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Yidaki: free community celebration

BY South Australian Museum | 22-Feb-2017
Celebrate the opening of Yidaki: Didjeridu and the sound of Australia with a night of music, dance and film on the front lawns of the South Australian Museum. Plus, free entry for one night only into the exhibition.
A night not to be missed… Celebrate the opening of Yidaki: Didjeridu and the sound of Australia with a night of music, dance and film on the front lawns of the South Australian Museum. Plus, free entry for one night only to the exhibition.

As the sun sets over Adelaide set up a picnic, grab a tasty snack the Warndu pop-up, pick up a cool drink from the Museum cafe and get ready to be transported to Arnhem Land, the home of the yidaki (didjeridu).

A collaboration between the South Australian Museum and the Yolngu people, this special exhibition explores yidaki (didjeridu) through sound, story, moving image and rarely seen treasures from the South Australian Museum’s collections.

Where: The South Australian Museum front lawns, North Terrace

When: Friday 3 March, from 6pm

What:

• 6pm is your chance to hear from master yidaki player and Yolngu elder Djalu Gurruwiwi

• 6:45pm will see the doors open to the Yidaki exhibition with free entry thanks to the support of the University of Adelaide. Be among the first to see this brand new show or take it easy on the lawns and check out short films from the Mulka Project in Yirrkala, North East Arnhem Land

• 7:30pm is dancing time as Yolngu super group Bärra Band take to the stage with their unique blend of world music, hip-hop and rock.