Special Events

Tuesday Informal International Decade of Indigenous Languages 2022 - 2032 Gathering

5pm to 8pm Tuesday Evening 22 August

Location: Frangipani Tree, Darwin Convention Centre

As we commence to celebrate the International Decade of Indigenous Languages we invite you to come along on the Tuesday evening for a chilled afternoon of good food, sensational performances and great company




Wednesday Official International Decade of Indigenous Languages 2022 - 2032 Launch

9am to 12pm Wednesday 23 August

Location: Darwin Convention Centre

Welcome to the Australian Launch of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages 

This is an important occasion to share our commitment towards the conservation and revitalisation of Indigenous languages. It’s an opportunity to forge common ground with Elders and Indigenous thought-leaders from around the world.



Wednesday Gala Dinner and Australia's Got Language Talent Contest

6:30pm to 10:30pm Wednesday Evening 22rd August

Location: Porte Cochere,  Darwin Convention Centre

This event is held outdoors

PULiiMA are excited to announce that Ngulmiya Nundhirribala will open this year’s Gala Dinner and Australia’s Got Language Talent Contest. Ngulmiya is an iconic songman and ceremony leader from Numbulwar SE Arnhem Land.

Your 3 course gala dinner will be served to you under the night sky of Darwins magnificent waterfront harbour area

This will then be followed by the legendary Australia's Got Language Talent Contest, first held in 2013 it has now become a must see event




Mamadlema Hub

Daytime Wednesday 23rd to Friday 25 August

Location: Darwin Convention Centre

Take a micro break and catch an Indigenous film or an engaging soundscape in our quiet space