DJIRRI DJIRRI DANCE GROUP AND CHORUS
The name of the Djirri Djirri Dance Group, which is the Woi wurrung (Wurundjeri) name for Willy Wagtail. Djirri Djirri is a little black bird who is well known to dance all the time, that is why the dance group was named that way.
The group offers dance as an interpretation of Wurundjeri culture with the essence of traditional dance and ceremony. All dances have a story, such as about creation, family and Country. Many children are engaged who are encouraged to take on a leadership role through the use of language and knowledge exchange in dance creation.
The group formed a chorus from adult members a a didgeridoo player with a special purpose to perform in the WE ARE THE WORLD! Bring a bell! Concert 2019 the restored 100 years old Wetland Song of William Barak in Woi Wurrung language-in-restoration.