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Enjoy a Celebration of the Arts at the Melbourne Festival 2014

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October 8 Melbourne Festival

Since its debut in 1986, the Melbourne Festival has transformed the city into a bustling hub of culture and creative talent, showcasing some of the finest music, theatre and art in Australia today. In keeping with that grand tradition, this year’s festival – running from 10 to 26 October – promises to be just as special. If you’re travelling to Melbourne this October, it’s impossible to miss the festival fun....

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Experience the Singapore International Festival of Arts

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September 19 Singapore International Festival of Arts

After a year-long hiatus, the prestigious Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) has returned with an edgy new programme that will enchant audiences of all ages. Exploring the theme of “legacy”, the 2014 SIFA will focus on the artistic, social, political and scientific legacies of the 20th century – as well as the unique stories of everyday life that form our personal histories. With 12 diverse productions over the course...

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An Essential Guide to Sydney’s Art & About Festival 2014

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September 16 Sydney Harbour City View

As spring dawns on Sydney, the city prepares to welcome an influx of artists and performers for the 13th annual Art & About Sydney festival, taking place across the city between 19 September and 12 October. This is a cultural event with a guerrilla twist, as creative minds invade the streets to transform every road, alleyway and plaza into a potential canvas for expression. It’s all focused around this year’s...

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A Tour of Singapore’s Chinatown

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September 5 Singapore Chinatown and skyline

Chinatown, Singapore’s largest historic district, is one of the most popular areas among visitors to the city, thanks to its lively atmosphere, history and abundance of eateries and market stalls, serving up the very best of oriental cuisine. Relive the history of Singapore’s Chinese clans and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the city with our walking guide to the Chinatown district – ideally located in the heart...

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The Best of the Melbourne International Film Festival

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August 15 Federation Square in Melbourne at night

The city of Melbourne is set to roll out the red carpet for the Melbourne International Film Festival when it commences later this month. This 18-day celebration covers every aspect of filmmaking – from premiers to master classes, workshops and talks. There are hundreds of events taking place to capture your imagination over the course of the festival. Image by Dean Walliss Established in 1952, the Melbourne International Film Festival...

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