News

Aboriginal group off to France

Luther Cora and Stephen Larcombe need your help to represent Australia.
Luther Cora and Stephen Larcombe need your help to represent Australia. John Gass

A TALENTED group of indigenous dancers hopes to travel to France next month for international indigenous dance festival Le Souffle du Reve.

The Tweed-based troupe has been dancing together for 14 years and will be the only troupe invited to represent Australia - as long as they can raise $4000 to get there.

Troupe leader and artist Stephen Larcombe said it was important for Australia to be represented.

"We're the only Australian group going so we need to be there to represent our country," Mr Larcombe said.

"Furniture design company Corporate Culture has made a donation of $3000 but we need another $4000 to afford it.

"We've been dancing together for almost 15 years and this will be the first time I've been overseas so we're really excited."

You can make a donation or buy some of Mr Larcombe's art to help get the troupe on the plane.

Visit goompiart.com for further details.

Topics:  aboriginal, festival, france, indigenous



Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Tweed house up for grabs

Mark Stapleton, Sharon Styman and Peter Ross from Invest Rent Property Management are offering the chance of a lifetime to one of their members.

Pot of gold for property investors.

‘Kingscliff salute’ angers business owners

Emily Wilson, Nathan Devin, Heather Stewardson and Di Human all work at Kingscliff and are fed up with the poor phone and internet coverage in the town.

Businesses losing thousands over poor internet and phone services.

Funding cuts unfairly hit region

Belinda Robinson.

Cuts "unfairly target" regional universities

Latest deals and offers

Perfect time to invest in Northern Rivers property

The Northern Rivers rental market is tighter than Sydney making it the perfect time for investors to get better returns out of property than superannuation or banks deposits.

Low interest rates and tight rental market are prime time to invest