Bamaga Productions will take the cultural lead on a new Indigenous theatre production that will bring to life an age-old Saibai Island children’s story and be told in the Torres Strait Island language of Kala Kawa Ya (KKY) as well as English. It is believed to be the first time a major mainstream theatre
Despite NAIDOC Week being postponed to November this year, the University of Queensland (UQ) still held NAIDOC-themed celebrations at two of its campuses in August, and Bamaga Productions organised dance performances for both festivals. Kutaw Zoeru performed at UQ’s St Lucia campus on August 11 and the Gatton campus on August 12. Kutaw Zoeru’s dancers
This year’s 2020 NRL Indigenous Round at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium featured pre-match performances by Brisbane's two leading Indigenous dance troupes -- including Kutaw Zoeru, who are managed by Bamaga Productions. Kutaw Zoeru, an internationally-recognised Brisbane-based troupe of dancers from Boigu Island in the Torres Strait, performed traditional song and dances representing their cultural stories.
When the 2020 Mt Isa Mines’ Rodeo shifted to an online event this year thanks to Covid-19 restrictions, Bamaga Productions stepped up to help make the opening ceremony memorable and meaningful. Bamaga Productions reached out to the Gubbi Gubbi Dancers and, on a sparkling July day at Pt Cartwright, filmed a Welcome to Country
Due to COVID 19, two Torres Strait annual celebrations are online this year. Mabo Day 2020 Celebrations 28th Anniversary. Eddie Mabo, a Torres Strait Islander, was the lead plaintiff in the case which challenged the notion of terra nullis in the High Court. The Mabo case ran for 10 years, eventually leading to the recognition
Bamaga Productions is currently working on two significant Torres Strait Islander annual celebrations online. Mabo Day 2020 Celebrations 28th Anniversary. Eddie Mabo, a Torres Strait Islander, was the lead plaintiff in the case which challenged the notion of terra nullis in the High Court. The Mabo case ran for 10 years, eventually leading to the