Desert Song Festival

Earth Sanctuary

Over 10 days in September, singers and musicians, choirs and audiences from Alice Springs and Central Australia, and visitors to the region, experience something special, as artists from this vibrant multi-cultural community come together with visiting interstate and international artists and musicians to present a series of events celebrating the singer, the song, the instrument, the land and its people.

Through major concerts, chamber concerts, workshops and masterclasses, the choirs, small vocal ensembles, musicians and solo performers present a festival that is a celebration of the best of ourselves. Our setting is the ‘country’ of the traditional custodians of Central Australia: Arrernte country of Mparntwe – Alice Springs. Our program reflects cultural diversity and showcases artistic brilliance. Our stages are unique locations of outstanding beauty and cultural significance in Central Australia, and iconic heritage venues within the built environment of Alice Springs.

calendar icon  10 - 19 September 2021

Hours icon  Various

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Make the most of your visit to Central Australia during the Desert Song Festival. Check out the suggested things to do, accommodation and activities packages on offer. If you can't find what you are looking for, contact us on 1800 645 199 or via the contact form. We're here to help with anything you need to make the most of your experience.


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