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Mofo Sessions: Jason Whatley Quintet

Original tunes inspired by golden age jazz, early gospel and blues from some of Tassie's finest. This performance is part of the Mofo Sessions—an ongoing program of fabulous Sunday arvo gigs at Design Tasmania, and a drum roll to the northern relocation of Mofo, Mona's summer festival, in Launceston.

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National Boys Choir of Australia at Government House, Tasmania

Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, Governor of Tasmania, welcomes The National Boys Choir of Australia for a performance at Government House, Tasmania. Entry is free but bookings are essential via Trybooking.

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National Boys Choir of Australia at St Mary’s Cathedral

The National Boys Choir of Australia, perhaps recognised from the iconic Qantas I Still Call Australia Home commercials, will perform works by Lorenzo Perosi, César Franck and C.V. Stanford, Old American Songs - two suites by Aaron Copland and Choral Selections from Oliver. The Choir will also sing ‘that’ song and a selection of Australian folk songs. Students from St Virgil’s College will perform as our guests.

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National Boys Choir of Australia at Triabunna Community Hall

The National Boys Choir of Australia, perhaps recognised from the iconic Qantas I Still Call Australia Home commercials, will perform works by Lorenzo Perosi, César Franck and C.V. Stanford, Old American Songs - two suites by Aaron Copland and Choral Selections from Oliver. The Choir will also sing ‘that’ song and a selection of Australian folk songs. Tickets and bookings are available by phone: (03) 6256 4777

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National Boys Choir of Australia at Triabunna Community Hall

The National Boys Choir of Australia, perhaps recognised from the iconic Qantas I Still Call Australia Home commercials, will perform works by Lorenzo Perosi, César Franck and C.V. Stanford, Old American Songs - two suites by Aaron Copland and Choral Selections from Oliver. The Choir will also sing ‘that’ song and a selection of Australian folk songs. Tickets and bookings are available by phone: (03) 6256 4777

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ObstaSplash – Inflatable Obstacle Course

ObstaSplash is a fully inflatable Obstacle Course/fun park for adults. Spread over grass parkland, you and your mates will slip, slide, stack and bounce your way around crazy inflatables such as "ObstaScream" ObstaFun-House and the nations favourite and biggest "ObstaBlue-Balls" On for one weekend only @ Tynwald Park New Norfolk, this event is not to be missed. (Min. age 13+).

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Palestinian Film Festival Australia

The Palestinian Film Festival Australia is a social impact initiative dedicated to building intercultural understanding and to promoting Palestinian art and culture in a multicultural Australian context. Showcasing the very best of Palestinian cinema from around the world, the Festival is proud to present its 2018 program filled with gripping, award-winning features, shorts and documentaries screening in Sydney, Hobart, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Pert and Adelaide. Feature Films - The Tower (2018) Seventy years of disposition is portrayed through the innocent eyes of an 11-year-old girl exiled in Beirut in this deeply emotional animated feature. - Wajib (2017) A touching father-son comedy delving deep into generational divides, the weight of exile and the shared loss of home in this funny and devastating film. - The Reports on Sarah & Saleem (2018) The personal locks horns with the political when a Palestinian woman and an Israeli man begin an illicit affair at the height of the Palestine-Israel conflict in Jerusalem. Documentaries - What Walaa Wants (2018) Over five years, Walaa dreams of becoming a policewoman in the Palestinian Security Forces, despite discouragement from her family and a lifetime of complicated circumstances. -... See Eventfinda for more information.

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Party in the Paddock

Tassie’s biggest little festival is back after a ridiculously massive fifth birthday celebration in 2017! With a growing reputation for bringing some of the biggest names in Australian music to the little island; the sixth edition of Party in the Paddock is set to take it up another notch. This year the festival has officially landed their first international headliner and added a whole other night to the festival but there’s still more surprises to come. With it’s biggest line-up to date, from all corners of the country, we can’t wait to see this ecstatic party army back together again!

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Pig Races @ The Menai

If you love a prize winning frock and a bet and a laugh for a cause, then you’ll love Somerset Rotary‘s Pig Races @ the Menai. There will be prizes for best dressed, calcuttas and sweeps on all races, and refreshments are available.

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Rathmore Ramble revival and authenticity in the Upper Derwent Valley

Be empowered, engaged and excited to move away from rampant commercialism, putting texture and vitality into your world at the Rathmore Ramble with WOOL. Get caught up in country ambience and have a sense of place emerge at Rathmore in the stunning Upper Derwent Valley, as you commune with platypus in the Dew Rivulet, try your hand at trout fishing, talk with the animals or watch sheep shearing in Rathmore heritage listed shearing shed. Natural fibre champion Jane Milburn will inspire you to rethink clothing culture and treasure natural Central Highlands and Derwent Valley Tasmanian wool. Up-cycling, patching and visible mending is trending with revival not waste. “Living lightly” is the important message. Wool eco-dying textile artist Linda Chee of Geckostrands will present her world acclaimed process using distinctive Australia Eucalyptus. The alchemy of her brewing pot allows the serendipity of her process. Buildings on Rathmore settled in 1828 have been revived for authentic heritage and rustic chic accommodation. Book early if you would like to stay. Grass-fed Rathmore bred lamb off-the-spit, campfire-roasted Derwent Valley vegetables & breads, scrumptious “country canapes,” desserts, local wines, ciders, cordials and MORE will be available. Some tastings are included in your entry ticket.

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