CADCAI (Cairns & District Chinese Association Inc) is an active community-based arts and heritage organisation dedicated to promoting Chinese culture in Cairns and north Queensland. Established in 1978, CADCAI has operated as an incorporated not-for-profit organisation since 1986, and is overseen by a management committee.
Our mission is to share and celebrate and protect the region's Chinese culture and heritage, enriching the cultural, social and economic diversity of our local community.
PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES:
Chinese New Year festival - Contact Nathan: Tel 40510288
Performing Arts: traditional Chinese and lion dance - Contact Chan: 0409 632 820 for bookings, Richard 40335996
Dragon Dance - Contact Yvette: Tel 40563 681
History projects: Preservation and management of the Cairns Lit Sung Goong Temple and other collections - Contact Mary: Tel 4032 3364
Chinese language classes - Contact Janie: 0413470779
Community radio - weekly Cantonese and Mandarin program - Contact Chee Loh Tel 4045 1651
Information about upcoming events, activities and contacts details of CADCAI are found on this site.
President :Ken Wong Vice president: Lai Chu Chan Treasurer: Janie Edwards Committee Members: Judy Cho, Ming Hampton, Bill Ng, Henry Wah Day, Nathan Lee Long, Mary Low, Rita Laosirichon, Michael Aw, Bud and Arleen Lee Long, Alex Ung, Richard Lee Long