Djilpin Arts is hosting another of its popular dry season series "Concerts on Country" this Saturday at Beswick.
.MC for all three concerts has been the inimitable Constantina Bush.
The series is set to create an intimate environment for cross cultural engagement.
A limited number of tickets will be available for the general public to engage and experience. With only two hundred tickets available for the general public.
Djarmalak is homage to our late founding and artistic director Balang T E Lewis, whose vision was a culturally safe place where everyone could come together to learn, share, exchange and enjoy.
"Culture as identity, art as medicine," was his consistent message to community and visitors alike.
Djarmalak affirms and carries his legacy, the community is stepping up with his passion and dedication as their inspiration.
Cutting-edge Indigenous performance combined with the dynamics and persistence of traditional practice, Djarmalak is a special invitation from the heart of the community and resonates Balang's belief that "culture is everyone's responsibility".
Times for this weekend (Saturday, July 27):
2pm: Workshops; Yarning Circle, Basketweaving and MadAve [Maori] cultural engagement
3.30pm: Morning Star ceremony and Bunggul
5.30pm: Doomagee Dance Culture
6pm: MadAve Maori Dancers
7.30pm: Mojo Juju
8.30pm: The Wuggular Drifters to rock the night away
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