"Moolana Yakama" festival

I will be playing a blessing song or two and telling a story at this event.

"Moolana Yakama" - Art in celebration of the living spirit, is a gathering of artists, Indigenous Elders and performers

who have dedicated their lives and art work to sharing and cultivating oneness of the human heart and spirit.  

It is our hope that you will be able to join us for this special day.

On offer is a feast of visual and performing arts from indigenous and non-indigenous artists from across Australia and overseas; 

including paintings, sculpture, prints, jewellery, artist print t-shirts, live music, short film screenings, storytelling, marionette puppets, guest speakers and more.  

The event will be opened with an indigenous acknowledgement of country and smoking ceremony.

Date:  1pm  Saturday June 1st - visual art works only, will also be available for public viewing on Sunday 2nd

Venue: Lot 19 Gallery and Artspace, 19 McShanags Lane (off Langslow St) Castlemaine, Central Victoria.

Gate price for public attendance: $10.00 per person; free for children and people over 60.

Delicious meals and refreshments available at “Mamma’s Kitchen” and “Papa’s Bar”.  No Pets, No BYO

Art works will be displayed inside the gallery, but performances and cafe are outside.  

There will be outside fires; but please keep in mind that June can be cold in Castlemaine, so please bring warm jackets.

Moolana Yakama is a non-profit artist initiated and organised event, under the guidance of Aunty Rochelle Patten.  

Primary financial sponsors are the Maldon and District Community Bank Branch of the Bendigo Bank, 

with contributions also from local businesses Trouble Magazine, and Green Goes the Grocer.

Fine art, crafts, and music CDs by participating artists will be available for purchase on the day. 

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