SEPTEM­BER 2016 Alice Springs, NT – Par­rtyeme – A Festival in Light

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Aus­tralia’s big­gest ever light show in­stal­la­tion will il­lu­mi­nate the area, in­clud­ing the mighty MacDon­nell Ranges, when the first au­then­tic In­dige­nous light festival of its kind in the world comes to Alice Springs!

From the team be­hind Syd­ney’s iconic ‘ Vivid Festival’, to­gether with Cen­tral Aus­tralian Abo­rig­i­nal artists, will present this breath­tak­ing light and sound dis­play of orig­i­nal, au­then­tic In­dige­nous art cre­ated by lo­cal artists, stu­dents and the com­mu­nity. High­lights in­clude a series of large il­lu­mi­nated 1950s-style cir­cle skirts fea­tur­ing the wa­ter­colour art­work of Le­nie Na­matjira, grand­daugh­ter of Al­bert Na­matjira.

The event takes its name from the Ar­rernte word “Par­rtma”, mean­ing “light up” or “light­ing up”.

23 Septem­ber to 2 Oc­to­ber, 2016

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