WARAMI - a Darug word meaning ‘good to see you’
2020 marks the second season of WARAMI, a festival commemorating Indigenous culture in Parramatta through a series of fun, educational and interactive online activities from 26 May to 5 July.
For over 60,000 years the Burramattagal people have called Parramatta home. WARAMI recognises and celebrates their continued connection to the land and community. Parramatta always was and always will be a gathering place.
Celebrate Indigenous culture with WARAMI. Immerse yourself in Indigenous art, music, culture, storytelling and dance with our WARAMI offerings.
Download the WARAMI program here and then experience the program offerings below, with fun and interactive online activities and competitions.
The WARAMI program includes:
- National Sorry Day - Stories, education, resources and support services.
- Reconciliation Week - Stories, Welcome & Smoking Ceremony, Torres Strait Islander education & dance, and a photo competition
- Burramatta NAIDOC - Music, art, dance, stories, language and Aboriginal arts and crafts
- WARAMI Live - 5 July, 12pm-2pm - Experience the best of Sydney's Indigenous live music scene with a free online concert featuring Indigenous artists and dance groups.