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CIAF Artists’ Party

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Ahead of the public opening of the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) 2023, NorthSite in partnership with the Indigenous Art Centre Alliance (IACA) is hosting the CIAF Artists’ Party; a celebration of all artists presenting work for CIAF 2023. Join us from 6PM for a Welcome to Country presented by Minjil, the official opening of the exhibitions showing at Bulmba-ja, cultural performance by Mualgal Po Gubaw Gizu Kabau Mabaigal and a live music set by The Pad Boys.

Join us on Tuesday, 11th July 2023

6:00PM Event opens, bar open

6:30PM Welcome to Country by Minjil

6:45PM Opening speeches

7:00PM Cultural performance by Mualgal Po Gubaw Gizu Kabau Mabaigal dance group

7:30PM Live music set by The Pad Boys

9:00PM Event close

Discover the exhibition showing in the NorthSite Gallery:

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This event is presented in partnership with Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF).

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