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SPECIAL EVENT : Smoking Ceremony for the beautiful new Acknowledgment of Country Sign

16/05/2023 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm AEST

We would like to invite you to the smoking ceremony of the beautiful Acknowledgment of Country sign painted by Mooloolah Kabi Kabi (Cubbi Cubbi/ Gubbi Gubbi) Elder Traditional Owner Aunty Bridgette Chilli Davis, commissioned by Chenrezig Institute to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians, whose lands and waters we all now share.

There will be a guided tour of our main hall (Gompa) and the Garden of Enlightenment.

The event will be held at 10am to 12pm Tuesday 16 May 2023, starting with the Smoking Ceremony at the start of the steps from the main car park followed by formal proceedings in at the Gompa.

Big Love Cafe will be serving a free vegetarian MoMo (Tibetan Dumplings) lunch

followed at 2.00 pm with Traditional Owner Knowledge Sharing at the Gompa.

We have invited the CEO of Visit Sunshine Coast, Mr Matt Stoeckel, the Mayor of the Sunshine Coast, Mr Mark Jamieson, the Councillor for Eudlo, Mr Winston Johnston, the Federal Member of Parliament, Mr Andrew Wallace, our State Member of Parliament, Mr Andrew Powell and the QLD Minister for Tourism, Mr Stirling Hinchcliffe, to join us on this special occasion.

There will be press coverage on the day.

Dress code is Formal/ Smart Casual.

How to attend:

All are welcome, no registration is required.


10:00 am - 3:00 pm AEST
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Chenrezig Institute
33 Johnsons Rd
Eudlo, QLD 4554 Australia
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