A traditional meeting place for our Aboriginal ancestors, Stumers Creek will play centre stage for our Horizon festival finale gathering Dawn Awakening - a ceremonial celebration of the awakening of a new dawn; the traditional stories of our First Nations Peoples told through music, dance and spoken word.
Featuring Lyndon Davis and the Gubbi Gubbi Dance troupe, renowned Sunshine Coast cellist Louise King, Torres Strait Island performers Uncle Milton Walit and Alister Bartholemew, Coolum State School’s Junior Choir and the CoolHearts Community Choir.
Artistically Directed and produced by Angie Dunbavan of Red Chair, Coolum.
Dawn Awakening is a free finale celebration for Horizon 2016.
Please arrive at 5am for a 5.15am start and the event will run until 6.15am.
Delicious bushtucker muffins and billy-tea by Dale Chapman available for purchase and traditional food harvest baskets display by Rene Bahloo.
Coffee van onsite.
For your own comfort please BYO torch, chair/beach-mat. Parking is limited, so carpooling where possible is advised with overflow available in the Lions Park.
PLEASE NOTE: IF RAINING ON THE MORING OF DAWN AWAKENING, WE WILL RELOCATE TO THE COOLUM CIVIC CENTRE AND START AT 5:30am.
DAWN AWAKENING: Stumers Creek, Coolum Beach
5am to 6:15am
Sunday 11 September
Stumers Creek, Coolum
HORIZON festival of arts and culture
2-11 Sept 2016
06 Sep 2016 - Horizon finale to celebrate the dawning of a new day
01 Sep 2016 - Will Caloundra become COOLoundra?
31 Aug 2016 - USC student’s story filmed for major festival
29 Aug 2016 - Get set to Colour the Street in Nambour
26 Aug 2016 - Opening night celebrations to light up the heart of Caloundra
25 Aug 2016 - Last chance to secure tickets to the Kransky Sisters at Lake Kawana Community Centre
24 Aug 2016 - Lantern making fun at Caloundra Library
22 Aug 2016 - Immerse yourself in art, food, music and more at Horizon festival workshops
15 Aug 2016 - 220 events, 10 days, 12 locations – full Horizon festival program out now
08 Aug 2016 - The Kransky Sisters to wow audiences with Tunes from the Tube
Stumers Creek, Coolum Beach
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