Artist Applications

The 2020 Cairns Festival will run from Friday 28 August - Sunday 6 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 2020 Cairns Festival are now OPEN!!

Applications Close 5pm on Monday 2nd March 2020


Artist Call Out

* Fields are compulsory, other fields are optional.

Contact Details

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Performance Information

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