....I acknowledge the traditional owners of country in which I reside and pay respect to them and to their elders. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this country and recognise their connection to land, wind, water, and community.

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We acknowledge being on the country of the Gimuy, Walaburra, Yidinji, and Yirriganydji peoples, and pay respects to them, their culture and Elders.

UMI Arts are so proud to welcome you to the 16th annual Big Talk One Fire Festival, this year expanded to include more learning, sharing, and interactive cultural experiences! Big Talk One Fire is a celebration of the vibrant First Nations cultures that have been surviving and thriving for thousands of years in this beautiful and varied landscape we call Far North Queensland. 

Come and join us around the fire

Big Talk One Fire Festival was made possible with support from our valued Event Sponsors:

UMI Arts also thanks our valued Funding Partners:

And our always appreciated supporters and suppliers:

BTOF 2023 website and print materials designed by RKP Creative