- Friday 10 July 2009
Media are invited to attend the NAIDOC Day Festival on Sunday 12 July at Cotton Tree Park.
NAIDOC Week is held from 5-12 July and celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The festival marks the end of this year’s NAIDOC Week celebrations and will include traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dancing, the “Murri Idol” competition, arts and craft, and market and food stalls.
The festival will begin at 10am with a Welcome to Country by Lyndon Davis, a welcome from Mayor Bob Abbot, and a performance by Gubbi Gubbi Dance Troop.