Cairns Festival applications are being evaluated and applicants will be notified by 15 May 2013.
The applications for performers at the Festival have now closed. Successful applicants will be notified in due course.
"Celebrating Paradise" will be the theme of Cairns Festival 2013, which will shine a spotlight on the many and varied talents that the region has to offer.
Stallholder applications for this year's Carnival on Collins open on 1 May 2013.
Cairns Festival 2013 website and events coming soon ... watch this space!
Schools are being urged to put their civic pride on show at this year's Cairns Festival Grand Parade, where a brand new prize category will offer a $2000 incentive.
Entries open next week in Cairns' biggest community event of the year – the Cairns Festival grand parade.