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
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.