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Koorie Makers Festival – Libbi Gorr Broadcasting LIVE, Sunday 7 May

Koorie Maker's Market

7 May, 2017 in Stories

YIRRAMBOI First Nations Festivals is a ten day feast of arts and events showcasing the diversity and individuality of First Nations artists leading 21st Century contemporary arts practice. A citywide Blakout, gathering creative visionaries to showcase the diverse and unique talents of Aboriginal performers from across Victoria and the country

The Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum will host a special one day event to celebrating Melbourne’s vibrant Koorie arts scene and its place in Indigenous art Australia-wide.

Over one special day and evening, the Koorie Makers Festival hosted by the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum will turn the spotlight towards Melbourne’s Indigenous artists including print makers, cloak makers, multimedia producers, weavers, sculptors, story-tellers and more. It’s a chance to watch, listen, learn and create, with performances, workshops, market stalls with Indigenous artists selling their wares and much more.

If you love the arts scene, storytelling, craft, dance and community join Libbi to take it back to where the roots of our nation began: Koorie Culture – Join us for the love of yarn, a spin of a tale and a little bit of indigenous ‘stitich ‘n bitch’.

Taking place in the foyer, the outside broadcast on ABC Radio Melbourne’s Sunday Program with Libbi Gorr will include interviews with Museum Victoria CEO Lynley Marshall, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre Manager John Patten, Gordon W, Taungurung Elder and member of the YIRRAMBOI Elders Council Uncle Larry Walsh, Wayapa Wuurrk Aboriginal Wellness Foundation and singer/songwriter Brett Lee.

All Welcome for this special broadcast and family fun festival.

When: Sunday 7 March, 10am – 12noon

Where: Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum, Nicholson, Carlton

Koorie Makers Festival – Libbi Gorr Broadcasting LIVE, Sunday 7 May.Retrieved from http://www.abc.net.au/radio/melbourne/yirramboi-festival-broadcast/8480964

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