Holidays in Australia are noisy and funny events, accompanied by carnivals, fairs, fireworks (there is even such a position in the country as the Minister of Fire and Fireworks!).
Major Australian holidays
- Australia Day: On January 26, you can go to parades and regattas, admire the grandiose fireworks, and in the city of Perth - light shows. On this day, Australians and visitors to the country travel to Sydney to attend a music festival, or to Adelaide to attend a cricket match..
- New Years: On January 1, Australians celebrate on a grand scale in state capitals - entertainment events unfold right in the open air. So, in the harbor of Sydney at midnight, the world's largest fireworks are launched (light performances are assigned enchanting names, such as “Diamond Night in the Emerald City”). It is best to contemplate this spectacle by going up to the Sydney Tower observation deck. Those who want to have fun at dance themed parties flock to Melbourne on New Year's Eve, and to Brisbane to attend live music concerts. And having arrived in one of the Australian states - Victoria or Tasmania, you can visit The Falls Festival, which starts on this very day..
- Chinese New Year: Australia hosts 15 days of festivals and celebrations, including the Dances of the Dragons. During this period, it is customary to walk in red outfits, launch firecrackers, give children “lucky coins”. And the festive events end with the Lantern Festival - in the temples, numerous lanterns act as decorations, with which everyone rushes to the evening parade.
- Easter: fairs are held in major cities to celebrate the holiday, such as a fair in Sydney “Royal Easter Show”. On a holiday, it is customary to exchange chocolate or sugar eggs.
Event tourism in Australia
Event tourism in Australia
Going on an event tour, you can visit the Music and Dance Festival (“Womadeleid”), Sydney-Hobart International Yacht Race, Comedy Festival, Melbourne International Festival, Country Music Festival, Tennis Tournament “Australian Open” and etc.
So, in January, you can come to the Sydney Festival to attend street performances, sports competitions, go to the premiere at the Sydney Opera, see a grand military parade, theatrical, musical and circus performances.
And gourmets in travel agencies will advise to go to the Melbourne Wine and Food Festival (March-April). Here you will meet famous chefs, restaurateurs, winemakers, taste delicious and healthy dishes (the highlight of the program is World’s Longest Lunch). In addition, during the festival, everyone is invited to go on an excursion to the wine cellars..
In Australia, they like to celebrate everything on a large scale: having arrived here during the festivals, you will have fun, dancing, fireworks shows.!