About Us

‘Marrma’ Rom’ translates to ‘two worlds, two cultures or two belief systems’ in Yolngu Matha, the language of the people in Arnhem Land. The Marrma’ Rom’ Two Worlds Foundation is a leadership program to empower the next generation of young men from North East Arnhem Land. The vision of this Foundation is to enable young men from Arnhem Land to walk confidently in ‘two worlds’.

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Performances & Events

Throughout the year we have a variety of  festivals, functions and events at which the lads will perform. In term 1 alone, ‘Yirrmal and the Yolngu Boys’ will perform at the junior and senior school assemblies at Carey Grammar in Melbourne, the Lake Bolac Eel Festival, three times at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and at the Kids Busking for Kids Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal at Queenscliff.

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News & Events

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Sunset Dreaming Fundraiser

Sunset Dreaming Fundraiser

Posted by cam on Sep 3, 2013

Our annual fundraising event – “Sunset Dreaming” – will be held his year at the Geelong West Town Hall on October 18. Featuring Chris Wilson, Yirrmal and the Yolngu Boys Local Bluesman Chris Wilson will perform, as well as Yirrmal and the Yolngu Boys. And Yirrmal will launch his first single – ‘Deep Blue Sea’. It promises to be a great night of entertainment and inspiration with beer, wine and pizza on sale, and a silent auction. View Sunset Dreaming Flyer...

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Queenscliff

Posted by admin on Oct 17, 2012

Boys will perform at the Queenscliff Music Festival 23rd-25th November 2012.

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Lake Bolac

Posted by admin on Oct 17, 2012

Late in Term 1 the boys performed at the Lake Bolac Eel Festival, at the invitation by Neil Murray – Lake Bolac local and festival organiser. Neil met the boys when he kindly performed at our Sunset Dreaming Fundraiser in March. The boys did some impromptu busking on the banks of Lake Bolac during the afternoon- playing Arnhem Land covers-which earned them some money and created much interest amongst the festivalgoers. That night they performed a half hour set of traditional Yolngu “Manikay” ceremonial songs on the main stage, coming on after Coloured Stone and before Carus Thompson. They received great applause from the packed crowd. The boys have been invited back next year to perform again; next time they’ll be given a full hour on the main stage to perform a mix of traditional manikay and Arnhem pop...

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