The Opening Ceremony will feature a welcome by country followed by the Indigenous Dance Performance by Nunukul Yuggera and later the Cigany Weaver Quartet (Griffith Conservatorium), accompanied by a photo montage curated by the Visual Politics Strategic Research Program (University of Queensland).
Cigany Weaver Quartet
- Gelber, Katharine – Australian Local Organizing Committee Chair, Australia
- Palaszczuk,The Hon. Annastacia – Premier of Queensland
- Lachapelle, Guy – Secretary General, IPSA, Canada
- Turan, Ilter – President, IPSA Executive Committee (2016-2018), Turkey