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Digital Photograph - Singing Performance, Women on Farms Gathering, Yarram, 2003 Image Reg. No: MM 90635

Summary:
Photograph taken at the 2003 Yarram Women on Farms Gathering. This image depicts a group of participants performing a song during the Saturday evening gala dinner. The women involved in this performance had learnt the song earlier that day during one of the workshops offered at the Gathering, 'Singing for Fun'.
Description:
Colour Digital Photograph
Statement Of Significance:
The sharing of music, poetry and dance is an important feature of the Victorian Women on Farms Gatherings. Bringing women together for a shared purpose, such activities have helped to break down personal barriers and have offered opportunities for women to express feelings, share experiences, receive validation from others and recharge their batteries. Some poems and songs have been especially written for the occasion and some have been adapted from traditional verse. All of them have honoured the coming together of women as farmers, wives, mothers, teachers, volunteers, supporters and enablers - working alone, with each other, and alongside men.
Description Of Content:
Group of women standing on stage singing at the 2003 Yarram Women on Farms Gathering.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms. Beryl Taylor, 2006
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agriculture, music, rural victoria, rural life, gender issues, performers, conferences, rural women, women s associations, women on farms gatherings, singing
Themes this item is part of: 2003 Yarram WoFG, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
People Depicted: Parkerson, Meg
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; JPEG
Place & Date of Event: Yarram, South Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 2003
Creator: Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, Yarram, South Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 2003

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