The Gurruwiling Eclipse Festival
The Gurruwiling Eclipse Festival on November 14th 2012, in Arnhem Land, will celebrate a total solar eclipse with a Cultural Arts and Music Festival unlike any other!
The Yolŋu peoples of Ramingining and Gurruwiling invite you to not only watch the eclipse, but to also participate by dancing in a ceremony to heal and to celebrate unity under the back drop of a total solar eclipse occurring at sunrise.
The Festival will feature live music, cultural workshops and Buŋgul workshops teaching Yolŋu and Balanda (non-Indigenous), the traditional dance for the eclipse ceremony.
Over 40 Indigenous and non-Indigenous bands, musicians, djs, performers and dance troupes will be entertaining audiences throughout the four day event.
Some highlights of the line-up are - The Sunrize Band, Dunganda Street Sounds, Bunna Lawrie and the Whaledreamers, and Barry Brown and The Get Down. Tickets only available online!
First Round Tickets are sold out.
Second Round Tickets available now.
There will be NO Door Sales available at the Festival.
For tickets and more information about this extraordinary event go to:www.yolngueclipse.org
Mobile: 0400 889 249
Mail: PO Box 185 Batchelor NT 0845
Phone: 08 8976 0076