Koomurri Aboriginal Incursions

THINK INSIDE THE CIRCLE

Koomurri's Russell Dawson
Russell Dawson opening the 2018 NAIDOC Awards

Photo Compliments Joseph Mayers

Aboriginal men and women dancers

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Koomurri Women and Men 2018 NAIDOC Awards
Rayma Johnson of Koomurri
Because Of Her We Can
Rayma Johnson - Smokin'

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Because Of Her We Can
Buuja Buuja (Butterfly Dancers)
Sydney Swans AFL Indigenous Round
Proudly Welcoming
2015 to 2018
Reconciliation Week 2018
Eureka 89 Skydeck Melbourne
Department of Communications and The Arts
Weltmuseum Wien Grand Reopening
Vienna Austria October 2017
Pre-School Joeys Packages
Public Performance

Barangaroo Sydney 2017

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Russell Dawson

At the Koomurri Entertainment believe in sharing our aboriginal culture with all Australians and international guests. Every time we bring our indigenous teachings to a school, conference or an event, I find it spiritually uplifting to see how our performance and our culture affects people and the enjoyment it brings to their faces. I am so proud of the Koomurri cultural dance troupe and the dedication they bring to every performance and workshop.

On behalf of all the Koomurri Entertainment performers, I thank you for stopping by and look forward to working with you in the near future. Remember the past, live today and dream for the future. Be apart of the Dreaming, to be apart of the healing. Live and share our Australian aboriginal culture.

Brrrrr.. Russell Dawson - Koomurri Cultural Advisor

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Koomurri Joeys Packages

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Our pre school packages are fun filled entertainment for the little tackers with plenty of hands on fun, song and dance.

Aboriginal School and College Workshops

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Our School incursions and workshops are renowned Australia wide and are customised to suit each age groups through to HSC students, Tafe, colleges and universities.

Team Building and Performance

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Our adult programs are a hit across all styles of business, NGO's and government bodies and can be performed in-house or in outdoor areas and function centres. We also perform concert and ceremony for large events and stadiums.

Aboriginal Survivor and Cultire Program

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This program can be customised to suit school camps and programs, corporate, medium and small business, tourism and travel agents cultural tours, sporting teams and special needs organisations looking for an authentic educational and fun experience.

National Sorry Day

National Sorry Day Sunday 26th May

On our pathway towards reconciliation, Sorry Day on 26 May is an important moment to remember the past policies of forced child removal.

Here, we reflect on the sad and painful history of the Stolen Generations and recognise moments of resilience, healing and the power of saying Sorry. For many members of the Stolen Generations and the broader Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, Sorry Day is official recognition of a dark history of forced removal that was, for a long time, denied.

Healing will take the reconciliation of all Australians of all backgrounds and Koomurri can facilitate Welcome To Countries, Smoking Ceremonies and other ceremony to help Australians come together to commemorate Sorry Day.

Reconcilliation Week 2017

Reconcilliation Week May 27th - June 3rd 2019

At the heart of reconciliation is the relationship between the broader Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. To foster positive race relations, our relationship must be grounded in a foundation of truth.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have long called for a comprehensive process of truth-telling about Australia’s colonial history. Our nation’s past is reflected in the present, and will continue to play out in future unless we heal historical wounds.

Today, 80 per cent of Australians believe it is important to undertake formal truth telling processes, according to the 2018 Australian Reconciliation Barometer. Australians are ready to come to terms with our history as a crucial step towards a unified future, in which we understand, value and respect each other.

Whether you’re engaging in challenging conversations or unlearning and relearning what you know, this journey requires all of us to walk together with courage. This National Reconciliation Week, we invite Australians from all backgrounds to contribute to our national movement towards a unified future.

Voice Treaty Truth

NAIDOC week July 8th to 15th 2018

We invite you to walk with us in a movement of the Australian people for a better future.

The Indigenous voice of this country is over 65,000 plus years old.

They are the first words spoken on this continent. Languages that passed down lore, culture and knowledge for over millennia. They are precious to our nation.

It’s that Indigenous voice that include know-how, practices, skills and innovations - found in a wide variety of contexts, such as agricultural, scientific, technical, ecological and medicinal fields, as well as biodiversity-related knowledge. They are words connecting us to country, an understanding of country and of a people who are the oldest continuing culture on the planet.

And with 2019 being celebrated as the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages, it’s time for our knowledge to be heard through our voice.


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Why Work With Koomurri Entertainment?

Koomurri Entertainment is Australia’s #1 self-funded, aboriginal-owned, cultural education, unique team building supplier, and performance team.

Koomurri delivers world-class performances, cultural workshops, art installations and team building programs to corporate, medium and small businesses; schools, pre-schools, colleges, and universities; governments, government departments and NGO’s; sporting bodies and clubs, the film, arts and modeling industries.

We share our culture in stadiums, on stages and catwalks; in offices boardrooms and ballrooms; at schoolyards, classrooms, and foyers; in theaters, festivals and concerts: from small community projects to internationally televised events for all Australians of all backgrounds.

Recently representing the Australian High Commission's in Malta and Cyprus to bring an authentic touch of Australia to the Mediterranean islands for the 2018 Commonwealth Games baton relay, Koomurri Aboriginal Dance Troupe also performed highly successful shows at a major Hungarian festival and a major performance in Vienna Austria to celebrate the re-opening of the World Museum (Walt Wien) to over 7,500 guests with the event broadcast on Austrian television. The event in Vienna was attended by 2017 Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen, Australian Ambassador Dr. Brendon Hammer and Australian Embassy staff with other major VIP patrons of the arts from across Europe. The event featured other indigenous performers from Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, India, Iran, Mexico, Mongolia, South Africa, Switzerland, and Zimbabwe.


Koomurri Entertainment are the caretakers of fire across Sydney Harbour for Australia Day / Survival Day 2017 through 2019 performing Ceremony and contemporary dance at Barangaroo, Campbells Cove on stage Tallawalladah, Circular Quay and the Opera House each your for this televised event. Koomurri also opened the televised 2019 NAIDOC Awards.

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Testimonials

"The Dance Trope provided an outstanding Traditional Welcome to our foreign and local guests. The performance presented an educational and entertaining view into Australia’s rich cultural heritage. Thank you for contributing a special start to our conference.”

Previous Executive Director - Passports Office

Dr Jamal Rifi

"I have known Russell and Connie Dawson from the Koomurri Aboriginal dance group for a long time. I have used their professional services in community events and I have found them to be punctual, courteous and take their profession and Aboriginal dance and culture very seriously. "

Dr. Jamal Rifi

"We are most grateful to the dancers for their most professional performance of a very moving dance sequence which provided a special dimension to the ceremony. We would have no hesitation in recommending the Koomurri Dance Troupe to anyone thinking of engaging their services.”

Stephanie Munday-Lake
Assistant Director - Anglican School Office

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