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Photo Jeff Dawson

Who doesn’t like chocolate?

It was a packed house at Sunday’s cacao ceremony, which helped launch the 2017 Spirit Festival program. The afternoon and evening of song, dance, chocolate and yoga at the Mullum Civic Hall also saw the announcement of huge lineup – just some of the featured lineup includes Elijah Ray, Tina Malia, Duncan Peak, Franko Heke, Les Leventhal, Whaia Whaea, Christabel Zamor and Louise Solomon.

Check spiritfestival.com.au for the March 31 till April 2 cultural festival.

 


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