WOW at Festival 2018 will kick off with a Traditional Blessing and Welcome To Country for all guests by custodian, Song-woman Maroochy Barambah of the Turrbal People. Songwoman Maroochy will then welcome our guest artists from First Nation communities of the Commonwealth of Nations in a call and response to join her on stage with dance and song. This special welcome will be followed by a concert of strong female First Nation voices produced by Aunty Ruth Ghee, an Aboriginal (Kabi Kabi), Torres Strait Island (Mer Island) and South Sea Island (Ambrym Island) woman. Including Emily Wurramara, a Wanandilyakwa woman from Groote Eylandt and ShoShona Kish from the Batchewana First Nation in Northern Ontario Canada.
Full details of the event will be available before Christmas