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Crossing Roper Bar Workshop (Melbourne)


Crossing Roper Bar Workshop (Melbourne)

  • Date: Thursday, 29 May 2014, 7pm
  • Venue: Moreland City Band Hall — 22 Cross St, Brunswick, VIC
  • Tickets: This is a free event

Event Details

A unique opportunity to gain insight into the people, places and stories behind Crossing Roper Bar:

• Meet Wagilak songmen Daniel and David Wilfred in a relaxed, conversational setting.

• Learn about Manikay, one of the great classical music traditions indigenous to Arnhem Land including live demonstrations.

• Discover the poetic, philosophic and religious aspects of music and ceremony in Arnhem Land and the integral links between music, the land and ceremonial law.

• Enjoy live performance of some beautiful songs and virtuoso yidaki (didjeridu) playing.

• Join the bunggul (dance) workshop.

• Explore telling stories, singing stories and dancing stories.

Further information for this event is available by phone on (03) 9602 4393

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