Beanie Festival Alice Springs
Event cancelled but merchandise for sale on the website
Merchandise for 2020 on sale, cost price and buy your own Indigenous Beanie and support our Artists.
The Alice Springs Beanie Festival is a community- based event that began in 1997 with a ‘beanie party’. The festival was organised to sell beanies crocheted by Aboriginal women in remote communities. It has grown into a fun event where Aboriginal and non- Aboriginal artists share their culture and exhibit together. The festival is unique because of the incredible amount of community participation and our unique ties with local Aboriginal organisations.The festival’s aims have always been to develop Aboriginal women’s textiles, promote womens’ culture and the beanie as a regional art form, as well as promote handmade textile arts.
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