Kuranda NAIDOC Day

Everyone is welcome to join in this celebration of the local Indigenous culture on Thursday 11th July at the Kuranda Amphitheatre, showcasing talent, skills, history and knowledge with an Elders Morning Tea with special guests at 11am.

Food and drinks are available all day including Kup Mauri lunch for only $5 at 1pm. Live entertainment, information stalls, children’s activities including sports, art and face painting and much more! A street parade will commence starting at Kuranda Village Centenary Park at 10am.

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. NAIDOC originally stood for ‘National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee’. This committee was once responsible for organising national activities during NAIDOC Week and its acronym has since become the name of the week itself.

For more information visit the NAIDOC website

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