After a three-year postponement due to COVID19, the 2022 Garma Festival of Traditional Culture took place July 29-August 1 and brought together business leaders, international politicians, academics, and journalists, to discuss the most pressing issues facing Australia. The country’s largest Indigenous gathering is held annually at the remote Gulkula ceremonial grounds in northeast Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.
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.