Melbourne promises a thrilling February 2017 to both residents and visitors. Many exciting events are lined up throughout the month. Consider the following 5 most interesting events in Melbourne in February 2017:
This event starting on Friday night (10th February) offers a vast mix of musical styles as well as busker and talent competitions. The festival, which kicks off at the Whittlesea Bowls Club, features a Saturday street party culminating in a twilight concert with an impressive display of fireworks – of, course depending on the weather. The concert provides good quality entertainment for the entire family. Food should not be a big worry; there will be many stalls selling delicious food and drinks to fill your stomach and quench your thirst. Arts, crafts and other unique memorabilia will be plenty from stalls that will be selling these artifacts. The good thing about this fun festival is that it's absolutely free.
2.White Night Melbourne
This is one of Australia's most celebrated cultural events. Running from 7pm 18th February to 7am 19th February, this is an all-night cultural event that brings a mixture of ticketed and free entertainment. It will include spectacular illumination, visual arts, theatre, music, film, speed dining experiences, design and performances.
The event presents a rare opportunity where Melbourne's creative institutions, including the National Gallery of Victoria, the Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Museum and the State library of Victoria will open their doors throughout the night offering programming and special events. This event is suitable for all ages, meaning you can bring your entire family along; at least those who are old enough to spend the night out without reminding you they need to sleep.
3. Lankan Fest 2017
If you want a festival that will give you and your loved ones the taste, touch, smell and sights of exotic Sri Lankan culture, this is it. Simply celebrate the rich heritage and culture of Sri Lanka in this festival on 26th February this year. Te event hosts over 40 different stalls selling a diverse range of Sri Lankan tea, food, crafts, arts, tourism and other products. You will be thoroughly entertained with live Sri Lankan music and, of course, you will sample Sri Lankan song and dance celebrating the diverse ethnic groups of Sri Lanka.
4. 2017 Transitions Film Festival
Movie enthusiasts are not left behind in Melbourne's calendar of exciting events in February. Fans are not just going to be entertained with the usual blockbuster movies. This time round, the Transitions Film festival is making its way back to this city, with yet another line up of enthralling, cutting edge documentaries. These will be covering existential challenges that are facing humanity, the new technologies that are changing the way things are done, and creative visions that are giving a new meaning to what it implies to be human.
Learn about the positive stories around the successful solutions to society's most disturbing challenges. The festival will showcase the change makers and local heroes who are achieving amazing feats that are building a better world.Featuring a line-up of inspirational guest speakers, this festival is suited for all ages and takes place from February 16th to March 3rd at Cinema Nova.
5. Cirque de Soleil – Kooza
February 2017 offers you a unique opportunity to experience the fundamental and intimate human elements of circus. The world renowned Kooza by Cirque du Soleil will perform hair splitting circus and acrobatics. Get to follow The Innocent in his journey of self-discovery through eccentric thrills and out-of-the norm surprises. Join the over 7milion people around the globe who have enjoyed the wonder, magic and the hard-to-believe feats of Kooza. The event runs throughout the month of February on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Be ready to pay an entry fee of $60. The event is open to everyone.
With these 5 most interesting events in Melbourne in February 2017, residents and visitors should brace for a fun-filled February 2017.