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Giiyong Fesitval this weekend



This Saturday 22 September, from 10am to 10.30pm on the shores of Pambula Lake, at Twofold Aboriginal Corporation's property "Jigamy" just north of Eden, Australia's newest Aboriginal arts and cultural festival will cement its place on the nation's cultural calendar. South East Arts has been working with Twofold Aboriginal Corporation and Eden Local Aboriginal Land Council to stage this unique event, the first of its kind within the Yuin Nation. South East Arts hope the community can experience this all inclusive, family-friendly celebration of traditional and contemporary Aboriginal Culture. The full program will be released shortly, but in the meantime you can go to the website for lots of information and to register for FREE tickets. FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

  • Two stages, art exhibition, film screenings, cultural demonstrations, dance and discussion

  • Performances by No Fixed Address, Frank Yamma, Jessie Lloyd's Mission Songs Project, Baker Boy & more

  • MC Sean Choolburra on stage in the afternoon and evening - one of Australia's funniest comedians

  • Local performers Chelsy Atkins, Gabadoo and Allo Walker

  • Dance performances by Gulaga Dancers, Duurunu Miru Dancers, Gadhu Dancers and Djaadjawan Dancers - national Dance Rites finalists

  • Hip Hop Dance workshops with Ngioka Bunda-Heath and Baker Boy

  • Acclaimed speakers including Dr Jackie Huggins, Ali Cobby Eckermann, Uncle Ossie Cruse and Bruce Pascoe

  • Local and nationally renowned visual artists and filmmakers

  • Aboriginal arts market

  • Food vans featuring all the favourites as well as bush tucker inspired foods

CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS www.giiyong.com.au



Above: Internationally acclaimed poet, Ali Cobby Eckermann is part of the speaker's program at Giiyong Festival.

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