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Thu 22 February 2024 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sun February 25, 2024

One event on Thu January 25, 2024 at 6:00 pm

The Chinese Zodiac – Celebrating 20 Years Cairns-Zhanjiang Sister Cities


Hayley Gillespie and the Zhanjiang Calligraphy Association.


The Chinese Zodiac exhibition celebrates twenty years of strong cultural ties, exchange and friendship between sister cities, Cairns and Zhanjiang.


Since the sister city friendship was established in 2004, Cairns and Zhanjiang have maintained a strong bond with trade missions, cultural exchanges and support for the Cairns Chinese New Year Festival, even during the pandemic period.


The exhibition will feature original artworks of the twelve animals of the Chinese Zodiac calendar from local Cairns artist, Ms Hayley Gillespie, and members of the Zhanjiang Calligraphy Association. The Chinese zodiac calendar features a twelve-year cycle for each animal and the New Year is  associated with a different zodiac animal.


The exhibition complements the 2024 Cairns Chinese New Year  celebrations.


Where: Tanks Arts Centre – Tank 4 Gallery


 EXHIBITION RUNS: Fri 19 Jan – Sun 25 Feb


  LAUNCH: 6pm, Thu 25 Jan –  All welcome to attend


Cost: Free entry


For more information visit the CADCAI website.


IMAGE: Wooden dragon, acrylic on canvas by Hayley Gillespie 2023.


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Thu 22 February 2024
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Tanks Arts Centre
46 Collins Avenue
Edge Hill, Queensland 4870 Australia
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