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12pm – 9pm SATURDAY 7TH APRIL 2018

Come and join us to celebrate Aboriginal culture and the didgeridoo!
Free event!

Welcome to the festival

The annual Melbourne Didgeridoo and Cultural Festival is a family friendly, not-for-profit event to explore and celebrate Aboriginal culture and an iconic instrument – the didgeridoo.

The festival showcases the didgeridoo and Aboriginal culture through music, song, dance, art and storytelling. Players and musicians from both indigenous and non-indigenous communities come together to celebrate this unique Australian instrument.

Each year our festival recognises both traditional and contemporary playing styles, including recent contemporary styles emerging with fusions of didgeridoo, guitar, violin, Japanese flute (shakuhachi) and dance-loops, to name just a few.

There will be plenty of activities for the kids and a great variety of food vendors and stalls, including free didgeridoo workshops!

Free community event – bring your family!

Performing Artists include:

Mitch Tambo

Richard Perso

Mitch Tambo is a proud Gamilaraay / Birri Gubba man known for his didgeridoo playing, traditional dancing and his work as TV presenter and host of two children’s TV series broadcasted on Channel 9 Imparja and NITV.

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Yidaki Yulugi

Yidaki Yulugi provide the ultimate Indigenous Experience, sharing their rich cultural history with traditional stories, dances, songs and didgeridoo performance. Yidaki Yulugi are didgeridoo masters and song men Lez Daniel, Eric ‘Turtle’ Tamwoy, Gumaroy Newman and Stedman Sailor.

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Ganga Giri

Ganga Giri is a ground-breaking didgeridoo virtuoso, fusing the ancient instrument with electronic production and vocals – his music is about connecting to culture!

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Charlie McMahon

Charlie McMahon is widely regarded as one of the world’s top didgeridoo exponents.

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Activities for the whole family

  • Wombat Bend playground next door!
  • Face Painting
  • Magician
  • Free Didgeridoo Workshops
  • Cultural Talks

Stalls on site

  • Aboriginal Art
  • Didgeridoo
  • Great Variety of Food Stalls
    (including tastes of bush tucker)

Memories from Didgefestival 2017

Help us promote the festival in your community

Download our poster and put it onto community notice boards / in your favourite cafe, share on social networks and tell all of your friends.


This project was supported by Manningham City Council’s Community Grant Program.

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