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Sister act: Deline and Naurita Briscoe from The Briscoe Sisters, performing at the CIAF Opening Party.

Art lovers from around Australia – and even some from across the world – will soon converge on Cairns for the fourth annual program of indigenous visual art, dance and music.

The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), Australia’s premier indigenous art fair, is a celebration of the beauty and diversity of Queensland indigenous art and culture.

This year’s opening night program includes the 30-member Lockhart River Kawandji-Wimpa Dancers from the Cape York community and a unique musical performance sung in traditional language from The Briscoe Sisters and Torres Strait Island Choir.

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