Parrtjima - A Festival in Light - General Admission

Parrtjima - A Festival in Light - General Admission

6:30pm, Fri 8 April, 2022 - 10:30pm, Sun 17 April, 2022

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    Registration provides FREE entry to the Alice Springs Dessert Park festival site on any of the 10 nights. Please note, some elements of the Parrtjima program have limited capacity. Registration for General Admission does not guarantee a spot at these events, but it will alert you to when registration for these events opens nearer the time.
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    • 10 Day General Admission – Adult Sales Close: 10:00pm, Sun 17 Apr, 2022 Details
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    • 10 Day General Admission – Child Sales Close: 10:00pm, Sun 17 Apr, 2022 Details
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Event Details

Each year this 10 night free event celebrates the ways in which artists evolve and experiment with different styles and materials, while staying true to Country and culture.

Parrtjima is the meeting place where old meets new. It is the only authentic Aboriginal light festival of it’s kind, showcasing the oldest continuous culture on earth through the newest technology – all on the 300-million-year-old natural canvas of the MacDonnell Ranges in Central Australia.

Parrtjima is held on Mparntwe (Alice Springs), which is connected to the estates of Mparntwe, Antulye and Irlpme. This also includes a network of people who have connections to these areas; some of whom have established the Parrtjima Festival Reference Group (PFRG) to guide and help create Parrtjima.

Together, they invite visitors to come and experience Parrtjima, and watch the desert come alive with new artworks, light shows and a program of performances, interactive workshops, music, films and talks.

Follow the link to view frequently asked questions, including information on our free bus service. https://www.parrtjimaaustralia.com.au/information/parrtjima-faq/


Attending Parrtjima 2022?

Please be aware all guests will need to show proof that they’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19 before attending the event. You will be required to show your COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate to enter the venue.