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Yirrkala Yarrapay Music and Dance Festival

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Showcasing the extraordinary talent of aspiring performing artists of the North East Arnhem region and celebrating with national and international acts.

Yirrkala Yarrapay Music & Dance Festival is known more intimately as YYMDF #makingadifferencetocommunity. If you want to participate in the best cultural music and dance festival in the world, then this is it! Breathtaking, mesmerising, engaging, inspirational, empowering and incredible. Experience the ancient connection to country, story and culture of Yirrkala in North East Arnhem Land, during the annual festival June 30 and July 1 2017. While exploring the time immemorial traditions and practices, become immersed in the connectionbetween Yolŋu and the contemporary world through the art forms of music, dance and story.With unequaled access to this rich cultural hub and stunning natural landscape, YYMDF is not only a festival, but a movement, an intriguing snapshot and glimpse of the endless possibilities in Arnhem Land. It's also a way forward for many aspiring young performing artists.

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    Event date

    Saturday 30 June 2018

    Event type

    • Community Event
    • Concert or Performance
    • Festivals and Celebrations

    Entry cost

    Free entry


    • Carpark
    • Coach Parking
    • Family Friendly
    • Public Telephone
    • Public Toilet
    • Shop


    Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance. Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times. Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf. Suitable for guests with a vision impairment. Attained by providing for guests with partial vision impairment or total loss of useable vision. Disabled access available, contact operator for details

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