Our World Art Fest 2018 Event in Graceville

Photo credit: Graceville Uniting Church/Facebook

On 7-9 September, Graceville Uniting Church and Milpera State High School will present Our World Art Fest 2018. The second annual major art exhibition by Milpera students is a three-day community event and programme of art and cultural activities.

One of Our World Art Fest 2018 highlights will be a showcase of local music talents through the “Calling Local Musos for Sounds of Our World” competition.  Performers with 1-5 musicians will perform acoustic music acts or performance with just basic sound requirements (bringing their own instrument).

Visitors will get to vote for their favourite act. The artist or band with the most votes will win $100 and one voter will win $50. There will be seven time-slots, with 10-15 minutes each, available for hourly performances.

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Photo credit: Graceville Uniting Church/Facebook

Our World Art Fest Featured Activities

  • Own the art, a silent auction with art bid starting at $25 per item.
  • “Sounds of Our World” opening concert on 7 September. This will be a public concert featuring local and indigenous talents. Key community representatives will be gracing the event as well.
  • “Sounds of Our World” Music Fest featuring local and indigenous talents performing in the church hourly. The winner stands to receive a $100 prize.
  • First Nation’s Indigenous Cultural activities. Fun activities of learning and experiencing for all ages, around the big tree on the corner of Oxley Rd and Verney Rd East. Activities include storytelling, music, dance, ochre painting.
  • Help Asylum Seekers Resource Centre with a gold coin donation on entry.
Photo credit: Graceville Uniting Church/Facebook
Photo credit: Graceville Uniting Church/Facebook

Graceville Uniting Church is a heritage listed Cathedral located on Oxley Rd, Graceville. Milpera State High School, on the hand, offers education to newly arrived migrants and refugees who need to develop their English language skills.

Our World Art Fest is a cultural experience celebrating diversity and fostering unity among members of the community through art and music.

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For information about this event, check out Graceville Uniting Church website, Facebook page, or call (07) 3379-6372.

215 Oxley Rd Graceville