There are three major film festivals in Australia. These are;
>Adelaide Film Festival,
>Sydney Film Festival,
>Tropfest Short Film Festivals.
Sydney Mardi Gras is an LGBTI honored march and festival held every year since 1979 in Sydney. Moreover, it is among the biggest festivals in the world in its kind. It is also one of Australia’s top tourist attractions.
In Australia, there are many festivals for the local people of the country to cultivate Aboriginal cultures. These are the Spirit Festival in Adelaide (February), the Indigenous Arts Festival in Melbourne (February), and the Homeground in Sydney (April).
The Australian Open Tennis Tournament, the country’s most important sporting event, is the first of four world Grand Slam tennis tournaments in Melbourne Park in January each year. The tournament, first held in 1905, is chronologically held before other Grand Slam tournaments, Wimbledon, Roland Garros and the US Open. Australian Open is the second highest tennis tournament after the US Open.
Festivals in Melbourne
Melbourne, one of Australia’s most vibrant cities, hosts various events and festivals at different times of the year. During these festivals the city is lively and colorful.
Melbourne Food and Wine Festival: This festival is Melbourne’s most popular and most delicious event. The festival starts at the end of February every year and lasts for 2 weeks. The chefs from all over Australia are tasting each other with tasty recipes, feasting on both their palates and their eyes.
Melbourne International Film Festival: The Melbourne Film Festival, which dates back to 1952 and is one of the oldest film festivals in the world, is showing various films every year. Guests from all over the world are giving lectures about successful cinemas and successful business owners. The Melbourne Film Festival is in September.
Australian Open Water Tournament: The most recognizable and comprehensive of these tournaments are in Melbourne every March.
Brunswick Music Festival: Music lovers enjoy the festival, which takes place every March.
Festivals in Canberra
Art, Not Apart Festival: Art, Not Apart is an Australian contemporary art festival in Canberra and allows artists to exhibit their works and connect with the community.
Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival: It is a festival where many brewers and apple winemakers participate.
Enlighten (March): Enlighten Canberra is an open-air arts and culture festival featuring lighting and projections in Canberra, Australia, performances of local and interstate musicians, food and film events.
Canberra Balloon Spectacular: Every March, about 50 hot air balloons flies over Canberra in a two-week festival from the front courtyard of the former Parliament Building.
National Folk Festival: The versatile National Folk Festival, the expression of “Folk-Life”, is the ultimate celebration of all peoples.
Groovin the Moo: Groovin the Moo is a music festival takes part in six regional centers throughout Australia. The festival is in the autumn, typically every May.
Canberra International Music Festival: The Canberra International Music Festival is one of Canberra’s most famous festivals.
Floriade: Floriade is Australia’s biggest spring celebration festival. A festival full of live music, horticultural shows and fun.
Canberra International Film Festival: It is an annual film festival. In addition to screening feature films and documentaries, there is a wide range of actors, producers, actors and artists involved in the film making process, as well as a series of additional activities such as Q & A sessions, workshops and panel discussions.