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  • Pitcha Makin Fellas in Portugal

    LUMINA is one of Europe’s premier light festivals and in 2016 featured work by Indigenous Australian artists, the Pitcha Makin Fellas.

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  • Join the celebration of Australian culture in Germany

    Australia now Germany 2017 is a celebration of Australian culture in Germany from February to November 2017.

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  • Bangarra Dance Theatre to showcase Indigenous culture in New York and Paris

    Bangarra Dance Theatre is set to tour works from their critically acclaimed 2016 season to New York and Paris in 2016.

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