Festivals & Events

The Melbourne International Film Festival, or MIFF for short, takes place every year in the funky city of Melbourne. Featuring hundreds of films from over 50 countries, the festival is the most popular of its kind in all of Australia. Lasting for 17 days in the Australian winter season, the MIFF draws in nearly 200,000 in attendance, and brings in […]

The Melbourne International Film Festival – Facts, Tickets & Getting ...

No matter what time of the year you catch a flight to Australia, there is probably a festival… or two… or five that you can plan into your itinerary. Winter in Australia is no different, meaning there are just as many happening around this festival-loving country then as there are in summer. Just to give you a taste of what’s […]

Winter Festivals in Australia – The Ultimate List

Every October Sydney comes alive with festivals. The below are some of the loved up major annual events. The dates listed here are for 2007, however, these weekends generally remain constant each year. Darling Harbour Fiesta Sept28-October 1st Mariachis, capoeiristas and flamenco… Darling Harbour is going light up and dance to the Latin beat. Featuring over 70 performances, the Harbour […]

Sydney, Hot Dates in October

Bono’s got nothin’ on this guy! Perth, Bendigo, Geelong, Melbourne, Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Sydney, Canberra, and NZ! Do you need a bit of inspiration? You are in luck! The Dalai Lama is touring Australia! Love that picture! The days are counting down to the arrival in Australia and in Melbourne of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama […]

Australia Hosts the Dalai Lama

The Easter Celebrations in Lightning Ridge are one of the must do outrageous country town festivals. Right up there with the Parkes Elvis Festival, Lightning Ridge has made a name for itself with their annual Great Goat Race! Accomodation– Motels book out a year in advance- so start calling now! If you don’t mind camping or staying a bit out […]

Lightning Ridge, Easter Celebration Tips #3 Food and Accomodation

Sunday and Sunset @ Subi Concert Series Perth is proud to present a series of free concerts for the community throughout the year. The Sunday @ Subi series runs through the winter months on Sunday afternoons and features a range of performers, styles and entertainment, all in the newly refurbished Subiaco Arts Centre at 180 Hamersley Road, Subiaco. During the […]

What’s on Perth, Sunday Concerts

G’day Folks! I’ve had a request for information from other cities outside of Sydney… What! Is there really life outside of Sydney!…He He just kidding. Check out some of these amazing events in Australia’s other city… Melbourne. What’s on Melbourne. City Search Come out and help turn your liver…err I mean the beer green! St Pats The Wicked Food and […]

What’s on Melbourne

The Tamworth Country Music festival made it into the list of Top 100 Australian things to Do/See published in several travel magazines. When a girlfriend suggested we go- I was tentative but agreeable. I am not a massive country music fanatic, but do enjoy a good music festival. We left Sydney a little nervous since we found it really difficult […]

Tamworth Country Music Festival, Helpful Hints and Festival Review