Djarmalak - Come Together Sunday Series

Sunday 28th August 2022


In the remote Top End community of Beswick/Wugularr, Djilpin Arts invites you to immerse yourself in a bold cultural landscape of renewal and celebration. In the tradition of Djilpin’s Walking With Spirits festival, join us on country and in community to celebrate the voices of First Nations culture. To sing, dance and talk. To celebrate. To engage. Three Sunday's of dance, music, workshops, food, art, culture and conversations hosted by Constantina Bush.


Arrive from 10.00am each Sunday to the heart of the Beswick community to set up camp in our beautiful Cultural Precinct. Browse our museum, shop our retail art gallery, join in a workshop or take a tour, then settle in for dinner and a thrilling evening concert.

HOSTED BY CONSTANTINA BUSH
FEAT. SPECIAL GUESTS - Djakapurra Manyarryun + Rrawun Maymuru

Performances by:
Miiesha, J-MILLA, Emma Donovan, Mau Power, Emily Wurramara, Hand to Earth

PRICING:

  • Build your adventure from $50 ‍Camping: $50 per night/per 5-person car
  • Concerts: $60 per adult | $30 per child
  • Women's Weaving Workshop: $50 per person
  • Men's Dijeridu Making Workshop: $50 per person
  • Bush Medicine Workshop: $65 per person
  • Beswick Falls Tour: $120 per adult | $60 per child Children under 5: FREE Children's Ticket: persons aged 5 - 15 years-old

SUNDAY 26 JUNE:

Featuring traditional welcome dance the for Morning Star festival opening ceremony

Performances by: Miiesha, J-MILLA + Workshops, Waterfall Tours & Camping

SUNDAY 24 JULY:

Featuring traditional welcome dance the for Morning Star festival opening ceremony

Performances by: Emma Donovan, Mau Power + Workshops, Waterfall Tours & Camping

SUNDAY 28 AUGUST:

Featuring traditional welcome dance the for Morning Star festival opening ceremony

Performances by: Emily Wurramara, Hand to Earth + Workshops, Waterfall Tours & Camping

ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE EACH SUNDAY ‍ ‍

WORKSHOPS

Pre-Booking for workshops is essential. Limited places available. ‍

  • Women's Weaving Workshop - 12.30pm - 2.00pm The art and mind of weaving, join our local master weavers to learn traditional Arnhem weaving techniques using pandanus fibres. Presented by Djilpin weavers. (1 Session available per day, 20 places) ‍
  • Men's Dijeridu Marking and Painting - 12.30pm - 2.00pm Join local Mago (West Arnhem Dijeridu) Master's, in learning how to craft and paint a Dijeridu using a traditional grass brush. Presented by local Djilpin Mago Masters. (1 Session available per day, 20 places)
  • Bush Medicine - 2.30pm - 4.00 pm All Participants Welcome All participants are welcome to learn the art of healing through using fresh local plants or turning them into balms and salves. Includes taking home your very own jar of bush balm! Presented by Banatjarl Strong Bala
  • Wimuns Grup. (1 Session available per day, 30 places) ‍

TOURS

Pre-Booking is essential, access to sacred site only permitted with local guides. Limited places available

Melkjulumbu (Beswick Falls)‍

Book yourself on an exclusive guided tour of the famous, spectacular Beswick Falls, home of the Walking with Spirits festival. Swim, walk, play, soak up this ancient sacred place with our local guides. ‍(3 Sessions available, 12 places per tour)

  • Tour 1: 11.00am - 2.00pm
  • Tour 2: 2.30pm - 5.30 pm
  • Tour 3: 7.30am - 10.30am (Monday Morning)

Event Details

Time: 10am - 10pm

Venue: 2 Cameron Road, Beswick NT 0852

Cost: 50 - 120

Enquiries

Contact: Fleur Parry

Organisation: Djilpin Arts

Position: Manager

Phone: (03) 8676 7511

Email: admin@djilpinarts.org.au

Website: djilpinarts.org.au

Event Date(s)

  • Sunday 28th August 2022

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