The Gold Coast’s beaches, parks, gardens and even abandoned buildings have been transformed to make way for Bleach* Festival 2020.
The City’s annual cultural festival is on until Sunday 22 November, with an array of experiences to enjoy from some of the Gold Coast’s most talented artists.
“There’s 11 days of arts and culture, with something for everyone and the best part is majority of it is free,” said Mayor Tom Tate.
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This year’s festival features over 200 performances and 34 events, with a number of Indigenous artists set to showcase their works.
Yugambeh Song Woman Candace Kruger said she was thrilled to share Morning Star, Evening Star – a Yugambeh Yarrabil Gaureima song and story – with Gold Coasters at the Burleigh hub.
“We are on country, on jagun right here in this space so there are so many opportunities for indigenous people to perform in these amazing sand circle spaces and on stage underneath the beautiful weaving circles as well,” she said.
“If you missed our performance on the first day, you can come and see us on the last day of the festival.”
Artistic Director Rosie Dennis told myGC while the festival kicked off last week, there is still plenty of must-see experiences to enjoy.
“There are lots of highlights in the second week. Chez Nous on Chevron will be going off – our transformation of a row of suburban houses into our very cool, hip and happening cultural arts precinct up there for the festival will be in full swing,” she said.
Ms Dennis said Sounds Like Spring at the Botanic Gardens on Sunday is an event not to be missed.
“Tickets are almost exhausted for that but it is a big capacity with over 1000 people, so there are still a few left.”
Bleach Festival is on until Sunday 22 November, with free and ticketed events across Burleigh Heads, Chevron Island and Botanic Gardens. Find out more and book now at bleachfestival.com.au/