Sat, 09 Apr|
Giiyong offers you the best First Nations music to hit the Far South Coast! There’ll be an artists market, a reimagined pre-colonisation campsite display developed by Far South Coast high school students, cultural displays, food, dance and spoken word performances.
Time & Location
09 Apr, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Jigamy, Jigamy, 4381 Princes Hwy, Broadwater NSW 2549, Australia
About the Event
Partners Twofold Aboriginal Corporation, Eden Local Aboriginal Land Council and South East Arts are pleased to be presenting Giiyong Festival again at Jigamy, just north of Eden NSW on Saturday 9 April 2022.
The award winning Giiyong Festival will take place at Jigamy, just north of Eden. It is a multi-art form festival for the whole family, celebrating traditional and contemporary Aboriginal culture through dance, art, music, film, food and spoken word performances. Giiyong Festival is the only event of its type held within the Yuin Nation, which stretches from the Shoalhaven River down into East Gippsland in Victoria and across to the Great Dividing Range. Everyone is welcome to this celebration of Aboriginal culture - traditional and contemporary. Giiyong (pronounced Guy-Yong) means ‘come to welcome’ in the South Coast language as spoken by the Elders. Giiyong Festival is bringing together some of the region and the nation's finest Aboriginal musicians, performers, writers and presenters to share their culture and their stories with the entire community. Headliners for 2022 include Briggs, Shellie Morris, William Barton, Buddy Knox Blues Band, Stiff Gins, Sean Choolburra and Nooky and so many more. Tickets on sale now Adults AUD20, Aboriginal Community Elders and Kids FREE. No pets allowed. Certified assistance dogs welcome. No camping. No Drugs, No Alcohol.
GET TICKETS: https://www.giiyong.com.au/tickets