26th January 2014
Yabun is the largest single day Indigenous festival drawing an audience of between 10,000 and 15,000 and is one of the most important Indigenous music events in the country reflecting the huge wealth of Indigenous creative talent.
Yabun is renowned for its artistic line up – presenting some of Australia’s best in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music from around the country, including well established artists to those just emerging onto the scene.
Yabun also delivers a very current and informative cultural program, presenting panels and speeches by some of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community’s most recognised leaders, academics, politicians and artists
For more information: http://www.gadigal.org.au/
26th January 2014
Saltwater Freshwater Festival – Kempsey
10:00am – 4:30pm
There is plenty of parking onsite – entry via Thompson Street, to the rear of the Showground.
Kempsey, New South Wales 2440
A little bit about the Festival
The Saltwater Freshwater Festival celebrates and shares our Aboriginal living culture on the Mid North Coast with the wider community and commemorates Australia Day as a positive, inclusive, family day for all communities to enjoy.
Over 12,000 people attended the inaugural Festival held in Coffs Harbour in 2010, followed by successful Festival in Port Macquarie in 2011 and Taree in 2013.
About Saltwater Freshwater Alliance
The Festival is the brainchild of the Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance Aboriginal Corporation, which is made up of the ten Local Aboriginal Land Councils from Karuah to Coffs Harbour. The Festival is nomadic and will be hosted in a different community each year.
Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance Aboriginal Corporation
ICN 7494 ABN 53 897 846 826
Rm 302: Innovation Centre
Coffs Harbour Education Campus, Hogbin Drive
Coffs Harbour NSW 2454
PO Box 703
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
Phone 02 6658 1315