Parrtjima – A Festival in Light

Northern Territory’s ‘Parrtjima – A Festival in Light’ can now be experienced online

September 14, 2020

The spectacular annual Parrtjima – A Festival in Light is now in full force, taking over the Red Centre of Northern Territory with a dazzling light display of various installations and artworks. Located in Alice Springs Desert Park, the lively art and light festival has now been firmly established as one of Australia’s best and […]

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Parrtjima – A Festival in Light dates confirmed for September 2020

June 22, 2020

Now that domestic flights are being heavily discounted, Australian who have all this pent-up wanderlust brimming about need to make a decision on which parts of the country they want to explore in the coming months. The Northern Territory should benefit greatly from this, especially now that it has been confirmed that the state will […]

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Review: The breathtaking Parrtjima Festival lights up the red centre until October 1st

September 26, 2017

Touching down on the Alice Springs tarmac I know I’m in a special part of Australia. A town of over 25,000 people, the second largest town after Darwin in the Northern Territory and one largely influenced by its Indigenous culture. Straddling the usually dry Todd River and the Eastern and Western MacDonell Ranges, the town […]

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Alice Springs event Parrtjima – A Festival in Light appoints first indigenous curator.

May 24, 2017

The Northern Territory Government has this week announced the appointment of Rhonda Roberts AO (Order of Australia) as curator of the second annual Parrtjima – A Festival in Light event in Alice Springs, which will run from Friday 22nd September to Sunday 1st October 2017. A Festival in Light is the first authentic indigenous festival of […]

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Parrtjima – A Festival In Light will illuminate the Territory in 2017

March 9, 2017

The Northern Territory presents in its second year, Parrtjima – A Festival In Light. The magnificent free public event showcases the oldest living culture through the newest technology, illuminating 2.5 kilometres of the McDonnell Ranges, a 300-million-year-old canvas, plus more from Friday 22nd September to Sunday 1st October in Alice Springs. The showcase is an […]

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Parrtjima – A Festival in Light full program announced

September 14, 2016

Presented by the Northern Territory Government and AGB Events, Parrtjima – A Festival in Light is the first authentic Indigenous light festival of its kind in the world. The huge scale event will illuminate Alice Springs for ten nights this September and October, with a free program of events open to the public, showcasing contemporary […]

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