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Mitch Tambo appears on The Project during NAIDOC week as he showcases his single Dreamtime Princess

Mitch Tambo makes a special appearance on The Project during NAIDOC week as he showcases his latest single Dreamtime Princess

Mitch Tambo made a surprise guest appearance on The Project at the end of NAIDOC week.

The Indigenous singer came onto the program on Friday to discuss his latest hit single, Dreamtime Single, and the importance of NAIDOC week.

The show first began playing the ATG finalist’s famous rendition of the John Farnham classic, You’re The Voice, which first aired on January 26 last year. 

A fitting surprise: Mitch Tambo (right) made a special appearance on The Project during NAIDOC week as he showcases his latest single Dreamtime Princess

Mitch was asked about playing the song at Fire Fight Australia with John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John, which he says was an ‘honour, blessing and a privilege.’

The discussion then turned to NAIDOC and the theme of ‘Heal Country,’ and what it meant to him.

‘What a poignant theme it is this year,’ Tambo responded. ‘Us as First Nations Aboriginal black fellas, we are circle people, we are connected to country. 

Throwback: The show first began playing the Australia's Got Talent finalist's famous rendition of the John Farnham classic, You're The Voice, which first aired on January 26 last year

Throwback: The show first began playing the Australia’s Got Talent finalist’s famous rendition of the John Farnham classic, You’re The Voice, which first aired on January 26 last year

‘Country is us and we country,’ he continued. ‘So to have this conversation around healing country, I think, is a really timely and beautiful thing.’

Mitch then talked about his latest single, Dreamtime Princess, which he says was a ‘fun track,’ but came from a ‘serious place.’ 

The theme of the song took the singer back to his roots to face the overrepresentation of domestic violence in his ‘community.’  

'I had some honest conversations with some of the women around me': Mitch then talked about his latest single, Dreamtime Princess, which took him back to his roots to face the overrepresentation of domestic violence in his 'community'

‘I had some honest conversations with some of the women around me’: Mitch then talked about his latest single, Dreamtime Princess, which took him back to his roots to face the overrepresentation of domestic violence in his ‘community’

‘I had some honest conversations with some women around me,’ he said. ‘I want to celebrate the women in my life and let that flow out to all women from all walks of life and open up the conversation so we can heal and eradicate domestic violence.’

The music artist then touched on his marriage to his pregnant wife, Lea.

The couple wed at a beautiful ceremony in Tamworth in April. They also incorporated their respective cultural traditions: Lea’s West Papuan heritage and Mitch’s Aboriginal culture 

Wedding: They tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony in Tamworth in April. The pair incorporated their respective cultural traditions: Lea's West Papuan heritage and Mitch's Aboriginal culture

Wed: They tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony in Tamworth in April. The couple incorporated their respective cultural traditions: Lea’s West Papuan heritage and Mitch’s Aboriginal culture

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