Sydney vibes

I love visiting Star Weave Communities. I get to celebrate with them, marvel at their beautiful stars and take a moment to take in their incredible achievement of weaving 10,000 plus stars. I also get to hear behind the scenes antics and have belly laughs about how they worked out storage and stringing (from ironing boards to hand made contraptions that dispense ribbon at the desired length) or how long it took them to weave their first star. There are also some moving stories of people who recently moved into the area, heard about the star weaving workshops and go regularly because it helps them feel like they've found a community to belong to. Every now and then, I'll hear a message from a

Melbourne Magic

Last week, I made a short trip to Melbourne to attend a few events that were organised by Star Weave Communities. As you can imagine, there are LOTS of invitations to visit star weaving communities across Australia, to speak about the project and to share in their joy and togetherness that has come through this simple act of star weaving. I always wish I could attend every event. I love everything about this project, but visiting communities to star weave with them or to celebrate their installation of 10,000 plus stars is so rewarding for me and them. It is always highly emotional as people share personal stories of how these stars have impacted them and there is always lots of laughter. I

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The One Million Stars project acknowledges the traditional owners and continuing custodians of the lands and waters where we weave, live and play. We give our respect to elders past, present and emerging.


THANK YOU to everyone who helped to make the 2018 One Million Stars installation a reality. We did it! And it was BEAUTIFUL & POWERFUL!

The One Million Stars to End Violence project continues and is an ongoing international weaving movement created in 2012 by Pasifika weaving artist and entrepreneur, Maryann Talia Pau.

We understand this project has had a powerful impact for some people. For emotional and physical support, please speak with someone you trust or seek professional advice. You are important!

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