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Kinship Festival returns Saturday 25 May to Murwillumbah

The Kinship Festival – a free North Coast cultural festival led by First Nations people – will be held in Knox Park, Murwillumbah on Saturday, 25 May.

The Ukitopia Festival will be held from November 18 to 20. The festival is a celebration of Uki life, arts and culture and will be presented in eight venues spread around Uki.

The Ukitopia Festival incorporates the Images of Uki Art exhibition, Words of Wollumbin, Songwriters on the Songline, The Aussie Oddities Emporium,  the best of Uki and district’s live music, Uki school performances, street performances and buskers, The Red Piano Bar and Restaurant, chalkboard acoustic space at the Lounge Lizard Café, elders storytelling space,  Rockin’ Sunday at the Uki Pub,  Trashformers creative arts and children’s workshops, youth bands, historical display, a Word Matrix, Buttery Bazaar markets stalls, the Wishing Ceremony, 1000 native trees to give away and so much more!

The music performances  have been selected to feature local musos and to give a space for young and emerging artists. Acts will include: school kids’ performances, The Whopping Big Band, Indigo Collins-Cook,  Suavmente, Sound Cheque, The Granny Rapper and the Prodigal Son, Healing Earth, Loren, Bill Jacobi, Lifeline,  Fiddlers Creek Children’s Theatre, Ivy Lucille, Andrea Soler, Blue Moon Gypo, Renee Searles, Wendy Grace, Ivy Lucille , Mystic Beats, DJ Overlap, DJ Dakini, Murray Kyle,  Geoff O ‘Mallee, My Figmant, Gillian Haylar, Off The air, In The Pubic Eye,  The Maples, James T, Lil Fi  and the Candy Apples, Jerome Williams and Elias Harmony.

Look out for the program booklet available shortly and stay tuned for more info at www.ukitopiaartscollective.com.

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