Millowl Dreaming proudly brings together First Nations ancient whale song lines for ceremony to help guide Betayla on safe journeys while migrating south. Beautiful presentations will include:
- Welcome to Country Smoking Ceremony
- Boonwurrung Betayle sing & dance by Steve Ulula Parker & Cultural Dancers
- Performance by Amos Roach
- Uncle Mala and the Yarrabah Dancers performing the Woonungarah (Whale song) dance
- Interracial dance workshop
About the performers
Millowl Dreaming – Steve Ulula Parker (a proud Boonwurrung/Yorta Yorta/Erub man) & Cultural Dancers
Millowl Dreaming is made up of local first nations men from all different clans and mobs. They will be joined by Kulin nation men to share Boonwurrung whale song to help give Betayla safe passage past Millowl.
Amos Roach, a proud Ngattindjeri/ Djab Wurrung/Gunditj Mara man plays Didgeridoo, singing in the Whales, the Birds and the Sealife that surrounds this season. Amos Roach is a Dancer and Performer who is also the Director of the ‘Six Seasons’ productions, most recently ‘Woonungarah Chinnup’ (Whales and Winter) with the Yarrabah Dancers and the Murrundaya Yepengna (Dance of Life) Orchestra.
Uncle Mala Yarrabah & Dancers
Whale Songlines stretch along the Coastlines of this Country. The Yarrabah Dancers are on Millowl, connecting the Whale Songlines from Yarrabah Far North Queensland. Led by Uncle Mala Yarrabah, the Dancers recreate the journey and the habit of the whales and their surrounds, telling the story of the migration along the coast to here, Millowl.
Free – no bookings required
10.30am – 1pm
Festival Hub – Marquee, 102 Thompson Ave, Cowes