Mutawintji Cultural Festival

Friday, 9 August 2024 - 8:00am to Saturday, 10 August 2024 - 9:00pm
Mutawintji National Park, 130 kilometers northeast of Broken Hill
Pantjikali, Wanyuparku, Wilyakali, and Malyangapa Country
Victoria

This 2-day festival is a chance to immerse yourself in a unique cultural experience at Mutawintji National Park. Get to know the local mob and hear stories of their Land and People. Enjoy traditional dance and Wiimpatja music.

Activities will be held at Two Mile dance ground throughout both days and evenings.

Corroboree, Two Mile dance group – Visiting First Nation dance groups from around the country perform traditional dance from their group’s homelands in several categories.

Showcase of local Wiimpatja music acts, Two Mile dance ground – Experience musical talent of the Wiimpatja and get to do some dancing yourself.

Workshops – Enjoy hands-on activities including weaving, jewellery marking, art and artefact making.

Guided tours: Ngalkirrka Gorge and historic site tours will run at 9am and then again at 1.30pm on both days.

Pick up a map and a program at the Mutawintji Visitor Centre when you arrive, and follow the signs to the dance ground.

This is a drug-free and alcohol-free event.

Mutawintji National Park is remote. Please bring your food and camping equipment with you. There are no shops at Mutawintji National Park.

Please note: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner are provided for Wiimpatja. Visitors are welcome to join in shared meal times, however this is not a part of the ticketed price.

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