemp
HERE FOR PROGRAM
here for Australian Medical Cannabis Observatory SURVEY
Featuring international speakers:
Ajia Mae Moon & Dana Larsen [Canada], Abe Acton [Colorado],
Coral Reefer [California]
speakers: Klara Marosszeky, Prof Nick Lintzeris, Martin
Ernegg, Dr David Caldicott, Torsten Wiedemann, Will Tregoning, Greg
Chipp, Derryn Hinch, Bob Hopkins, Ray Thorpe, David Shoebridge,
Fiona Patton, Dr Mehreen Faruqi, Dr Andrew Katelaris, Dr John Jiggens,
Damon Adams, Glenn Druery, Hisashi Isogai, Radha Wilkinson, Wadzy
Wadsworth, Dolph Cooke, Gabe Buckley
** Bubblebag Demo in the Hall garden Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Olympix Joint Rolling First Heats
HISTORY OF THE HEMP OLYMPIX
6pm : Hemposium - Pot Politix Forum
7.30 till 9:00 pm Stand
Up Comedy Show
SSorrensen special new event HOSS, the Hemp Olympix Sports Show,
in the Town Hall Saturday night at 7.30. Guests on the HOSS, which
will be hosted by Sorrensen and Alan Glover, include Steady Eddy,
Greg Sullivan, some competing athletes and overseas guests.
Nimbin Cafe -
The Oasis of Nimbin:
Cooking with the Queen, stoned massage and chess
Open all weekend
serving green smoothies, hemp protein and seeds and organic local
juice and cordial, green soup, chilli con carne, warm fire and friends
(available following Stoned Yoga to kick start your perfect MardiGrass
day :) in the Green Spot chill out zone.
The GREEN ZONE is also a CHILL OUT SPACE. Acoustic music is welcome,
and healthy food and drinks available. ARMBAND AREA.
Come and share the joint with locals. Open all weekend. Food and
drinks provided by The Oasis and Spangled Drongo. STONED SCRABBLE,
yoga, cooking, chess....get real.....stoned!
11am STONER SCRABBLE in The Green Zone behind the Nimbin
Cafe OASIS. Bring your scrabble set!!
3 pm Old Fashioned cookie cooking with the Cookie Queen
Chill out space, warm fire and friends
Acoustic musos welcome.
6pm HEMP Fashion Show...by Who Designs
Open all weekend, food, music and
superb chill zone by the river.
- 11pm MUSIC
Arts & Culture Centre:
The Nimbin Aboriginal
Arts and Culture Centre,
in Sibley Street on the way to Peace Park and the Skatepark, will be open throughout the MardiGrass
weekend with Bush Tucker, an Art Exhibition and a chance to talk
with Local Elders to discuss the impact of prohibition on their
culture and people.
Hemp Bar &
Medical Cannabis Information Service:
HEMP Party members meet here every evening at 6:00pm.
Don't forget to check out the POT ART EXHIBITION featuring Cannabis
inspired art. Armband entry only.
8.30 pm till late * The HEMP Bar
and Polite Bureau on the Embassy verandah
will be hosting a W.A.N party, where the focus is to be on uploading
images and other information to YouTube, Facebook and other networks,
bring your laptop, mobile phone and camera.
* DRY CAMP * Behind the Chai Tent
Music and Workshops throughout the weekend
Midday: World Stoned Chess Championship* Register
for the MWSCC (MardiGrass World Stoned Chess Championship) on the
old Museum site next to Rainbow Lane by 12:00 pm Saturday. Winner
decided by sunset. Drug testing will be compulsory, but not after
Market Stage * Family Friendly *
Stoned Yoga in the Community
Centre Dance Studio
KONVOY arrives in Nimbin, having wended its way from Byron Bay,
via Lismore. Sponsored by Rvbyesque
- Could people in the crowd please refrain from jumping on the back
bumpers of Kombis as they pass through town as it can damage the
vehicles. Pliz sho' respekt bro'.
* 4:20pm * Global
Marijuana March * 4:20pm * meet the Kombi Konvoy
for a world record attempt at the most joints ever lit at once in
the one place.......Everyone is encouraged to roll a joint so that
when the Konvoy has passed, at the
call of the Nimbin time 4:20, we can light up simultaneously and
please blow as much smoke as possible for the cameras.
The Global Marijuana March
Where well over 1 million cannabis law reform activists in
nearly 300 cities around the globe will be protesting. In Nimbin
we will once again aim to break the world record for the most joints
ever lit at once in the same place at the same time.
Be smart and bring a "joint"! After the last Kombi has
passed, wait for the call and we will light up,and
produce as much smoke as possible for the cameras recording the
Viva la Fume!
* The winner
of the most popular busking, whoever collect the most ‘tokes’, plays after the Sunday Rally on the main stage.
Midnight Silent Doof
Nimbin Hotel *
Food, drink, and live entertainment *
Green Bank: herbal teas, therapists and relaxing massage all weekend.
Nimbin Sk8 Park: Open all weekend!!
Presented by Ballin' on a Budget
Hosted by Twitch the Hatred &
Performances with open mic time,
plus more . . .
Pro skatepark demo with giveaways
from Oz Hip Hop Shop