Desert Harmony Festival - Anyinginyi Manu

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  • 31 Jul 2015 - 03 Aug 2016

  • Confirmed event

See a different side to Tennant Creek when the Barkly Region lets its hair down for festival time, with music, stories, theatre, film, and parades.

Held in the beautiful heart of Australia in the vibrant town of Tennant Creek, audiences will be treated to music, dance, cultural activities, sports, theatre, film, youth events, visual arts and great food.

Be enchanted, as Opera Australia presents THE MAGIC FLUTE with the BARKLY YOUTH CHOIR and a pre-show collaboration between the Orchestra and WINANJJIKARI MUSIC CENTRE musicians.

There will be performances from the ever-popular COLOURED STONE, the critically acclaimed DJUKI DANCERS from Elcho Island, and rising stars from Marlinja community, RAYELLA, community Barkly bands including the BARKLY BOYS & WMC ALLSTARS appearing at BAMfest. Melbourne dance-theatre company, KAGE, brings you TEAM OF LIFE, the BARKLY AFL GRAND FINAL plays out, MELBOURNE CITY BALLET's graceful dancers enchant and CARAVAN BURLESQUE brings their raunchy spectacular BIRDS OF PARADISE to town.

The HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS ART TRAIL provides a unique tour of local galleries and artists.

Event date:

  • 31 July 2015 - 03 August 2016

Opening times:

  • From 9am to 9pm

Event type:

  • Art and Culture
  • Festivals and Celebrations
  • Performances
  • Leisure
  • Leisure

Entry cost:

  • Free entry

Payment options: