Are you a Saltwater Diva? Divas is a music program run by MusicNT for Indigenous girls and women who write songs and sing, and would like to build their music skills and perform. Two days of workshops with fantastic female mentors on April 10 & 11 will teach you how to be a professional Diva on stage.
brown's mart rehearsal room
Take epic photos and get more likes on Instagram! Filmmaker and photographer Amy Hetherington shows you how to snap awesome moments, employ those filters and perfect the magic art of selfies. Filled with super quick competitions and photo challenges to test your skills.
ONE MILLION STARS PROJECT
1 Million Stars to End Violence is a love and peace-filled project that brings people together around the world to say "No" to all forms of violence. Join us for a relaxed workshop where we work towards completing 1000 stars to add to the project.
A typewriter sits in the festival hub - a trailing train of paper spilling from its top, asking to be typed on. This tactile installation allows festival-goers to add to the Frankensteined Monologue, a surreal and disjointed story comprising thoughts, dreams, jokes, confessions and good ol’ human error. It all stays. It’s all great. It’s all Glorious Nonsense.
POP-UP ARTS SPACE
BROWN'S MART COURTYARD
Held in the Brown's Mart Theatre Courtyard this space will be your go to for keeping cool and getting crafty over the weekend. Spend ten minutes or two hours hanging out in the midst of festival activities, picking up some new art skills as well as meeting other LAUNCH goers.
creative conversations - lauren moss
brown's mart courtyard
Each day will be host to chilled out conversations with some of the NT’s most notable self made super stars. These non formal Ted Talk inspired discussions will be a chance to ask about the motivations and experiences of locals who have created their own opportunities.
CIVIC PARK & CIVIC PARK STAGE
The LAUNCH Opening Ceremony marks not only the start of our festival, but the GRAND opening of our inaugural #LAUNCHQUEST, the triumphant and prestigious assemblage of all #LAUNCHQUEST teams and the grand reveal of the quest tasks. With music from William Singe, Sietta and ALLDAY, this is an event not to be missed!
LAUNCH X SEDA SPORTS TASTERS
The cool cats from SEDA will be running sporting activities every afternoon of LAUNCH in the park to get you moving and laughing. Expect a variety of fun games such as Capture the Flag, Ultimate Frisbee and Bull Rush!
alter ego exhibition opening
dvaa frog's hollow
Young artists express and share their alter egos as part of City of Darwin LAUNCH Festival and National Youth Week Celebrations. See work by young and emerging Darwin Artists.
BATTLE OF THE SCHOOL BANDS
brown's mart theatre
Support the young musical talent of Darwin at this not-to-be-missed Battle of the School Bands Grand Final. The winners will play alongside international acts at the annual BASSINTHEGRASS music festival in Darwin.