2 July 2021

Yidaki: Didjeridu and the Sound of Australia

| Shayna Siakimotu
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Yidaki: Didjeridu and the Sound of Australia reverberates in Canberra. Photo: Michelle Kroll.

Discover the power of the didjeridu and its meanings with the Yolngu people, cultural custodians of the instrument they know as yidaki.

Explore a stringy bark forest and immerse yourself in film and audio installations in Yidaki: Didjeridu and the Sound of Australia.

Learn about the origins of instrument in Yolngu culture, where yidaki are not just musical instruments, they are social instruments, instruments of healing and of spiritual life.

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When: Friday 25 June to Sunday 26 September, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: National Museum of Australia
Cost: Free, see National Museum of Australia for more information.

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