The seven-day Wominjeka Festival celebrates the very best of contemporary Indigenous arts and culture and will return to the Footscray Community Arts Centre from the 14th-21st of January 2017.

The festival is rich and diverse, honouring survival, sovereignty, spirituality and culture with a program featuring well-known Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists Frank YammaKutcha Edwards and Bart Willoughby, alongside emerging artists and local artists from across Melbourne’s west. Not only will the festival feature music, but exhibitions, workshops, conversation, film and a school holiday arts program to boot!

Kicking off the festival is the Wominjeka in Concert with Frank Yamma who has a star studded line up of indigenous artists joining him on stage including, Gawurra, Leah Flanagan, Benny Walker, and Alice Skye.

The Wominjeka in Concert is a free event and will be taking place on Saturday the 14th of January.

For more details on the Wominjeka Festival head to their website, here.

Wominjeka Festival 2017Saturday 14 – Sunday 21 January at Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland Street, Footscray.

Bookings here.

*Feature photo by Matt Day