Artist Applications

The 2019 Cairns Festival will run from Friday 23 August - Sunday 1 September.

Annually the Cairns Festival seeks to deliver a vibrant, progressive and collaborative arts and cultural festival featuring local and national talent and ideas. In particular the Cairns Festival program has a focus on presenting local, original content that provides new experiences for our audience.

If you are able to offer something fresh, new and original to our festival program please submit an application below or send an email to

Applications for the 2019 Cairns Festival have now closed.

Thanks to everyone who submitted an application.


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