East Arnhem LiveSaturday, 25 April 2020 - 9:00am to Sunday, 31 May 2020 - 5:00pm
East Arnhem Live is an online concert series bringing the culture, history and beauty of East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory to audiences across Australia and the world.
Yolŋu, the traditional owners of East Arnhem Land, practise the longest continuing traditional culture in the world. At the centre of this culture is song, dance and connection to country.
East Arnhem Live is a unique opportunity to visit East Arnhem Land from the comfort of your own home. Over a number of weeks, experience Yolŋu artists sharing their music and culture with you from spectacular locations in East Arnhem Land. Don’t let social distancing and biosecurity designations stop you from immersing yourself in the beauty of East Arnhem Land and sharing in stories through song and dance.
25 April 2020 - Yirrnga Yunupingu live from East Woody Island, Nhulunbuy
2 May 2020 - Andrew Gurruwiwi Band live from Rainbow Cliff, Nhulunbuy
9 May 2020 - Yirrmal Marika live from Rainbow Cliff, Nhulunbuy
16 May 2020 - Dhapanbal Yunupingu live from Rocky Bay, Nhulunbuy
More acts to be announced.
East Arnhem Live is presented by Yolngu Radio and proudly supported by Rirratjingu Aboriginal Corporation and Developing East Arnhem Limited. Through East Arnhem Live, local artists are being employed to support them while gigs are cancelled and tourists are unable to visit us. It also support maintaining and sharing culture during this unprecedented time.