This program aims to support artists who work in a large-scale to share them with the public.
Celebrate Gungahlin wouldn’t be possible without the incredible support of this community we are a part of.
Local businesses are the lifeblood of our community, and we want to help businesses create stronger relationships with local audiences.
Gungahlin is full of talented performers and if you’re one of them, we want to share your skills with the community!
Community groups hold the fabric of our community together, and there are plenty of opportunities for you to be part of the festival.
If you’re a visual artist living in the Gungahlin region, we’d love to consider your work for Celebrate Gungahlin!
Ngunnawal knowledge holder, Richie Allen will lead you on a cultural tour of one of Gungahlin’s most loved natural spaces, Mulligans Flat.
The Share your NAIDOC video competition invites schools, early learning centres, OSHC programs and childcare facilities from across the ACT to share how they are celebrating NAIDOC 2020 – Always Was, Always Will Be.
Bush Tucker and Traditional Weaving at the Link. Guests will be treated to a cooking and plant use demonstration from Adam Schipp of Yurbay.
Join the Ginninderry Conservation Trust with special guest Aaron Chatfield from Dreamtime Connections. Please note that places are limited, and bookings are essential to take part in this experience.
Aaron will present a one hour workshop exploring a range of cultural tools and objects, alongside a talk on traditional Aboriginal plant use. A wonderful opportunity to deepen your knowledge of culture and history.
Kristie Peters is the artist behind the incredible artwork, titled Coming Together, featured on this year’s NAIDOC in the North posters.
On 19th of December 2000 at 6am, the Australian Army rang my parents to inform that Kitt, my eldest brother, who was 20 at the time, was in a horrifying accident that morning.
’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.
Geetanjali Sharma is a 23 year old cis female, born and raised in Canberra to Indian migrants. She’s spent her entire life getting lost in stories.
Vesna is a Canberra-based poet. Her Serbian ethnic heritage has resulted in her love for languages, traditions and folk-stories.
Allan is a Canberra-based writer, editor, publisher, teacher and MC.
Stefanie is thrilled to be a part of a program celebrating the art and age-old practice of storytelling.
Award-winning singer Johnny Huckle has been performing around the country for over thirty years.
Mama has broken the isolation blackness and is back to bring Luv to your world!
Angela is a proud Wiradjuri, Yorta Yorta and Kamilaroi woman. She teaches the tradition of coil basket weaving and children’s cultural activities.
Sistas in Song is a collaboration between talented First Nations vocalists Belle Whyte and Monica Moore.
Larry Brandy is a Wiradjuri man who has been sharing his Wiradjuri culture in Canberra and surrounding regions for over 30 years.
Dale Robert Huddleston is a renowned singer, songwriter and artist. He is a drawcard at events and festivals.
Wiradjrui Echoes’ undisputed passion for Indigenous culture has made a difference to many Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
Join Libraries ACT for some special NAIDOC Week fun.