The Bogong

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The Bogong

Join us for the captivating realm of The Bogong, where diverse storytellers from various genres converge to deliver meticulously crafted spoken word pieces, each exploring a profound narrative of lived experiences. For this Festival, the overarching theme is ‘Blak Futures Now’.

Wondering about the name? In the lofty mountainous regions of the eastern states, traditionally the swarming of the Bogong moth orchestrates a mesmerizing spectacle, drawing First Nations people from far and wide to indulge in its protein-rich abundance. The Bogong event mirrors this gathering—a jubilant celebration and a literary feast, where words take centre stage.

As custodians of continuous storytelling, The Bogong opens a window into the rich tapestry of First Nations peoples’ experiences. Brace yourself for a journey that transcends emotions—expect to be moved, to share laughter and to catch a glimpse into the profound connections forged with culture, family, and place. The Bogong promises an immersive experience that resonates with the timeless essence of storytelling.