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The Dragon Herald

The Dragon Herald

The CADCAI newsletter has a new name and a new look. In this newest editon of the Dragon Herald you will find a message from President Mel Kingsley; read about the gift of medical equipment from the Cairns Chinese community, the celebration of Dragon Boat Festival -...

Remembering Andrew Leon 1840-1920

Remembering Andrew Leon 1840-1920

CADCAI is a proud supporter of the Hap Wah Project which recently erected a memorial headstone on the previously unmarked grave of Andrew Leon and Mary Leon at Cairns Cemetery. The unofficial unveiling of the headstone on 27 June 2020 celebrated the 100th anniversary...

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...

Year of Rat is just around the corner

Year of Rat is just around the corner

It's time to farewell the Pig and bring in the 2020 Year of the Rat; a time to reflect, to celebrate our blessings, our families and community life. Many volunteers are needed to put on our major annual event , the Chinese New Year Street Festival .  Its time to get...

CADCAI ON FM 89.1 Chinese Radio

CADCAI ON FM 89.1 Chinese Radio

  Want to find out more about CADCAI and our activities?   Tune in on Wednesday, 6 Nov from 8-10pm for the Cantonese program with Raymong Zhang and Thursday, 7 Nov from 8-10pm for the Mandarin program with Shichan Tang (Cici) GET INVOLVEDJOIN OUR EMAIL...

Meet the new CADCAI Committee

From left to right: Janie Edwards (committee), Paul Campbell (committee), Melanie Kingsley (President), Ann Kreger (Secretary), Lai Chu Chan (Vice-President), Richard Lee long (Committee), Michael Aw (Immediate Past President), Grace Ge (Treasurer). Absent: Mary Low...

October Newsletter

October Newsletter

In this edition we celebrate George Wah Day's 90th birthday and Julia Volkmar OAM award and news of the AGM/EGM. Download the October newsletter. GET INVOLVEDJOIN OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTEROR VIEW OTHER WAYS TO GET INVOLVEDCairns & District Chinese Association IncLike...

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