Where is the Rainbow Serpent Festival?

Rainbow Serpent Festival/Locations
Rainbow Serpent Festival is a four-day annual open-air music and arts festival that takes place during the Australia Day (26 January) long weekend, in Lexton, Victoria, 160 kilometres (99 mi) west of Melbourne, Australia.

When did Rainbow Serpent festival start?

January 24, 1998
Rainbow Serpent Festival/First event date

What is the rainbow serpent myth?

In Australian folklore, the rainbow serpent represents a deity, or god, responsible for giving life as well as creating and destroying nature, particularly in relation to water. It is believed that the snake travels from one waterhole to another, blessing the people when happy and causing destruction when angered.

Why is the Rainbow Serpent important to Aboriginal culture?

The Rainbow Serpent (Snake) has a significant role in the beliefs and culture of the Aboriginals in western Arnhem Land. Today it is associated with ceremonies about fertility. The Rainbow Serpent is the protector of the land, its people, and the source of all life.

What is Namorrodor?

Namorrodor is a shooting star. It transforms into a terrifying spirit creature that hunts for babies. It is known to eat their hearts. Two of this story’s main messages are that babies should not sleep unprotected in the bush, and that meat should not be cooked on the fire at night.

What’s the moral of the Rainbow Serpent?

What is the moral of the Rainbow Serpent? The Rainbow Serpent is said to be the giver of life, because of its connection with water. However, it can also command a destructive force if enraged.

Is the Rainbow Serpent male or female?

In some cultures, the Rainbow Serpent is male; in others, female; in yet others, the gender is ambiguous or the Rainbow Serpent is hermaphroditic or bisexual, thus an androgynous entity.

What is the moral lesson of the Rainbow Serpent?

What kind of music does Rainbow Serpent Festival have?

The festival is mainly known for its focus on electronic music, with psychedelic trance, minimal techno, and chill-out music on its main stage, but it now features music across many genres, many art installations, workshops, and other attractions such as market stalls, healing arts and multi-cultural foods.

When is Rainbow Serpent Festival in Sexton Victoria?

Rainbow Serpent Festival has dropped its 3rd line-up with just over two months to go. Rainbow Serpent has evolved to encopass much more than an electronic music roots offering a combination of music, art, performance, spiritual discussion, relaxation and healing: an exotic sensory mix spread over four days in Sexton, Victoria between 24-27 January.

Who are the gulpu of the Rainbow Serpent Festival?

We are honoured to connect with the Gulpu clan of Arnhem Land, who generously share ceremony and their dreaming of the Rainbow Serpent, for the rebalancing of Country and building stronger foundations of cultural integrity of the Rainbow Serpent Festival.

Where is Hybycozo located at Rainbow Serpent Festival?

In addition, our favourite International DJ’s join in remotely with exclusive Rainbow Serpent Festival 2021 sets. It wouldn’t be Rainbow without all the visual delights. HYBYCOZO, the Hyperspace Bypass Construction Zone, is a series of large scale installations and artworks that investigate geometry through light, shadow, and perception.