"The Garma Festival (presented by the Youthu Yindi Foundation) is
a celebration of the Yolngu cultural inheritance. The Garma ceremony is
aimed at sharing knowledge and culture, and opening peoples hearts
to the message of the land at Gulkula. The site at Gulkula has profound
meaning for Yolngu. Set in a stringybark forest with views to the Gulf
of Carpentaria, Gulkula is where the ancestor Ganbulabula brought the
Yidaki (didjeridu) into being among the Gumatj people. The festival is
designed to encourage the practice, preservation and maintenance of traditional
dance (bunggul), song (manikay), art and ceremony on Yolngu lands in North
East Arnhem Land."
- All about the festival with photos and a Flash presentation
- Garma Cultural Studies Institute
- Yothu Yindi Foundation info
- Merchandise to support the YYF - checkout the CDs !