Singing For Belonging

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Description Singing For Belonging is a short documentary celebrating the 10 year Anniversary of the Winanjjikari Music Centre. Acknowledging the forefathers who's dream it was to bring a music centre to the central desert tablelands of Australia.
In 2006 The Winanjjikari Music Centre was an idea proposed by a group of Indigenous Elders from the Barkly Region in the Northern Territory. As the idea developed, the local Indigenous musicians began to collaborate with Barkly Regional Arts to createa music production house and training centre for Indigenous musicians and music production technicians. Music is used as a tool to engage Indigenous people in a range of music programs including: music industry skills development, music recording, music production services for events, music education in schools, music performance and presentation and supported workplace learning.

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