Past Events

International Day of the African (QLD) | Tanks Arts Centre (promoter) | Sun 27th May 2018

International Day of the African Child

Sun 27th May 2018


@Tans Arts Centre, Cairns, QLD

A cultural event open to the wider community showcasing African cuisine, music, art and dance with artistic performances by local African children and headlining international act Simba Mushete & Echoes of Africa.

Simba Mushete & Echoes of Africa was founded in the 2013 by Simbarashe Mushete with hopes of sharing African cultural talents with the community through music, dance and arts enhancing the integration to Australian society. The group performs traditional Zimbabwean music and Zimbabwean Chigiyo music with an influence from Zimbabwe’s Superstars.

African drumming with Elliott Orr and Spankinhide QLD’s hottest drum and dance ensemble are also set to perform at the event and will run some African drumming workshops on the Tanks Markets Stage before the event.

A selection of traditional African foods will be on sale at the event.

COST: $20 / $15 CONC (Tickets at the gate) (G)
TIME: 2pm – 7pm
VENUE: Tank 3, Tanks Arts Centre
INFO: Simon Faulkes 0447 295 359

For more information and tickets, click here

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