Busby Marou will be performing live in Roma as part of the highly anticipated Bamba Gii Festival.
The one-day event will celebrate the region’s indigenous community with live entertainment, an art exhibition, workshops and markets.
Festival Organiser, Jess Walsh from Surat Aboriginal Corporation advised the event promised a great day out for locals and visitors alike.
Said Jess, “We’ve been planning Bamba Gii for some time now with the event originally to coincide with 2020’s Year Of Indigenous Tourism.
“While we had to postpone in 2020 due to COVID restrictions, it’s been rewarding to see it all come together this year and having Busby Marou perform is really icing on the cake.”
Jess advised that the event was inspired by the South West Queensland Indigenous Cultural Trail with the goal of building cultural connections between the region’s indigenous communities and celebrating the cultural pride between communities.
“The event really is like nothing that’s ever been held in our region before. Locals and visitors can immerse themselves in our indigenous culture and meet our people, hear our stories and experience our culture.
“Hear stories in our native language, join our earth healing sessions, experience our art exhibition, see traditional dancing or watch a live cooking class using native ingredients.
“You can attend one of the many workshops that we’ll have available on the day or contribute to the community ochre mural that will progressively develop throughout the festival.
“There will be plenty to see and do including our onsite indigenous marketplace and a variety of children’s activities.
“We’re also of course looking forward to seeing the day’s headline act, Busby Marou take to the stage!”
The Bamba Gii Festival will be held at Basset Park from 10am to 8.30pm on Saturday 25 September. Tickets are limited so patrons are encouraged to book early via the website to avoid disappointment.
To book online or for further information, visit www.bambagiifestival.com.au