Baiame’s Ngunnhu Festival

Photo by Shae Ferguson
A celebration of the Barwon River, the lifeblood of the Ngemba, Baranbinja, Morowari, Kula, Laualko, Ualarai, Kamilaroi, Kamu, and Paarkinji communities.

FRIDAY 13 APRIL 4PM - 6PM
Smoking Ceremony, Corroboree
Fishing Competition & Carp Muster opens


SATURDAY 14 APRIL 11AM - 7PM
Murdi Arts Market

Cultural Workshops: Weaving, Woodcarving, Art, Dance & Music Belly Dancing Workshops with Cinnamon Twist (Virginia Keft) Connected Ngunnhu Stories: Place & People performance Film Screenings: Laka, Nan and A Whole Lot of Trouble and more...
plus
Special Guest performance from
ENSEMBLE OFFSPRING performing the works of THE INDIGENOUS COMPOSERS INITIATIVE


SUNDAY 15 APRIL 11AM - 4PM
Closing Ceremony: Fish Feast
Fishing Competition and Carp Muster Awards
and musical performances from:
Uncle Col Hardy
Glenn Skuthorpe
with a homegrown House Band and great musicians from the region!


Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum open throughout the Festival with tours with the wonderful Bradley Hardy!

Additional Photos

Photos by Vanessa Hyde

Photos by Bianca Cruse

 

DATES

Friday 13 April

Time: 4pm - 6pm
Location:Barwon River

Saturday 14 April

Time: 11am - 7pm
Location: Murdi Arts Market

Sunday 15 April

Time: 11am - 4pm


Project Team

Lily Shearer, Festival Producer
Brad Steadman, Collaborator/Cultural Advisor
Frederick Copperwaite, Co - Producer
Troy Russell, Production Manager
Bee Cruse, Assistant Production Manager
Michelle Blakeney, Site Director - Digital Storycatching
Mark Ross, Site Director – Music/Film
Rhyan Clapham, Site Director – Hip Hop
Katie Leslie, Site Director – Dance
Natano Faanana, Site Director – Circus
Lara Croyden, Circus Facilitator


Project Supporters/Partners

Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum
Brewarrina Shire Council
2cuzFM
Curiousworks
Ensemble Offspring

2018 Projects

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