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Four Winds Launches Inaugural Youth Music Festival

James Crabb, Four Winds Artistic Director, has this week officially launched the inaugural Four Winds Youth Music Festival which runs from Friday 16 November to Sunday 18 November 2018. This new annual festival is a celebration of young people’s music-making and a culmination of the energetic, inspirational and creative programs that Four Winds offers to young people in the region throughout the year. Read more

[REC] Ya Shorts Youth Film Festival | Youth Films Competition Closing Soon

The [REC] Ya Shorts Youth Film Festival is fast approaching the deadline for young regional filmmakers aged 12-25 to submit their original short films by the 24th of September. Seize the opportunity to win from a prize pool worth over $40,000, including camera equipment from Black Magic Design, RODE Microphones and SAMYANG lenses, and experiences for further study from AFTRS and NIDA. Read more

Diversity, Community, Equality – It’s What Mullum Music Fest Does Best

Diversity. Community. Equality! That's the vibe that underpins Mullum Music Festival, the popular small town festival that’s on every music lovers’ bucket list. With headline acts like Nigerian Bombino, Guyana’s Mad Professor, Jah9 from Jamaica, and Osaka Monaurail from Japan bringing the music of the globe to the stage, the festival also brings local music to the globe with its third announcement celebrating the immense talent of the region. Read more

Student and Professional Wind Musicians Join Together on Stage

The Orange Regional Conservatorium (ORC) is proud to present our annual celebration of woodwind and brass music Howling Winds, featuring renowned Australian wind quintet The Chambermaids. The concert will be an inspiring mix of student performances, community ensembles and professional musicians. Read more

Byron Bay Guitar Festival Adds to 2018 Line Up

The Byron Bay Guitar Festival (BBGF) is returning on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2018 at the Byron Bay Brewery for its second year. The brand new local festival is impressing audience and industry alike with its two-day line up. Read more

Artstate Bathurst 2018 Unveils Festival Program

Today at the Australian Museum, Regional Arts NSW announced the program for Artstate Bathurst, a four-day event that will bring an expected 200 arts delegates to the city from 1st to 4th November 2018. Artstate is a four-year program presented by Regional Arts NSW which aims to shine a light on excellence in regional arts practice and to explore the exciting possibilities for arts and cultural development across the state. Read more

Bello Winter Music 2018 Wraps Up a Sell-Out Success

In its fourth outing, Bello Winter Music (12-15 July) was once again a sell-out success that saw thousands of patrons fill the halls, cafes, clubs and streets of the picturesque Mid North Coast town of Bellingen. Thirteen different venues within the town played host to a diverse line-up of more than 80 international, national and local musicians. Read more

Wendy Whiteley to Open Sculptures in the Garden 2018

Regional Australia’s premier sculpture exhibition, Sculptures in the Garden is excited to announce that Wendy Whiteley has been confirmed to open this year’s event. Whiteley, who is well known for her contribution to the Arts and her secret garden in Sydney’s Lavender Bay, will be involved in the two-day event for the first time. Read more

Gunnedah Shire Council | NAIDOC 2018

NAIDOC Week is nearly here, and Gunnedah has celebrations for the whole community to enjoy. From 9 July to 15 July there will be a range of activities sharing Aboriginal culture and honouring the rich heritage of the Gamilaroi people. Read more

South East NSW Hosts Australia's Newest Aboriginal Festival

In less than three months, on 22 September, South East NSW will host the newest Aboriginal festival in the nation – the inaugural Giiyong Festival, taking place at Jigamy, just north of Eden. Twofold Aboriginal Corporation, Eden Local Aboriginal Land Council and South East Arts are working together to present this one day multi-arts festival. Read more