State Government Victoria

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12 January - 2 February 2014


Melbourne's annual gay and lesbian arts and cultural festival presents queer art and culture through visual arts, theatre, spoken word, cabaret, film, live music, sport, social and political forums and debates.

1 - 9 February 2014

St Kilda Festival

An outdoor community street festival along St Kilda’s foreshore, presenting free live music, extreme sports, dance and children’s activities in a carnival-like atmosphere. The festival also includes exhibitions and performances in St Kilda's galleries and performance spaces.

8 - 9 February 2014

Antipodes Festival

The Lonsdale Street Glendi is essentially one big street party for all ages. Lonsdale Street traders extend onto the street, selling Greek food and sweets, and the Tastes Of the Aegean trade marquee – where all things Greek and edible will be celebrated giving the opportunity to taste and buy some Greek deli favourites.

8 - 23 February 2014

Sustainable Living Festival

Discover the best and brightest sustainability inspirations in a 16-day program which features 300 events across Victoria. The festival’s Big Weekend showcases sustainability in the heart of Melbourne with interactive workshops, talks, demonstrations, artworks, exhibits, films and live performances.

13 - 24 February

Digital Writers' Festival

The Digital Writers' Festival is going to round up several dozen of the world's best writers, readers, and publishing types for a series of live-streamed online discussions about the future of all things bookish.

14 - 16 February 2014

Bruthen Blues and Arts Festival

A community festival in south east Victoria that celebrates blues music, arts and entertainment. It includes street theatre, a blues competition, instrument workshops and activities for the whole family.

22 February 2014

Pako Festa

A free community festival showcasing Geelong's cultural diversity. The highlight of the day is the Pako Parade comprising a colourful stream of cultural and community floats, groups, entertainers and brass bands that flows through the one-kilometre festival precinct.

28 February - 2 March 2014

Apollo Bay Music Festival

Including jazz, rock, blues, folk, gospel and everything in between, this music festival set in the coastal town of Apollo Bay features both national and international artists. The festival also includes comedy, visual arts, street performance and kids' events.

28 February - 9 March 2014

Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival

The Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival is one of Australia's leading regional arts festivals. The festival offers a rich and vibrant program of visual and performing arts, workshops, theatre, Big Screen outdoor cinema, music, exhibitions, parades and comedy - all in a diverse range of venues that showcase the unique landscapes, natural beauty and rich heritage of the Mildura district.

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