APY MEDIA RELEASE 7th March, 2016 Print
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Tuesday, 08 March 2016 11:41

Reminder to all! The Countdown is on. Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) CHOIR will be performing at WOMADelaide this Sunday 13th March, 2016 at 5.15pm.

Make sure you get in early, for a show not to be missed. Check out  WOMADelaide Website for more information: www.womadelaide.com.au.

For those people not able to be in Adelaide please tune in to 5NPY, this broadcast will be proudly brought to you in partnership with APY Administration and PITJANTJATJARA YANKUNYTJATJARA MEDIA, the Performance will be Live across the Lands.

APY 2016 - CHOIR Story
The APY Choir has been formed as a combination of some of the originals from the (Ernabella Choir) it includes the children of the Choir members and also children who attended the Ernabella Mission School.

The APY Choir perform regularly at funerals and special events; they have been selected to form the APY CHOIR to perform at WOMAD, 2016.

The Choir sings in ‘Acapella’ in their own language of Pitjantjatjara, Choir Members are representatives from the APY Lands Communities.

This Choir brings the Old and New together in forming the APY CHOIR for 2016.

Some of the APY CHOIR Members Rehearsal

Picture of some of the APY CHOIR Members Rehearsal

This would not be possible without our funders and ongoing supporters.  We would like to extend our thanks to:

  • APY Administration
  • Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation - Department of State Development                            
  • WOMADelaide
  • PY Media- 5NPY
  • Ananguku Arts and Culture Aboriginal Corporation
  • Communications and Community Engagement People and Business-  Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
  • Indulkana School
  • TAFE SA- Umuwa Trade Training Centre
  • Adelaide Shores Resort
  • Kura Yerlo Incorporated

On behalf of the APY Executive, General Manager, Director and staff we wish the APY Choir every success with their performance. We look forward to sharing more of the story with you in the weeks to come.

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