Miss First Nation: Grand Final & Closing Night Party

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11 May Free 5 hrs
Pulima Arts Festival YIRRAMBOI Weelam

Making its Melbourne debut, the world-famous Miss First Nation is a talent-based pageant for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander drag entertainers. Now in its third year, the competition has received huge accolades for its originality and authenticity and was documented in the multi-award-winning film Black Divaz. Only one queen will be crowned in the grand final spectacular at YIRRAMBOI’s Closing Night Party.

Joining us all the way from Taiwan as a special guest judge and performer is the very first Miss First Nation Taiwan, Rose Mary. Plus, rumour has it that there will be a huge surprise in store with an appearance from one of Australia’s biggest First Nations music acts! This will be a night of spectacular costumes and dazzling glamour.

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Join the fabulous contestants along their journey in the four-day-long competition to fight for the 2019 Miss First Nation crown:

Wed 8 May – Heat 1: Lip Sync Superstar
A night of big voices and big hair. Play Drag Wheel of Fortune with musical divas from pop history.

Thu 9 May – Departure Lounge Drag Queen Bingo
This ain’t your granny’s bingo. Legs 11 and prizes galore.

Fri 10 May – Heat 2: Best National Costume & Miss Talent
Queens display fabulous frocks from their culture and heritage, and share talent performances from singing, dancing, comedy, acrobatics and more. Anything can happen!

Sat 11 May – Miss First Nation 2019 Grand Final
The big one! Contestants show off their best drag in the grand final and live crowning at YIRRAMBOI’s Closing Night Party.


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