An afternoon of free music, dance and cultural demonstrations to celebrate NAIDOC Week
Join us for a free community celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture at our NAIDOC Week Showcase. Headlining the event will be dynamic young Indigenous Australian singer/songwriter Adam James, who will make a welcome return to the outdoor stage at RPAC. James will perform a selection of songs from his latest TSA award-winning album, Hit & Run which pays homage to influencers including Neil Young, Jackson Browne, Bread and Paul Kelly.
You can also look forward to a range of cultural demonstrations and activities throughout the afternoon. This will be a fabulous afternoon of entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. We hope to see you there.
1pm–1.45pm: Opening Ceremony
Watch and take part in a traditional Smoking Ceremony to cleanse the spirit and ward off bad spirits, and enjoy the Yulu Burri Ba Dancers in action.
From 1.45pm: Cultural demonstrations and activities start
Enjoy an afternoon of family-friendly activities with local Indigenous artists including traditional weaving, face painting, a selection of Indigenous games from Dreamtime Games, and presentations on language from Sandra Delaney.
2.30–4.30pm: Live music on the outdoor stage
Headlining the event will be dynamic young Indigenous Australian singer/songwriter Adam James, who will perform a selection of songs from his latest TSA award-winning album, Hit & Run. He will be joined on the stage by emerging Quandamooka artists, to fill your afternoon with an exciting selection of music.