Alice Springs (NT): Desert Song Festival - 8-17 Sep 2017

Desert Song is Central Australia's own singer's festival

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Alice Springs NT 0870

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Website: www.desertsong.com.au

The Desert Song Festival, the annual celebration of cultural diversity and artistic brilliance, will be returing to stages and venues in Central Australia for its fifth annual incarnation in the Spring of 2017.

The focus for 2017 will be 'inclusion and access', the Festival theme will be 'Celebrating diversity - Holding hands together'. Poco Tutti, a group of performing artists with disabilities from Adelaide will be the ‘Headline Act’ of the 2017 festival.

A suite of artistic innovations will again characterize the festival. Designed to broaden the festival’s inclusion and access, its scope of works, its art forms and experimentation as well as to grow audiences and foster their access to a wide range of artistic experiences, these will include an art exhibition, new works, new venues, more workshops, interactive performances and much more.

Another '10 glorious days of music' in the desert heart of Australia, will delight performers aaudiences alike. With the majestic Ranges and Gorges of Central Australia as its backdrop and the locations of many of its events, the Desert Song Festival gives the visitor a unique experience of the ancient Central Australian landscape Other events will be staged in many of the fine heritage buildings and iconic venues within the built environment of Alice Springs. Together with the opportunity to connect with the original inhabitants of the land, this festival presents the visitor with a compelling reason to ‘do the NT’, by visiting a ‘town like Alice’.

WHEN: Friday 8th to Sunday 17th September 2017

WHERE: Araluen Performing Arts Centre, Araluen

COST: Varies

BOOKINGS: Visit the Desert Song website (link above) for a full program of events and booking details.

 

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