Festivals

2018 Human Rights Arts & Film Festival

Shining a light on Indigenous rights, gender equality, conflict, people movement, rehabilitation and retribution, and the environment

New Orleans: A Mardi Gras state of mind

New Orleans has been partying non-stop since 1718, with the city’s Tricentennial celebrations sure to take NOLA to new heights

The rule of three geckoes

Award-winning author Jock Serong travels to Bali’s renowned Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

Canberra Enlighten Festival 2018

From 2-18 March, the nation’s capital will shine bright as it celebrates culture and creativity with a series of special events

Philippines Festivals 2018

An essential part of the Philippines’ vibrant culture, is the colourful local festivals that take place throughout the year

Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival

The Philippines’ music festival with a tropical twist will take place 23 – 25 March in beautiful Puerto Galera

Comedy Festival Cruise of the British Isles

Comedy Festival Cruise of the British Isles

Ian McFadyen will host the cruise, shocasing the landscapes of the British Isles whilst also visiting the Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Festival

AYANI celebrates NYEPI in Bali

Taking place 17 March, Nyepi is an important Balinese day where everything in Bali stops for 24 hours to participate in an island-wide purification ceremony

Emergence Creative Festival in Margaret River

Now in its sixth year, the one-of-a-kind festival will run again this year in the Margaret River Region from 21 – 24 March

A pearler in Broome

A beautiful time to be in Broome is during the annual Shinju Matsuri festival which rekindles the excitement and romance of the town’s early days

White Night 2018, VIC

Bask in the glow of art installations, exhibitions, music, and more when the all-night creative celebration White Night returns to Melbourne and Ballarat

Wellington's Waka Odyssey

NZ’s Wellington Harbour will be the place to be this February when the New Zealand Festival kicks off with a splash