Updated Information APRIL 2020

Festival Postponed Until
Saturday - 25th September 2021

Working with Cairns Regional Council, The Cairns Performing Arts Centre while we adhere to the Australian Governments mandate on COVID-19. It comes with a heavy heart we are forced to postpone this year's festival until next year - Saturday - 25th September 2021

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