Friday 4/7

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Not going on the Eddy Finn Ukulele Mystery Cruise?

Why not join us at these festival events:

Hula dancing workshop

Tomoka and her hula dance group stunned last year’s festival audiences with her performance during the Community Concert Day. This year she will host a free hula dance workshop on the Esplanade.

Location: big white marquee next to the Lagoon on the Esplanade

Time: 1pm
all ages
free

 

Screening “Under the Boardwalk: A Ukulele Love Story”

Under the Boardwalk, A Ukulele Love Story is the story of how a small house party in an out of the way town in California grows into the biggest ukulele club in the world. It is also the story of how a small instrument makes a long journey from Portugal to Hawaii to the mainland, lands in people’s hearts, and creates a uniquely Hawaiian-American musical tradition that is currently experiencing a world wide revival.

Location:

Reef Hotel Casino Sportz Arena / Theatre (upstairs in the Casino, accessible via escalators or elevator)
The biggest LED screen in Queensland

Time: 3.30pm
Free entry
18+ only

Then, in the evening the Cairns Ukulele Festival is proud to present:

8pm Hilton Ballroom: Jazz Concert

Janet Seidel Trio
Abe Lagrimas Jr
Ryo Natoyama

 

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About cairnsukulelefestival

The Cairns Ukulele Festival is an annual festival held in Cairns, North Queensland Australia. The festival runs for several days and comprises a range of events, such astours of the region and concerts by ukulele royalty from around the globe. Venues are on the Great Barrier Reef, in tropical rainforest and have views over the Pacific Ocean. Core festival dates are 25-28 August 2016.

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