Watch Free | First Nations

Watch Free | First Nations

A free selection of First Nations performances and events from the Sydney Opera House archive. Upcoming livestreams and recent events are available to Pre-Order or rent On-Demand in the BROWSE section.

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  • Yarning Country | Full Presentation

    Watch a night of storytelling, dance and song on Gadigal land, featuring music from DRMNGNOW, readings by poet Jeanine Leane and words from Uncle Vic Simms. Curated by Warlpiri woman Rachael Hocking.

  • Ziggy Ramo | Little Things (feat. Paul Kelly)

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that this film contains voices and videos of deceased persons.

    In a cinematic journey tracking forward and backwards in time, Ziggy Ramo makes his directorial debut with the music video for his new single “Little Things” feat Paul Kelly....

  • Bow and Arrow | From Our House To Yours

    Meet eccentric Blue Mountains-based electro soul duo Bow and Arrow, aka husband and wife team Mindy Jane (Bow) and Mitchell Kwanten (Arrow).

    These talented partners in crime have been seen tearing up the stage at Homeground, and headlining this year's Badu Gili Live series. Gathering a followi...

  • DOBBY | From Our House To Yours

    Rhyan Clapham, aka DOBBY, is a Filipino and Aboriginal rapper, drummer and speaker with family from Brewarrina on Ngemba land. Direct from the Joan Sutherland Theatre, he combines cultural stories and experiences with his impressive vocal, keyboard and drum skills to create rap that is contagious...

  • Badu Gili - Sails Projection | Celebrating First Nations Culture

    Badu Gili lights up the eastern Bennelong Sail with ancient First Nations stories in a spectacular projection. Curated by Rhoda Roberts, former Head of First Nations Programming, Badu Gili traces the ancient songlines of First Nations storytelling across Australia.

    See the works of eminent Firs...

  • Dance Rites 2019 | First Nations Dance & Culture

    Dance Rites — Australia’s First Nations dance competition — is the Sydney Opera House’s free celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island dance and cultures on the Sydney Opera House Forecourt, taking place each spring. In November 2019, more than 350 performers from 19 Aboriginal and Torre...

  • Ziggy Ramo's Black Thoughts | From Our House To Yours

    A Collection of Voices on Gadigal Land

    In an exclusively commissioned performance featuring a 10-piece band and specially-made visuals, Ziggy Ramo Burrmuruk Fatnowna presents his debut album Black Thoughts like never before – a live-streamed hip-hop reckoning through love, compassion, dispossess...

  • Julian Bel Bachir - Sounds of Sahara | From Our House To Yours

    Join Julian Bel Bachir for a melodic odyssey as he voyages through traditional melodies of Indigenous music from North-Western Africa with a modern influence. Accompanied by a collective of musicians of Saharan and sub-Saharan ethnic backgrounds the seasoned producer and musician fuses traditiona...

  • Guwanyi Walama | Kids' Tour of the Sydney Opera House precinct

    Join our Indigenous narrators on a journey into the history and culture of Bennelong Point in this digital tour created especially for kids!

    Beginning from creation time to pre-settlement and the arrival of the first fleet, learn about the daily life of the Gadigal people and the land of Tubowgu...