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Festivals and Events

Join us in paradise amongst ancient landscapes to discover the festivals and events that make East Arnhem Land come alive. From cutting edge cultural festivals and world-class fishing competitions to community markets, there's always something on in East Arnhem Land.




Yarrapay Festival is an annual event in Yirrkala, Northeast Arnhem Land which celebrates the region's artistic talent alongside Australia's best First Nations artists. Organized by the Rirratjingu Aboriginal Corporation, this two-day event takes place on June 21st and 22nd, featuring music, dance, local cuisine, and traditional Yolngu practices.

With the ethos of 'by the community, for the community,' the festival offers an immersive experience, honouring the heritage and traditions of the local people. Attendees can enjoy captivating performances, crafts, and culinary delights while engaging with the profound cultural heritage of Northeast Arnhem Land.

Location & Directions

  Roy Marika Stage, Yirrkala NT

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