Pindi Pindi Festival Respect Yourself, Respect Your Culture

The Pindi Pindi Festival was deemed an outstanding success by the funding bodies involved with a wide range of activities for children and families in the Festival grounds.

The performing arts program provided entertainment conducive to creating a family and culturally safe environment for Festival attendees. Students were presented with the Yabini (Star) Indigenous Student Awards – sponsored by Dick Smith Electronics – which acknowledged and celebrated the achievements of local Indigenous primary and secondary students.

Aboriginal artists included: Derek Nannup –dance and didgeridoo workshops and performance; Madjital Moorna Choir – a community choir comprised of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous singers; Crunchkin Crew Puppets – a one woman puppet show tailored to promote healthy lifestyle choices messages for children, including eating healthy foods, not smoking and not drinking alcohol; and Oz Island Band – a reggae band formed by Indigenous, musicians from communities across Western Australia.

Interactive activities included reptile handling, cuddly animal farm, circus skills, beading jewellery, face painting, and butterfly stilt walkers. Students from Lockridge High School displayed their art work and organisations that provide services to the Indigenous community attended as festival stallholders.

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