‘Cairns Indigenous Art Fair’ celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture through storytelling, song and language. From 10 to 14 July Cairns will be a hub of creativity and entertainment with a showcase of visual art, dance, music, performance, children’s programs, artist talks, workshops and comedy. The party opens at Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal on 11 July at 6.30pm including the announcement of the CIAF Art Awards. In a splash of brilliant colour and design the CIAF fashion show lights up the TANKS Art Centre on 11 and 12 July. While the CIAF Symposium at Pullman International will discuss the state of Queensland First People’s art and its future on 10 July at 8.30am. CIAF coincides with NAIDOC Week 7 to 14 July.
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