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Economic Impact – how it works

January 12th, 2015 by Christie Anthoney

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Economic impact $62.5m in 2013/14

November 14th, 2014 by Christie Anthoney

Economic impact figures combining the data of Adelaide’s ten major arts festivals highlight the continued magnitude of arts festivals to the South Australia’s economy. The study commissioned by Festivals Adelaide – the strategic collaboration of the city’s ten major Arts Festivals – revealed that in 2013/14, Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Fringe, WOMADelaide, Adelaide Film Festival & […]

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Wide Popular Support for Festivals

December 2nd, 2013 by Anna O'Conner

South Australians broadly recognise the significant value of our Arts Festivals, whether they go to festival events or not, according to a new study commissioned by Festivals Adelaide read more

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Christie Anthoney To Lead Festivals Adelaide

November 21st, 2013 by Anna O'Conner

The Board of the strategic partnership of Adelaide’s ten major arts festivals –  Festivals Adelaide – announced the appointment of Ms Christie Anthoney to the role of Executive Officer, following the retirement of Tory McBride after 18 months in the role…

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WOMADelaide

November 14th, 2013 by Anna O'Conner

Nigerian Afrobeat star Femi Kuti, Australian ARIA-winning singer Megan Washington, and Kiwi “seven-headed soul monster” Fat Freddy’s Drop are among the diverse line-up announced for the 2014 WOMADelaide. It will be the only Australian performance by Kuti, son of renowned Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. Femi played at the festival six years ago and is returning in 2014 […]

Adelaide Festival

October 30th, 2013 by Anna O'Conner

In a major coup for the Festival, international screen icon Isabella Rossellini will bring her one-woman show Green Porno to town…

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Adelaide Festival

October 30th, 2013 by Anna O'Conner

The full program for the Adelaide Festival has been revealed, with a huge line-up of music, theatre, dance and visual arts for audiences to immerse themselves in.  The Opening Night promises to be one hell of a party with the legendary Kid Creole & The Coconuts headlining this free event.  more

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Feast Festival

October 29th, 2013 by Anna O'Conner

Welcome to the Feast Festival 9 – 24 November 2013 and the many changes this Feast brings. We have our new home, the ANZ Feast Cluster in the Lion Arts Centre. This is where Feast first began and it is great to be back.  more

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Adelaide Film Festival

July 31st, 2013 by Anna O'Conner

Tracks, starring internationally acclaimed actress Mia Wasikowska and filmed in South Australia, will have its premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival Opening Night at the Adelaide Festival Theatre on October 10  read more

OzAsia Festival

June 27th, 2013 by Anna O'Conner

OzAsia Festival puts the spotlight on Malaysia and unveils UK/Malaysian Australian premiere. Attracting audiences across our multicultural community …