The 2019 Garma Festival of Traditional Culture takes place August 2-5 and brings together business leaders, international politicians, academics, and journalists, to discuss the most pressing issues facing Australia. The event is held annually at the remote Gulkula ceremonial grounds in northeast Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.
2019 Topic: Pathways to our Future
About the event
Aim: Reconciliation, education and understanding through sharing of culture and traditional practice; promoting and highlighting Yolngu culture, and creating economic opportunities beneficial to Northeast Arnhem Land.
Description: This is Australia’s leading Indigenous cultural exchange event and a national hub for major forums with discussion, policy and action formulation, and bringing together Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians through youth forums, art gallery, music, film, song, dance and expo.
We are ready for action – Garma 2019 kicks off tomorrow morning with our day-long Education Fair. We will be live tweeting the Key Forum policy conference so make sure you stay tuned over the coming days #Garma #Garma2019 pic.twitter.com/NbyOpHks68
— YothuYindiFoundation (@YothuYindiFound) August 1, 2019