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CHINESE CULTURE & HERITAGE

Cairns & District Chinese Association Inc (CADCAI) collates, curates and shares knowledge of the cultural and  historic contributions of    Chinese Australians of north Queensland.


Today CADCAI is a culturally diverse organisation that offers visitors and locals both historical and contemporary perspectives of Australian Chinese culture through regular activities, exhibtions, festivals, events and workshops.


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Two Worlds Exhibtion

Two Worlds Exhibtion

This collaborative community exhibition features family photographs, objects and stories from Chinese Australians growing up in Cairns from World War to the 1960s.  If you didnt get to see it during Chinese New Year,  good news is that it is on display at Cairns...

Connecting Ancient Cultures

Connecting Ancient Cultures

A highlight of this year's 2020 Year of the Rat Festival was Connecting Ancient Cultures, a collaborative orignal dance performance by CADCAI's senior lion troupe and our local Minjal Indigenous Dancers. The performance celebrated the unique links forged between...

Gongxi facai

Gongxi facai

  Gongxi facai! Happy Year of the Rat 2020!  Celebrations in Cairns kicked off with a bang with dragon and lion dancing and fireworks at the Lagoon on the eve of the New Lunar Year on 24 February.  This week, our Pioneers of Cairns Exhibition will be  on display...

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