Daminmin Art and Culture Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

22 Jul 2022 to 24 Jul 2022 Annual Event

A beautiful three-day festival camped beside the Pudakul Billabong just east of Humpty Doo, in the Adelaide River wetlands, on Limilngan-Wulna country.

This festival is created in partnership with Pudakul and Darwin Community Arts (DCA), under the artistic and cultural direction of Lynette and Graham Kenyon.

“We want people to leave our festival with a greater sense of belonging, understanding and respect of Limilngan-Wulna country and culture” (Lynette Kenyon- Pudakul)

Daminmin Festival showcases a fusion of traditional and contemporary First Nations and rural culture. They will share traditional Indigenous arts and culture alongside rural arts and culture. Workshops will include Weaving, clap stick making, bush foods and medicine, indigo
dyeing, drawing, dancing.

Friday 22 July from 10 am, enjoy the opening ceremony with the Kenbi Dancers, followed by a host of arts activities and cultural workshops nestled amongst the bush.

In the evening you will enjoy a short film festival with NT traveling Film Fest.

Saturday 23rd workshops through the day followed by a sunset concert sharing great local musicians including The Djari Project, Ray Ray McKenzie and the Wairuk Band.

Sunday 24th Workshops will continue and you will enjoy the last day by the billabong preparing for the week ahead.

The Daminmin Festival is supported by the Northern Territory Government through NT Major Events, Australia Council for the Arts and Inspire NT.

Facilities

Carpark Coach Parking Family Friendly Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop

Event Dates

Annual Event

22 Jul 2022 to 24 Jul 2022

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