Sneak peek of Parrtjima 2021

first_imgSneak peek of Parrtjima 2021 NT GovernmentExcitement is building for Parrtjima 2021, and an online preview on Monday, 8 February, will give Territorians a taste of what they can expect at Festival in Light.Each year Parrtjima showcases the world’s oldest living culture through the newest technologies, transforming the ancient outback landscape of Alice Springs Desert Park into a living, breathing canvas.This includes the lighting of two kilometres of the majestic MacDonnell Ranges, and a collection of larger-than-life light installations that share ancient stories and shine like beacons beneath the star-studded sky.The theme for this year’s event is Future Kultcha, which focuses on intergenerational wisdom told through light, interactive workshops, art, music, films, performance and the spoken word.The online preview will provide a tantalising look at the beauty of this year’s installations, and introduce some of the artists and experts involved in bringing them to life. To join the preview event, like and follow the Parrtjima Facebook page.Parrtjima is a free event delivered by the NT Government via NT Major Events Company and produced by Creative Directors AGB Events. Parrtjima takes place at Alice Springs Desert Park and Todd Mall in Alice Springs CBD from 9-18 April 2021. Stay tuned over coming weeks as more details of the event program are revealed. Visit from Minister for Tourism and Hospitality, Natasha Fyles:“Parrtjima is one of the most visually stunning festivals on the Australian events calendar, and this year looks set to be as incredible as ever.“It’s this quality, this uniqueness, this wow factor, that continues to draw people to the Red Centre from all over Australia, to see and experience it for themselves.“This shoulder season event will help lengthen the Territory’s tourism season, ensuring there’s plenty to see and do all year round.“Parrtjima continues to be an incredible draw card for the region – it keeps tourism ticking over, and Territorians in jobs.” /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Alice Springs, AusPol, Australia, Australian, building, culture, Facebook, festival, future, Government, Minister, Music, Northern Territory, online, outback, quality, season, tourismlast_img read more