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What's on in Tasmania.
Tap into the good times and creative energy of Tasmania at these special events that celebrate art, passion and life.
Mona Foma - Mona’s Festival of Music and Art - comes double strength in January. The festival is staged on consecutive weekends in Launceston and Hobart each January.
"Mona Foma thrives on reinvention and we are compelled to do that big time in January 2021 - great Tasmanian artists, unusual venues, and an irrepressible creativity." Brian Ritchie, Mona Foma curator
Ten Days on the Island
In its 20th year, the biennial Ten Days on the Island arts festival is a 10-day adventure staged over three weekends in three regional centres. 5-21 March 2021.
At the East Coast Harvest Odyssey, join the feasting and grape stomping, the live music and storytelling at this autumn harvest festival at the old riverside Gala Mill in the village of Cranbrook. A highlight is the Native Bounty Feast. 26-28 March 2021.
Mark 15-17 October 2021 in the calendar for The Unconformity, the cultural festival that has drawn international attention to the remote west-coast town of Queenstown. “We commission and create a whole set of new works, which means that every festival is distinct and unique,” says festival director Travis Tiddy. “Queenstown requires you to get out of your normal environment and drop any veneer – conventional ways of seeing things and doing things don’t apply here.”
It was BOFA on the sofa in 2020, as the Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival marked its 10th anniversary with an exclusively online festival. Plans are underway for a 2021 festival from 20 April to 30 May that spans events in Launceston, Hobart and online.
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