Past Events

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Little Wominjeka Klub: The Stray Blacks

The Stray Blacks will be sending us home on the closing night of Wominjeka Festival 2017 with their blend of country, rock and reggae. Formed back in the ‘90s, they were sick of seeing black fellas booted out and banned…

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Kutcha Edwards in Concert with Robbie Bundle

Join us as we close Wominjeka Festival 2017 with the legendary Kutcha Edwards and Robbie Bundle in concert, joined by Edwards' band Harry Cooper (Sax) and Tok Norris (Trumpet). WHEN: Saturday 21 January, 7:30pm VENUE: FCAC Performance Space COST: $20, bookings essential BOOK NOW KUTCHA EDWARDS Kutcha…

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Wominjeka 2017 in Conversation

WHEN: Thursday 19 January, 7pm VENUE: FCAC Performance Space COST: Free, bookings essential This event is now fully booked. Please sign up HERE to join the waiting list.   Arts + Sovereignty  Join panellists Paola Balla, Rosie Kilvert, Kamahi King, Miliwanga Wurrben and Léuli Eshraghi in conversation,…

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School Holiday Arts Program – Wominjeka 2017

The 2017 summer School Holiday Arts Program is facilitated by some of Victoria’s leading artists. Just like in the old times, the artists involved will be passing on their knowledge through stories, language and many different art forms to the young people…

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Healing Clinic with Miliwanga Wurrben

Miliwanga Wurrben is a traditional Rembarrgna woman from Central Arnhem Land who speaks eight languages and is a gifted spokeswoman on cultural awareness, traditional medicine, healing, and Aboriginal spirituality and philosophy. She has facilitated workshops with Amnesty International and Oxfam…

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Wominjeka Workshops

WHEN: Possum Skin Armband Workshop: Monday 16 January, 11am – 12:30pm Healers Workshop: Monday 16 January, 1:30pm – 3:30pm VENUE: FCAC Jack Kennedy Room COST: $20 each workshop, bookings essential (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participants free) POSSUM SKIN ARMBANDS with YARAAN BUNDLE Booked Out Please sign…

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Scribe at Wominjeka 2017

We are delighted to present creative development showings, storytelling and readings with Scribe at Wominjeka. Full Wominjeka Festival 2017 program HERE. WHEN: Sunday 15 January, 2pm – 5pm VENUE: FCAC Performance Space COST: $10, bookings essential BOOK NOW HANNAH DONNELLY Hannah Donnelly is a Wiradjuri writer who…

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Black Saturday 5th Anniversary.
Guy Williams on his property near Steels Creek which miraculously survived the fire.
Melbourne Indigenous Arts Festival.
Musian Bart Willoughby on the Town Hall organ. Bart has recorded a album on the organ various other artists.

Little Wominjeka Klub: Bart Willoughby Band

Bart Willoughby Band are back singing up Country for Wominjeka Festival 2017. Formed in 2008, the band has been described as the tip of the spear in the modern Indigenous songline. Join them as they keep the party vibes alive…

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Wominjeka In Concert

FCAC partners again with Maribyrnong City Council to bring the country’s most-loved Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to the banks of the Maribyrnong River. A celebration of survival, sovereignty, spirituality and song, Wominjeka In Concert remains a celebrated event…