Ngulu Festival and The ECOSS Valley Market!
Ngulu is a special event to celebrate First Nations hosted at Yarra Valley ECOSS on Wurundjeri Country.
Ngulu will run along side The ECOSS Valley market with local produce, arts, crafts and food!
A Taste of Culture- Dampa and yarn around the fire with Stevie Thorpe.
Ganga Giri- Palawa man is a world renowned artist and will be sharing culture through music, playing into the evening.
More to be announced.
About Ganga Giri:
Ganga was born in Port Fairy, Australia. His musical journey began as a child when he started playing kit drums at age 8. Inspired by a dream, he followed his calling and began to play didjeridu the very next day. It has been a natural progression for Ganga to create a new contemporary sound by mixing funky rhythms through the didj – especially since the sound he was after wasn’t available on the market. Influenced by many varied genres, including East Indian Tabla and African percussion, he has married indigenous Australian and world music with fat funky dance beats, and has found an appreciative audience across the globe.
Ganga Giri has gained the respect of Aboriginal didgeridu (yidaki) players for his unique approach to didgeridu playing. Deeply inspired by the sacredness of Australia’s land and how that feeling can be expressed through the didjeridu, he has become an ambassador for his country, offering his world-wide audience a reflection of contemporary multicultural Australia.