The Undalup Youth group would like to provide an opportunity for many of the Aboriginal youth of the Busselton and surrounding regions to participate in the Cultural dance workshops to be held at the City of Busselton Art Geo cultural complex courtyard.
This will be held on the Friday afternoon, after school hours, the day prior to the event, dancing with the Manjar Maamun Nymbi Theatre Group, as they have been invited to attend and share the skills of traditional dance to the youth, with the opportunity to perform at the Undalup Djeran Youth Event the following day.
The Undalup Djeran youth event will be held the following day, Saturday 8th April, Noon till 5pm, with the Undalup Cultural Activities marquee providing Cultural activities for all the youth to participate in. There will be wooden boomerangs and clapping sticks to decorate, which will be used for traditional musical instruments during the performances, There also will be some Cultural decorations to be made for any others wanting to participate on the day. There will be some cardboard boomerangs to do as apart of the sand art projects, some wooden animal shapes that are significant to the Aboriginal people of this area,. All activity items are items to take home as a reminder of the event they attended and the message the event promoted.
Uncle Wayne Webb will give a Traditional Welcome to Country, mentioning the message of how important the Drug aware message is for us all in the community.
The Manjar Maamun Nymbi Theatre Group a group of traditional dancers performing several dances with participation from the workshop dancers who attended the workshop under the direction of the groups team leaders.
All of the activity workshop participants will have the opportunity to use their boomerangs and clapping sticks during the performances as traditional music items for the dancing performances.