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The Dreaming Festival, Woodford (June)

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

When: December 27, 2012 to Jan 1, 2013 Where: Woodford, Queensland History The Aborigines believed that the world was created during the Dream time; thus, the Dreaming Festival, Woodford (June) is decidedly indigenous in context and form. The festival had its roots from the Maleny Folk Festival which was started in 1987. In 1994, when [...]

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Brisbane Festival (September)

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

When: Recently concluded last September 29, 2012; 2013 dates to be determined Where: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia History The Brisbane Festival (September) is fairly new compared to other Australian festivals such as Adelaide’s Festival of Arts and Sydney Festival. But like these cultural events, the Brisbane version was concocted in 1996 by the Queensland Government and [...]

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Melbourne International Arts Festival (October)

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

When: October 11 to 27, 2012 Where:Melbourne,Australia History The Melbourne International Arts Festival (October), locally shortened to Melbourne Festival, was first launched in 1986 as third act in a three-part-three-world act of Spoleto festival series under the direction of composer Gian Carlo Menotti. What started as a music festival eventually evolved to become an international [...]

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National Folk Festival, Canberra (April)

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

When: March 28 to April 1, 2013 Where:ExhibitionPark,Canberra,Australia History The National Folk Festival, Canberra (April) was not always held in Canberra, but was first launched in Melbourne in 1967 by the Victorian Folk Music Club, the Monash Traditional Music Society, and the Burwood Teachers Folk Club in collaboration with renowned artists Martin Wyndham Reed and [...]

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Revelation Perth International Film Festival (July)

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When:  July 4 to July 14, 2013 Where: Mt.Lawley,Perth,Australia History Revelation Perth International Film Festival (July) was launched in 1997 to provide an avenue for a large body of ‘indie’ or independent films in such genres as documentaries, short and experimental films. It was begun as a grassroots movement in the film industry and literally started [...]

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