Parrtjima: a life-changing experience in the heart of Australia

Parrtjima – A Festival in Light is set to bring a welcome glow to the Red Centre tomorrow, with Opening Night promising an abundance of Aboriginal art, culture and entertainment in the heart of the desert. As night falls, Alice Springs Desert Park and Todd Mall will burst into life with large-scale light installations enticing visitors from across Australia ...

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NRL Legend joins Parrtjima program

Melbourne Storm player Josh Addo-Carr has joined the list of speakers at Parrtjima – A Festival in Light. Addo-Carr, from the Gunggandji, Birrbay and Wiradjuri people of New South Wales, is a fascinating addition to the talks program in the Red Centre. He will join Parrtjima Curator Rhoda Roberts to delve into his sporting career, and the expectations and ...

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Sneak Peek of Parrtjima 2021

Excitement is building for Parrtjima 2021, and an online preview on 8 February will provide a tantalising insight from Parrtjima Curator Rhoda Roberts about what you can expect from this year’s incredible Festival in Light!

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See you in 2022

Parrtjima – A Festival in Light delighted thousands of people in 2021 and welcomed them to Arrernte Country in the Red Centre.

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Merging Kultcha installation

Exclusive Viewing of Deep Listening with Stan Grant

If you missed out on the fascinating Deep Listening talk between Wiradjuri journalist Stan Grant and Festival Curator Rhoda Roberts, subscribe to the Parrtjima mailing list and we will send you exclusive access to the talk. Stan is a Wiradjuri man.  A journalist since 1987 he has worked for numerous news agencies in Australia, Asia and the Middle East.  Rhoda Roberts, ...

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