Corroboree, the new Sydney festival celebrating contemporary Indigenous arts and culture on Gadigal land around Sydney Harbour. will light up the city for 11 days and nights from 14 November.

The festival's creative director is Hetti Perkins, artist in residence at Bangarra Dance former Curator of Indigenous Art at the Art Gallery of NSW, and a member of the Eastern Arrernte and Kalkadoon Aboriginal peoples. ''We wanted to begin the festival with young people" she said.