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Free Light in Winter Festival 2014 at Federation Square

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Warm up with The Light in Winter
The Light in winter festival 2014 melbourne
Federation Square's annual winter program, The Light in Winter, celebrates art, music, and performance, with participation from over 20 of Melbourne's multicultural communities.

Local and international artists collaborate for the eighth year of celebrations in Melbourne, again under the direction of arts luminary Robyn Archer. Free events, exhibitions, public art, and various rich cultural traditions of the winter solstice celebration will warm up Melbourne at Federation Square from June 1 to 22, 2014.

The Light in winter festival 2014 melbourne

Acclaimed UK designer Asif Khan will bring the world premiere of the interactive light installation Radiant Lines. If his Olympic debuts (London 2012, and Sochi 2014) were any indication, anticipate greatness, Melbourne. Khan's "MegaFaces" at Sochi was a ground breaking digital "pinhead" board, digitally scanning visitors' faces in a photo booth and displaying them at 3500%, 3 faces at a time, on an 8 metre high 3D display board.
The Light in winter festival 2014 melbourne

A collaborative puppet theatre project by Papermoon (Indonesia) and Cake Industries (Australia) is supported by City of Melbourne.

In past years, festival highlights have included free workshops and various free public lectures from guest artists and local and international representatives. The full program of events will be available in May.

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Why? To embrace winter and celebrate the rich cultures of Melbourne
When: June 1 - 22, 2014; from dusk
Phone: P: 9655 1900 / E:
Where: Federation Square
Cost: FREE
Your Comment
Dayna,You are amazing,your articles are the best,i love that they are Family oriented and Interesting,
I am always looking forward to seeing what you have coming next ..
Kat +6 ....
by sbure (score: 1|34) 2002 days ago
I actually just got back from YVCI. Unbelievable amount of people there!

I checked out your facebook page, it's fantastic. You must never sleep. Unfortunately I don't have a facebook page to contact you through that :(

Hope your having a great long weekend.
by Lorraine A (score: 3|1599) 1984 days ago
Hi Dayna,
Congrats on winning the YVCI comp. I just got an email from them and noticed your name as the winner on last months comp. Such a small world :)
by Lorraine A (score: 3|1599) 1985 days ago
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