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Australia Festivals and Events

Tasting Australia

Tasting Australia
Adelaide, 2000
This is a major food and wine festival held in Adelaide, the key highlights being a series of Cookery and Wine Master classes, a regional food and wine expo, the Australian Regional Culinary Competition, and "Cooks in Concert".

Australia Day Celebrations

Australia Day Celebrations
Festivities include the Ferrython, Tall Ships Race, Afloat Parade, fireworks, and all-day entertainment throughout Darling Harbour, The Rocks and at the Opera House.


Sydney Festival
Sydney, January 02 - 26, 2000
Sydney's mid-summer celebration of the arts featuring international theatre, dance, music & visual arts along with the legendary free concerts & array of entertainment. It is usually held at The Rocks to the Opera House


Melbourne Fashion Festival
Melbourne, February 17- 21, 2000
The festival attracts a wide audience, celebrating fashion and its links to food, wine and lifestyle.


Revealing the Holy Land
National Gallery of Australia, Feb 25 - May 07, 2000
Revealing the Holy Land marks the second millennium of Christianity and will complement The Book of Kells exhibition with images taken in Palestine during the period between 1850 and 1880, often described as the golden age of travel and expedition photography.

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
Melbourne, March- April, 2000
One of Australia's premier food and wine festivals is celebrated in and around Melbourne through 30 major events. International seminars, grand dinners, the World's Longest Lunch, Hawkers Markets, Restaurant Week, Tasting Trams, food and wine tasting, demonstrations and competitions make up the calendar of events.

Canberra Festival

Canberra Festival
Canberra, March 6- 15, 2000
A 10-day celebration to mark the founding of Australia's capital, the festival includes hot air ballooning, open air concerts, an outdoor film festival, a food and wine day, spectacular music and fire works displays, exhibitions, children's activities, carnival rides and sporting competitions.


Blue Mountain Herbs Festival
Sydney, March 13-14, 2000
The celebration of herbs is set in a delightful cottage garden where vegetables & herbs are growing amongst the flowers. Browse through the array of stalls selling plants, herbal products, crafts and others. Workshops on the growing and use of herbs for health, cooking and natural cosmetics are available too. The event is held at Quincy Cottage, Railway Parade in Blue Mountain area



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