Drovers Australiana Show:
2002 "Year of the Outback" Rovers and Drovers
will bring a unique compilation of Australian
Bush Culture to your special event. Film footage
depicts the history and cultures of Regional
and Outback Australia whilst award winning singer-songwriter,
Rod Esam, sings some of Australia's most loved
Folk and Country songs.
Rovers and Drovers welcome the audience into
Sydney Harbour in the days of the first fleet
with a song about the convicts arriving in Australia.
The audience is then taken on a historical tour
of Australia by Waltzing Matilda through Ned
Kelly Country and into modern Rural and Outback
We visit the Great Australian Outback through
cattle and sheep country with songs of swaggies,
drovers and shearers all whilst film footage
provides the visual story behind these songs.
Indigenous Culture is incorporated into the
show with Peter Williams, talented aboriginal
artist and international dance instructor. Peter
plays dijeridu, wears cultural dress and shares
his culture with his audience.
Australian Whip Cracking Champion Angie Mooney
incorporates the history and uses of the Australian
Stock whip with her skillfull whip cracking
Rovers & Drovers recognise Australia's Multiculturalism
with "I am Australian" as their moving
finale which stirs the proud Australian at every
Complimenting the Show are special guest appearances
by Clair Hayes, "Australian Maid"
providing fun Bush Dances for all the family.
with the 2002 National Secretariat for "Year
of the Outback" accredited by the NSW Department
of Education and the QLD Arts Council, R&D Australian
Country proudly presents this educational and
entertaining show to remind us of our Heritage.
To encourage pride and sense of nationhood for
all Australians from all different cultures
and to look at Rural and Outback Australia as
it is today with promotion of our Agricultural
Industries and Outback life.
The Rovers And
Drovers Australiana Show CD is available for
Rovers & Drovers
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