28 July 2018 -
The Quandamooka Peoples’ annual Whale Welcoming blesses the arrival of ‘yalingbila’ (humpback whales) on their migration from southern waters. You are invited to be a part of the ceremony, enjoy whale-watching cultural tours, traditional dance, arts, weaving, workshops, kids activities, bush-influenced and contemporary Quandamooka cuisine by Executive Chief Kieron Anderson and more.
A great lineup of music including young emerging artists Chris Tamwoy, Adrian Eagle, Sachem Parkin-Owens and Georgia Corowa. Artist Delvene Cockatoo-Collins, designer of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Medals and the large Migaloo whale featured in the Games’ Opening Ceremony will discuss her art practice and influences as a Quandamooka creative.
*Occurring the same weekend as the Stradbroke Island Chamber Music Festival. Join them for a day on the headland, immersed in nature and celebrating Yalingbila!