Djarragun College Aboriginal dancers at Townsville Festival (1)

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Description Aboriginal students from Djarragun College, an indigenous school near Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia, perform traditional dances during the Townsville Cultural Fest. They enter the main stage with a sweeping dance, followed by a fast "Worrama" dance. The next dance is the "Cassowary Dance" about the large flightless bird from this region; then the "Mosquito dance" about trying to keep mosquitoes away while hunting in the mangroves, followed by the fast "Three Beat" Shake-a-leg dance. After that they move off the stage.

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