‘Carnival of Joy’ visits Fraser Coast

THE travelling Carnival of Joy is on the Fraser Coast, with visits to Maryborough and Hervey Bay expected today (Sunday, 18 July 2021).

The giant kookaburra – joined by a giant cockatoo and koala – is back on the Fraser Coast. PHOTO: File.

The giant kookaburra, cockatoo and koala sculptures stopped over in Bauple yesterday as they make their way from Brisbane to Cairns.

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Artist Dr Farvardin Daliri OAM toured Queensland with the giant kookaburra last year to help uplift communities during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr Daliri has since added the cockatoo and koala sculptures to the lineup.

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The giant sculptures are fully mobile and towed by vehicles as they migrate across the Sunshine State.

The trio visited Childers today, but will continue their Fraser Coast stopover in Maryborough tomorrow.

Hervey Bay communities will be able to see the expanded Carnival of Joy on Sunday and again on Monday.

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Have you caught a glimpse of the sculptures on the Fraser Coast already?  

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