Indigenous performing arts to feature at CINARS

15 November 2002, Australia

The Australia Council has announced that it will focus on Indigenous arts product for the tenth Canadian performing arts trade show, CINARS (Commerce International des arts de la scene), at the invitation of organisers. Scheduled for Montreal, November 19-23, CINARS will provide the opportunity for the council to promote export-ready Indigenous performing arts companies and artists. The offerings will also feature a live showcase by Indigenous performer Mark Atkins, a master of the didgeridoo and a skilled storyteller, songwriter, drummer and visual artist. CINARS is expected to attract more than 1,000 performing arts presenters and producers from some 45 countries.