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Caloundra Fringe Festival 2015

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by Alice Ribosa (subscribe)
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The Caloundra Fringe Festival is shaping up to be an awesome outdoor extravaganza. Join in the fun with a myriad of events during the September school holidays! Fancy a night of comedy under the stars? Or perhaps you'd prefer to watch a twilight seaside movie with the family whilst enjoying a picnic? Interact with the LIVE artscape crew in Lions Park, or check out the crazy yarn bombing. Budding young chefs can make pizzas or get creative with mosaics. Upcycle some old items into new treasures or recycle used coffee grounds into beauty products. Reflect on cultural stories expressed through dance, and be entertained by the delightful melodies of street buskers in the 'Bulcock Busking Festival'.

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Good times ahead.


During 25-27 September, Caloundra Primary School presents 'Fiesta on Kings' at Lions Park packed with market stalls, food, rides, music, raffles, and activities for the whole family. Amazing fireworks will transform the sky on Friday 25th September at 8pm. Childrens' rides will be available on Friday 25th September between 2pm - 8pm and Saturday 26th noon -8pm. These include Wave surfboard, Rockwall, Teacups, Frog Hopper, Party Time Castle and a Dunk Tank. Plenty of party food will be on offer including homemade cakes. Kids' seaside movies will start at 6pm on each of the three nights: Friday night is 'Home', Saturday night is 'Iron Man' and Sunday night is 'The Lorax'.

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Popular family movies will be screening.


This year, 'Live Artscape' features the artistic talents of Awkward Chat, Conrad Square, Eltsyrk, Godai, Shelley Murfitt and David Wood painting live over two days (Sept 25 and 26 at noon - 6pm) in Lions Park at Kings Beach. Each artist will transform discarded inanimate objects (3 decommissioned bus stops, old doors from the tip, a shipping container, and discarded surfboards).

Join in the cultural rhythms at the 'Festuri Multicultural Festival' on September 27 at noon-8pm at Lions Park, Kings Beach, showcasing traditional and contemporary performance, workshops, music and dance from around the world.

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Explore different cultures.


Sustainable Partnerships Australia presents 'Regeneration' on September 27 at noon - 6pm. Learn how to turn waste into something useful and environmentally friendly. One of their workshops will show participants how to convert used coffee grounds into soil filler and body scrubs.

To find out exactly what is on each day of the Festival go to caloundrafringefestival.com.au and then click on the individual day. Entry is free but some events are not.
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Why? To experience 11 days of festival fun.
When: Various times throughout the 11 days.
Phone: (07) 5475 7272
Where: Various venues in Caloundra.
Cost: Free (but some events attract a fee).
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