BIGSOUND First Nations House
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From South Australia to Far North Queensland and now Melbourne, Yirgjhilya is a talented singer who finds her inspiration, confidence and strength within her community and family. Daughter of Coloured Stone’s Bunna Lawrie, Yirgjhilya grew up in a musical family allowing her to develop her creativity and musical expression from a very young age, empowering her to use her musical talent to persevere in upholding the Indigenous culture ever since.
Yirgjhilya recently released ‘Baganar’, her debut single written in Mirning, an Aboriginal language from the Far West Coast of South Australia and translates to ‘call out’ and ‘rise up.’ ‘Baganar’ has since been featured on indigiTUBE’s ‘First Sounds Volume 3’ as well as Spotify’s playlist Original Storytellers, curated by Rhianna Patrick.
She has also earned a solid reputation in the live space, after paramount and poignant performances at Share the Spirit Festival, The 80th anniversary of the Cummeragunja Walk-Off, St Kilda Festival, Yirramboi Festival, Umi Arts: Big Talk One Fire and the ABC’s NAIDOC Special.
Yirgjhilya; Oetha; First Nations House Artwork - Dylan Mooney