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Blak & Bright - The Victorian Indigenous Literary Festival

5 September 2019 to 8 September 2019
Blak and Bright

Passionate about Indigenous culture, stories and books? Or curious? 

This is your festival.

Change the date? A Hypothetical

5 September 2019
Blak and Bright
With Nayuka Gorrie, Yvette Holt, Liza-Mare Syron...

Blaktivists vs Blakademics argue the toss. Should Australia Day happen on 26 January – or not – and why?...

Nocturnal with Birdz, DRMNGNOW, The Merindas, Soju Gang, DJ KYAANZ

6 September 2019
Blak and Bright
Birdz, DRMNGNOW, The Merindas, Soju Gang, DJ...

Blak & Bright and Melbourne Writers Festival team up together with Melbourne Museum to present an...

Official Opening: Read a Blak Book lately?

6 September 2019
Blak and Bright
Daniel Browning and Evelyn Araluen

We welcome you to the Blak & Bright 2019 Official Opening, including a Welcome to Country, ceremonial...

Picture tells a thousand words

7 September 2019
Blak and Bright
Gregg Driese

Gregg has authored and illustrated many delightful and fun children’s books, including Silly Birds...

Treaty, Yeah

7 September 2019
Blak and Bright
With Ali Cobby Eckermann, Uncle Jim Everett,...

Victoria is embarking on a Treaty process – the first State to do so.

Sistas are doing it

7 September 2019
Blak and Bright
Liza-Mare Syron, Melanie Mununggurr-Williams,...

Heard a Blak Book read to children?

7 September 2019
Blak and Bright

The divine Maurial Spearim, actor and playwright, will read a selection of adorable, funny, poignant and...

Walkin’ Country, Walkin’ Birrarung

7 September 2019 to 8 September 2019
Blak and Bright
Dean Stewart

Walk the footsteps of culture, Country and connection. Find the hidden histories of space and place along...