Event: Traditional Dance Festival
Prepare for a day of authentic cultural immersion with this unique festival in Ali Curung.
On: Tuesday, 4 September 2018
Each year, the community of Ali Curung holds a Traditional Dance Festival. Held during the NAIDOC week celebrations in July, the festival aims to embrace cultural awareness through music, song and dance.
The festival engages the community on all levels, generating cultural harmony between Indigenous locals and non-Indigenous visitors. It also presents a unique opportunity to allow non-Indigenous visitors to experience bush tucker, bush medicine and Indigenous culture first-hand providing a rare opportunity for authentic cultural immersion.
There will be painting demonstrations, a traditional spear throwing competition using woomeras, artifact and jewelry making workshops and a fire making competition, using boomerangs.
This is a drug & alcohol free event. Dates TBC.