Arts and Cultural Events
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The arts have always been a very serious business here in South Australia. Choose from an eclectic array of theatre, music and dance at one of our many world-class theatres and venues. With summer in full swing, South Australia is the place to be for arts enthusiasts. Come to Adelaide to enjoy the delights of the world-renowned Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide Festival and WOMADelaide. After dark, enjoy alfresco dining in Adelaide’s East End as you soak up the atmosphere of these marvellous events.
What's on now
OI YOU! Urban Art Festival
Banksy is coming to town! In the form of 22 paintings, that is. The world renowned street artist will be featured in the upcoming OI YOU! Adelaide Urban Art Festival. In addition to Banksy's satirical stencil art pieces, there will be works from some of the world's leading urban art gurus including Faile, Swoon, Antony Micallef, David Choe, Paul Insect and Milton Springsteen. OI YOU! Adelaide Urban Art Festival is on from 20 April to 2 June.
Come Out Festival
The Come Out Festival, presented by the Australian Festival for Young People Inc, is an iconic South Australian arts festival for children, with a history dating back to 1974. Emerging from the Adelaide Festival of Arts, the Come Out Festival is now Australia's premier arts event, engaging children in high quality, professional arts experiences. The Come Out Festival is on from 22 to 31 May.
Bindjareb Pinjarra is acclaimed across Australia. This hilarious and thought provoking play speaks directly from the heart about how we all share the same history, and how by understanding our past we can work together towards a better future. Bindjareb Pinjarra is on from 25 - 26 May.
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Bringing the city streets and spaces to life until 30 June.