Hollow Log Didgeridoos HQ moved to Yirrkala We have just passed a milestone! We would like to inform all our existing and future customers, that our HQ has been relocated from Darwin to Yirrkala. From now on our Australian stock is available from this location with worldwide shipping. Yirrkala is a small Indigenous community in [...]
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New album from Bärra West Wind is out! Bärra West Wind - Djoŋgirriny album cover Bärra West Wind - Djoŋgirriny Here is the third album of the great Yolŋu band, Bärra West Wind! Many of you, who are interested in the traditional yiḏaki of Northeast Arnhem Land might be familiar with Djoŋgirriny, [...]
Ongoing stock updates are happening on our website in 2019 Close-up on mago from Maningrida We are rolling out ongoing stock updates on our website to make sure, that our customers have availability to our latest traditional instruments. Instead of 2 annual updates that we had done during the past few years, [...]
Westwind - Djalu's Legacy documentary is out on DVD The latest documentary about Djalu' Gurruwiwi is finally released on DVD. The film was made during a period of 5 years with Djalu' and his family. It tells the story about the struggles of a Yolŋu leader to keep the traditional songlines alive in a [...]
“Two old people looking for food” - an exhibition of Yolŋu knowledge in MAGNT Midawarr/Harvest book cover Australian Indigenous art is meant to communicate knowledge that comes from the Ancestors. It does sound like a cliche, especially for those who are interested in Indigenous cultures and arts. It might be worth to stop [...]
Yidaki masterclass with Djalu Gurruwiwi 2018 part 2. - expression of interest is open Djalu plays yiḏaki (photo by Egres) An opportunity is open again for anyone who would like to travel to Arnhem Land, and meet the living legend Djalu Gurruwiwi and his family at their home, on Birritjimi. Let's full-fill [...]
SPUN - True stories told in the Territory with Janos Kerekes from Hollow Log Didgeridoos I was always interested in the stories of the didgeridoo players I met - how they find this instrument (or how the instrument find them?), what made them to sit down and learn to play it? Then I met [...]
Last stock update for 2017 has arrived! Our last stock update for this year is up, you can access our current stock of traditional didgeridoos from Arnhem Land. We have some great yiḏaki from the Gurruwiwi family including Djalu, Larry and Mikey, a few superb works of Ŋoŋu Ganambarr, a selection from young Yolŋu makers, [...]
Rripangu Yidaki Masterclass 2018 with Djalu Gurruwiwi Djalu Gurruwiwi before stage performance. Photo credit: egreske @ Give a Smile Photography It is a great news for those, who are waiting for a dream to come true! Yidaki Masterclass with Djalu Gurruwiwi has been announced! It is going to be held at Birritjimi / [...]
"Traditional instruments for didgeridoo players" We would like to inform our regular visitors and customers about a change to our business orientation and code of conduct that has already affected and will affect our stock in the future. Since we started to sell didgeridoos over ten years ago, we felt important to be [...]