The Tennant and District Times Fri 11 Aug 2017
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W.Z112017 T1111"Blt and District Times, 2017-0811 TOT THAT'S A WRAP! As the full moon shines over the community of Tennant Creek. the 28th 'Dreams and Dreaming (Winkarra) themed Desert Harmony Festival settles in the dust. Its been an incredible time of festivities; excitement. colour. joy and community connection that provided a hit of inspiration to our calendar year. The Festival a imed to have something for everyone to get amongst the community spirit and connect a nd the Festival was overwhlemed with such generosity of community spirit this year. The 'Dreams & Dreaming Stories' project. held in the Uniting Church/ Red Cross Main Street Garden grounds. b rought out stories with the young Primary school students. football players. visual artists. tourists. Traditional Owners. people with a d isability. and community organisations. 'Community Engagement Initiatives' developed local work w ith TC Dance Crew for 'Barkly Ballet'. TC High School music students for Opera Australia ' s 'Barkly Youth Choir' and TC Primary and High School students in 'Camp Harmony'. The World Kitchen brought out our local cooking stars in the cook offs as well as providing audience meals at events: CWA, Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation. TC Child Care/Memories Restaurant and Catholic Care. The catering stars at Karen's Kitchen, Top of Town Cafe/Middle Earth Cafe and Sporties kept the Festival cast and crew happy with lunch/ d inner meals each day as well as hosting a beautiful Dinner Under the Stars at the Telegraph Station and the Multicultural Association once again had sell out crowds for Barkly Multicultural Night. Samantha Disbray worked with local women to showcase the wonderful Warumungu language in a beautiful soundscape tent. Central land Council Traditional Owners. Elder. Custodians a nd upcoming young people (Francine McCarthy, Jakamarra Ross, Trish Frank. Miriam Frank. Rosemary Plummer. lash Evans. Lee-shay Gillett) provided Welcome to Country. cultural lessons a nd talks at events a nd visiting guests. as well as Jimmy Hooker w ith bush poems & Jerry Kelly with roo tails. Barkly performers shared their gifts and talents at every Festival event. Community organisations lent their resources a nd time to support events. including: Barkly Plumbing with port-a-loos. Dexter Barnes w ith electricity fixing. Steve Baldwin with scissor lifts. TC Fire Station and Bushfires NT with fire safety. TC Security Services. TC Golf Club with bins. Darrin's Recycling bins. Department Infrastructure and Planning with main street banner support. Remote Concrete NT with trucks. TC Transport with event transport. BRADAAG w ith extra buses and drivers. Richard Dodd w ith marquee construction. Anyinginyi Sport and Rec. Julalikari Council Aboriginal Corporation/ Nyinkka Nyunyu, Barkly Regional Council. Central Land Council, Bowls Club. TC High School, TC Primary School. NT Dept Education. Uniting Church/ Red Cross and Alba Brockie/Youthlynx w ith venue and gear, TC Highschool with musical equipment and youth choir leadership (David Crowden & Vicky Davenport) . MC's Gerry McCarthy, Sid Vashist. Chris Parker and garden supplies from Dawn McCarthy. George Konlndaris and Ngaire Donald. The accommodation providers Outback Caravan Park. Safari Lodge. Bluestone Motel and TC Caravan Park. CONTINUED OVER ... -lwww.tdtlmes.com.u"llld=154835tlalla=1 7/16