Photo highlights from Lexton Victoria on the traditional Countries of Dja Dja Wurrung and Wadawurrung Peoples.
Indigenous artists and performers from the many workshops, dances, talks and spirit sharing. Karrung Larr (Bark Hut Camp), Blessing Smoke Ceremony, Opening Ceremony, Welcome to Country and the Closing ceremony.
Australia’s Aboriginal people are the oldest living culture on earth and hold wisdom passed on over through thousands of years of art, storytelling, song and dance. There are over 500 different Aboriginal nations and countries in Australia and Rainbow is held on the shared Country of the Dja Dja Wurrung and Wadawurrung people’s boundary. This place of gathering and celebration continues today as Aboriginal people live, practice and share some of their traditional and evolving culture and customs.
The Rainbow Festival
The Karrung Larr (Bark Hut Camp) is where you can enjoy some of the workshops, music and dance, good food, a yarn and have a good belly laugh.
Enjoy Kup Murri – Taste food cooked in the traditional ways from far north QLD and the Torres Strait.
Take some time out and chill in the sacred space. Shoes and alcohol free area.
There is plenty to experience and learn from our Aboriginal friends – hope to see you at the Karrung Larr!
Program of Knowledge Sharing Activity
Check the program for activity times to join us in workshops:
- Aboriginal traditional and contemporary dance
- Traditional grass and basket weaving
- Feather flower workshops
- Local Traditional Knowledge/Country Walk
- Learn about and behold artefacts used by our ancestors.
- Yidaki (Didjeridoo) workshops