Linda Dessau AM appointed Melbourne Festival President
The Honourable Linda Dessau AM was today appointed President of the Melbourne Festival Board, replacing retiring President Carrillo Gantner AO.
Linda Dessau is a retired federal judge, and a me...
Carrillo Gantner AO steps down as Melbourne Festival president
After four years as President of Melbourne Festival’s Board of Directors, Carrillo Gantner AO is stepping down from the role to retire. Carrillo’s retirement completes an extraordina...
Local artists join forces for award winning tram
The people have spoken with Melbourne artist collective Joining Forces taking out the 2013 Melbourne Art Trams People’s Choice Award.
Announcing the winning design for the $5,000 award today,...
2013 Melbourne Festival a thrilling journey
2013 Melbourne Festival a thrilling journey shared with over 1000 local and international artists amid rafts of standing ovations, record box office and a chance to participate.
As the 2013 Melbourne...
Over 25 Events Left To See In Melbourne Festival’s Closing Weekend
From a night of psychedelic pandemonium to a grand performance-art club happening, the Foxtel Festival Hub lays on a feast of epic proportions to close 2013 Melbourne Festival
The final Saturday nigh...
Melbourne Festival Opens With A Moving Celebration At Fed Square
Over 2000 city revelers poured into Fed Square last night for a colossal celebration marking the start of the Melbourne Festival.
Led by Elders of the five Kulin Nations, and 20 of their young dancer...
TANDERRUM and Creation free event in Fed Sq 6pm tonight!
World Premiere ILBIJERRI Theatre Company (Australia)
“ILBIJERRI exudes a defiant sense of honesty and a clear determination to create change through story.” Broadsheet Melbou...
First Melbourne Art Tram hits the tracks
Premier Denis Napthine took part in a moving arts experience today with the launch of the first Melbourne Art Tram.
Celebrating the first of the eight trams hitting the tracks today, Dr Napthine sa...
Foxtel Festival Hub reinvented and new acts announced
A brand new design, structure and precinct revealed for the 2013 Foxtel Festival Hub along with a host of names added to the line-up.
After last year’s resounding debut, Melbourne Festival is...
Sarah Blasko announced as special guest for Gurrumul
Sarah Blasko announced as special guest for Gurrumul - His Life and MusicMelbourne Festival, Sidney Myer Music Bowl – Saturday 11 October
The Annual China Southern Airlines Concert in the Sidne...
2013 Melbourne Festival Highlights
A Tribute to John Landis, a Kids Weekend, 19 World Premieres, Gurrumul at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Hofesh Shechter, Clannad, a free Opening Night Concert and more.
Melbourne Festival Creative Dire...