Applications are now open for Festivals Australia funding for upcoming projects due to commence from February 2022. An additional $2.4 million has been made available for activities related to festivals or community/cultural celebrations in regional and remote parts of Australia as part of the Regional Arts Tourism package. The aim is to give community members living in regional or remote Australia the chance to participate in or attend an arts experience at a festival, or a significant one-off community celebration. Festivals Australia funds high-quality arts and cultural heritage projects that invite community participation and audience engagement. Projects can include but are not limited to a parade, performance, workshop, installation or exhibition Applications are encouraged from quality projects which will increase tourism and attract visitors to regional and remote areas. Applications as part of round 13 will close on September 29, 2021. Find out more.