The Melbourne Indigenous Arts Festival
If you’re driving through the vibrant metropolitan city of Melbourne over the next two weeks, don’t hesitate to stop by the vibrant Melbourne Indigenous Arts Festival. Celebrate Australia’s rich indigenous history at the highly-anticipated Melbourne Indigenous Arts Festival.
This culturally rich celebration showcases a range of art forms including theatre, music, cabaret, dancing and visual arts. Some of Australia’s finest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island artists will be on display throughout the event including Jessica Mauboy, Deborah Cheetham and Bart Willoughby.
The event will take place across a variety of venues including the Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne Town Hall and iconic Federation Square. With gum-leaf and didgeridoo displays, indigenous storytelling and art shows, this event cater to all ages and interests. One of the many highlights of the event includes the unique and culturally significant Koorioboree dance at Birrarung Marr in the heart of the city.
The Koorie Night Market will be in full swing and will display a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander food, music, arts and crafts, music and dance.
Melbourne BIG4 Holiday Park is the ideal base to experience this lively festival and is just 9 kilometres from the city centre. It provides an extensive range of features to ensure a comfortable stay and caters to motorhomes and campervans of all sizes.
Experience an authentic slice of Australian indigenous culture in Melbourne over the coming weeks. The festival is free of charge and runs for 12 days from the 5th of February through to the 16th. Visit the Melbourne Visitor Centre for further information.