The Tjupi Band plays the Solomons

The Tjupi Band take the desert to saltwater country Solomon-style at the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts.
[This is archived content and may not display in the originally intended format.]

Travelling over 3,000 kilometres from the Central Desert, the energetic Tjupi Band formed part of the 86-strong delegation from Australia who attended the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts in the Solomon Islands with the support of the Australia Council for the Arts.

The Tjupi Band are proud Luritja men who play emotive desert reggae in Luritja and English. From the first moment of their arrival, the Tjupi Band were welcomed by the world’s largest gathering of Indigenous Pacific cultures. Touring band manager Vanessa Hutchins of Artback NT describes the gathering:

Unlock Padlock Icon

Like this content?

Become a Member and unlock unlimited Access today

ArtsHub
About the Author
ArtsHub is your source for arts sector news and jobs. You can support our work by joining us. Find out more about membership.