Kiama Council Cultural Grants | Feb 2018

Congratulations to the successful applicants of the February 2018 round of Kiama Council’s Cultural Grants.

Illawarra Youth Arts Project (iYAP)
Rock of Ages                         $3,000.00

The Illawarra Youth Arts Project (iYAP) is staging a regional premiere of the Broadway smash rock musical ‘Rock of Ages’. To be held 12-15 July 2018 at The Pavilion Kiama. ‘Rock of Ages’ is built around classic rock songs from the 1980s, especially from the famous glam metal bands of that decade.

The Water Runners
Album recording and video clip.                                $3,000.00

The Water Runners are a local band that have become well known in the Kiama area and beyond for their unique, high energy brand of original music that incorporates elements of bluegrass, country and traditional folk and draws on local themes and stories. This project will help fund the creation of an album of original music that will include songs that highlight Kiama, its history and its people and a video clip that will help promote the music to a wider audience. The local element of these resources will engage and inform the local community in a positive way, enhancing community pride and well-being.

Mikey Freedom
Jones Beach Mural                                                          $3,000.00

A mural combining our nostalgic past and hopeful present to create a contemporary public artwork to adorn the exterior walls of the Jones/Boyds beach public toilet block, situated on North Kiama Drive, Kiama Downs

For more information about Kiama Councils Cultural Grants go to Councils website or contact Council’s Communtiy and Cultural Development Officer on 02 4232 0549 or email

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