A NEW WORLD INDIGENOUS FESTIVAL FOR ALL AUSTRALIANS

Boomerang Festival is performed within Bluesfest so to attend you must purchase a Bluesfest ticket.

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Boomerang Festival As Part Of Bluesfest 2019

6 Feb 19 - Bundjalung country’s very own world-class Indigenous Arts & Culture Festival, Boomerang Festival is back for 2019 with a stellar line-up including Yothu Yindi & The Treaty Project, Young Australian of the Year – Baker Boy, DOBBY and many more. Read More...

BLUESFEST & BOOMERANG FESTIVAL JOIN FORCES AGAIN IN 2018!

7 Feb 18 - We are thrilled to announce the Boomerang Program for 2018. Hailing from Arnhem Land, Canada, Papua New Guinea, Asia and the Pacific, the artists on this year’s line up will amaze with their unique voices, brilliant dance moves and soulful stories. Read More...

Boomerang Presents: ‘Art, Culture & Education’: Rhoda Roberts in Conversation
with Akala, Djon Mundine & Ellen van Neerven

21 Nov 16 - On Wednesday 7 December at Lennox Community Centre, 1 Mackney Lane, Lennox Head NSW, four brilliant-minded cultural icons will come together in the Northern Rivers for the first time to discuss how education can be better delivered through art and culture. Read More...


BOOMERANG PRESENTS:
BOOMERANG FESTIVAL + PORTRAITS PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
Hosted by Ben Knight & Jo-Anne Driessens

19 Oct 16 -   Read More...

'Boomerang Presents' Series

21 Sep 16 - ART, CULTURE & EDUCATION: Rhoda Roberts in Conversation with Akala (UK) + Djon Mundine + Ellen van Neerven Read More...

‘BOOMERANG PRESENTS’ SERIES

13 Sep 16 - Boomerang Festival launches year-round series of fundraising events Read More...


BOOMERANG PRESENTS SERIES

5 Sep 16 - We are SO excited to announce our next fundraising event... Read More...

HARVEST CAFÉ & THREE BLUE DUCKS PROUDLY PRESENT:
JA NGHARI

25 Feb 16 - In a surprise collaboration, two of the most celebrated establishments in the Byron Shire, HARVEST CAFÉ, and THE THREE BLUE DUCKS, have come together to raise funds for BOOMERANG FESTIVAL, in a unique and exciting dining experience unlike any seen in our region before. Read More...

BOOMERANG AT BLUESFEST: ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT + PLAYING SCHEDULE RELEASED!

12 Feb 16 - We are delighted to reveal the second major announcement for the Boomerang Precinct 2016. Read More...


WHAT TO EXPECT AT BOOMERANG, REFLECTING ON AUSTRALIA/SURVIVAL DAY + HOW TO WIN BLUESFEST TICKETS!

22 Jan 16 - Check out the incredible talent and brilliant minds sharing their stories and art with us this Easter - inspiring, mind-blowing, life-changing! Read More...

CROWD FUNDING FINAL WEEKS

18 Jan 16 - Thanks to our amazing contributors this week: Susan Podger, Deb Tinker & Denise Wilson. You are FIRST FRIENDS OF BOOMERANG! Read More...

Your ticket to Bluesfest – Support Boomerang!

11 Jan 16 - Want to support Boomerang Festival AND go to Bluesfest?! You can! Simply purchase a FESTIVAL FRIENDS package and you're on your way! All proceeds go to Boomerang & you still get to enjoy 5 days of the best festival in Australia! Read More...


HAPPY NEW YEAR!

4 Jan 16 - We hope you’ve had a lovely, relaxing time over the summer break and wish you the very best for a wonderful year ahead. Read More...

Wow! Huge community support for Boomerang Festival! Meet some of our friends!

10 Dec 15 - Wow! Huge community support for Boomerang Festival! Meet some of our friends! Read More...

BLUESFEST JUST GOT BIGGER! Boomerang Artist Announcement!

1 Dec 15 - BLUESFEST JUST GOT BIGGER!
Boomerang Artist Announcement Read More...


OUR DEAR FRIENDS:

20 Oct 15 - We want to get to know you better! Please take a moment to fill out this brief survey to we can bring you the Boomerang Festival that you want! Thank you very much! Read More...

BLUESFEST & BOOMERANG FESTIVAL JOIN FORCES!

18 Aug 15 - Straight off the back of winning the Best Major Event award at The North Coast Tourism Awards this weekend (our sixth North Coast Tourism Award & fifth consecutive gold!), Bluesfest is proud to be a leader in local, state and national tourism. Read More...

Standby for an important announcement from the Boomerang Festival!

9 Jul 15 - We have some news coming soon so watch this space! Read More...


Boomerang Festival update

17 Mar 15 - As many of you would be aware the ‪Boomerang Festival ‬ team at Bluesfest Byron Bay has been working diligently to secure support for the ongoing presentation of the festival. Read More...

Boomerang nominated in 2014 Australian Event Awards!

10 Sep 14 - The Boomerang Festival has been named as a finalist for the prestigious annual Australian Event Awards from hundreds of entries from across Australia to make the list of just four finalists in the Best New Event category. Read More...

Boomerang Festival to be a biennial event

17 Jul 14 - With recent funding cuts to the arts sector along with a number of Aboriginal organisations feeling the brunt of the latest Federal Budget, we have had to rethink our future and have decided to make Boomerang a biennial event. Read More...


Taste of Boomerang 2015

19 Mar 14 - Taste of Boomerang will be on again at Bluesfest 2015. Read More...

Cultural Protocol is a Priority when it comes to Boomerang Festival

6 Mar 14 - The Chooky Dancers (Djuki Mala) were unable to make the inaugural Boomerang Festival... Read More...

Ray Beadle to Play at Bluesfest 2014

17 Feb 14 - Ray Beadle ripped it up at Bluesfest in 2010, 2011 & 2012 and they are welcoming him back with open arms for our 25th! Read More...


NITV ON THE ROAD: Boomerang Festival 2013. Saturdays 8.30pm

17 Feb 14 - Be inspired by the performances and stories of acclaimed local and international Indigenous
artists and thinkers including Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, Archie Roach with Lou Bennett,
Casey Donovan, Dr Djiniyini Gondarra and the Arakwal Dancers. Read More...

Expect the Unexpected in 2014

31 Jan 14 - Expect the Unexpected in 2014 Read More...

The 1st annual Boomerang Festival: An experience like no other!

4 Oct 13 - For those of you who attended the first annual Boomerang Festival, we thank you and we are sure you enjoyed it as much as we did! Read More...


Boomerang Festival is this weekend - it’s only days away!

1 Oct 13 - Please let us share some essential Boomerang Festival info with you to ensure smooth sailing all the way. Read More...

Download Electronic Press Kit

24 Jul 13 - Boomerang Electronic Press Kit released! Read More...

Full festival program just released!

23 Jul 13 - Pictured: Boomerang Festival Curator and Director Rhoda Roberts and Boomerang Producer Peter Noble.at the program launch.

A further array of exciting musicians, artists, films, speakers and workshops has been added and Boomerang Festival, is quickly becoming a date on the calendar not to be missed. Read More...


Boomerang Festival adds International Artists!

15 Jul 13 -




Boomerang Festival adds International Artists


A NEW WORLD INDIGENOUS FESTIVAL FOR ALL AUSTRALIANS - Friday 4 - Sunday 6 October 2013 -
Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, Byron Bay (the home of Bluesfest)
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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Wantok SING SING

3 Jul 13 -
A NEW WORLD INDIGENOUS FESTIVAL FOR ALL AUSTRALIANS


SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:
Wantok SING SING


Only Australian Performance!

The hit of the London Olympic Festival 2012!

17 piece star studded ensemble!
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A NEW FESTIVAL FOR ALL AUSTRALIANS

19 Jun 13 -


A NEW FESTIVAL FOR ALL AUSTRALIANS

BOOMERANG

Held at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm,
Byron Bay (the home of Bluesfest)

Long Weekend Friday 4th – Sunday 6th of October 2013

FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT! Read More...


Exciting new cultural event - Boomerang Festival!

29 Mar 13 - Launched at Bluesfest 2013, Festival Director Peter Noble in partnership with leading Cultural Creative Rhoda Roberts, a Bundjalung women and Boomerang’s Festival Director & Curator announced details of an exciting new cultural event titled Boomerang Festival. Read More...

The Boomerang Festival: Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm - October Long Weekend 2013

26 Mar 13 - A festival camping experience celebrating world cultures, mother tongues and first instruments. Come, gather, play and immerse yourself in the ancient song, dance and the stomp of ceremony as Boomerang Festival offers a unique festival experience like no other. Read More...

Boomerang Stall Applications

19 Mar 13 - With the inaugural Boomerang Festival just months away and opening October 4th 2013 , local experienced and established traders familiar with the Blues Festival site at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm have been selected by the Artistic Director Rhoda Roberts and applications for 2013 are now finalised. Read More...


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