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Festival of the Winds 2018

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Do not miss out on this colourful sky-high festival
This September, the skies above the famous and iconic Bondi Beach will be coming alive with colours and wind-powered Australian and international kites in one massive 40th-year celebration of 'sky-high' activity.

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There will be non-stop entertainment for all ages to enjoy including workshops, children's activities, puppet shows, international food stalls, demonstrations, kite shows and displays, live performances, roaming performers and more.

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Highlights will include:

Main stage entertainment which will feature dance and music performances, Bondi Public School Choir, multicultural performances, and orchestra concert performances.

Workshops will feature plenty of creativity including creating your own masterpiece kite and craft making workshops which will be happening all day throughout the festival.

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Jumping castles, face painting and children's activities including games, art & craft, kids workshops/masterclasses and more.

Puppet shows and art shows.

An array of colourful displays of kites including cartoon characters, giant animals, flowers, fighter kites, box kites, delta kites, Australian & international kites and more.

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A massive lineup of international food stalls and food trucks to tantalise the taste buds.

Do not miss out on the amateur kite flying competitions!

Be sure to jot down the date in the calendar and enjoy a fun day out at Australia's largest kite flying festival, Festival of the Winds.

The festival will be the perfect family-friendly, visually exciting, fun-filled day for everyone to enjoy.

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Getting here:

The best way to get to the festival is public transport as large crowds are expected and street parking will be limited on weekends.

Buses run regularly from the city to Bondi Junction and Bondi Beach.

Limited parking will be available for a special flat day rate of $15 at Eastgate Carpark.

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Why? One of the biggest kite festivals!
When: 9 September 2018: 11am-4pm
Phone: (02) 9083 8400
Where: The Bondi Pavilion, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach
Cost: Free
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