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Record audiences for 2019 Tarnanthi Festival – up 40%

Tarnanthi: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art closed on Monday 27 January. The 2019 festival, which launched on 17 October and ran for more than 100 days, attracted a record-breaking 561,927 people across the state to exhibitions as part of the festival – a 40% increase in attendances from the 2017 festival.

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