The Gulf Country Frontier Days Festival announced an unbeatable lineup of dancers to the eclectic 4-day event and has given the North West Star nine double passes to giveaway to our readers.
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QUESTION – Name the Wonder Woman star mentioned in this article.
First in best dressed – The first nine correct answers from our readers win the tickets but winners must be able to pick up tickets from our the North West Star office at 112 Camooweal St, Mount Isa before the event – we will not mail out any tickets.
The program titled the Kabarrubi Wangkijbi Dance Spectacular will feature the renowned dance troupe Indigenous Enterprise from the USA and Native Canadian actor/dancer Eugene Brave Rock largely known for his role in the 2017 version of Wonder Woman.
They, along with several of the other dance troupes will join with local group, the Buminji Dancers, to present a powerfully evocative program of dance.
Other dance troops include the Kulgoodah Dancers, the Doonach Dancers and Kayn Kaup from Australia.
Jorge Gonzales-Zuniga Jr - Hoop Dancer from the US, Te Pu o Te Wheke Kapahaka from New Zealand and Ava Botone from Canada to name only a few.
The event includes the Indigenous Rodeo Championships and will be held on Thursday August 16 – Saturday 19 at Gregory Downs.
Founder and Creative Director Alec Doomadgee said the 2018 lineup they assembled was a testament to the level of Indigenous talent both in Australia and abroad.
“It’s so exciting to see this program come to fruition, to bring a line-up like this to a community as remote as this area. It’s going to be one mighty celebration on country, that’s for sure.”
The festival brings together First Nation cultures from around Australia and the world, to share the uniquely Frontier landscapes of the Lower Gulf.
The 2018 Festival music program will be headlined by legendary Indigenous Australian performer Archie Roach, who will be joined by Australian and International artists including Yothu Yindi Treaty Project, Yirrmal, Shellie Morris,Jon Stevens, Graeme Connors, Micki Free (USA) and Katchafire (NZ) among others.