It’s Fri-YAY, so why not kick start your weekend at one of the many cultural events happening around the city for the Games!
Festival 2018 and Bleach* Festival have a stack of epic performances and activations worth checking out today, and the majority of them are free.
Here is a list of some of the not-to-be-missed events on the GC today:
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Yes, We Dance
What: Lose yourself in this humorous, revealing, uplifting and ecstatic dancing party as your neighbour, bricklayer, barista and local school teacher become dancing greats.
When: Friday 13 – Sunday 15 April 2018 at 6pm-7pm
Where: Roundabout Stage, Broadbeach
More Info: gc2018.com/event/yes-we-dance-everybody-now-aus
What: Celebrate the Commonwealth’s diverse spiritual traditions at a major concert event led by world-music legend Susheela Raman alongside artists from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Music, film and performance will also feature in a night devoted to creating connections.
When: Friday 13 April from 7pm-11:35pm
Where: Main Stage, Surfers Paradise
More Info: gc2018.com/event/ecstatic
What: A cultural celebration of local, traditional dance, singing, food, art, native flora and more at NightQuarter.
When: Friday 13 April, from 4pm-9pm
Where: NightQuarter, Helensvale
Cost: $3 entry fee
More Info: gc2018.com/event/culture-strong-nightquarter-festival-aus
What: This is a whole new level of silent disco – complete with a dazzling dance playlist, hilarious commentary from the Guru, flash mobbing, interpretative dancing around local landmarks.
When: Friday 13 — Sat 14 Apr 2018, at 1-2pm and 3-4pm
Where: Chinatown, Southport
More Info: gc2018.com/event/silent-disco-guru-dudu-productions-aus-1
Bullhorn, Tijuana Cartel and Cheap Fakes
What: See some incredible music acts perform live in Broadbeach
When: Friday 13 April, from 7:00pm
Where: Queensland Music Stage, Kurrawa Park
More Info: gc2018.com/event/bullhorn-tijuana-cartel-and-cheap-fakes