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Nightfest tickets go on sale

By johnboy 13 July 2011 2


In another harbinger of spring Andrew Barr has announced that you can now buy tickets to this year’s nightfest extravaganza, the racier, darker, portion of Floriade.

Tickets to this year’s Floriade NightFest are now on sale. Commonwealth Park will be transformed into an illuminated wonderland featuring a diverse program of entertainment including live comedy, feature movies and music. There will also be an extensive array of food, wines and markets. Highlights of this year’s NightFest include:

— the light and sound spectacular Storm of the Senses in the Rhododendron Gardens. It will take visitors on a theatrical journey through digital rain falling to a dramatic musical soundtrack;

— screenings of The Social Network, Julie & Julia, Chocolat and Tangled on a giant screen at Stage 88. Film sessions will also include screenings of short films from the Canberra Short Film Festival;

— the Carnival Stage & Bar where comedians Rod Quantock, Tommy Little and Leo Bonne will have you rolling in the aisles;

— Garnier World, where you can spoil yourself with complimentary treatments including mini massages, facials and hair styling;

— the Butterfly Lounge featuring DJs Jemist and D’Opus and live performances by Dub Dub Goose and Drum Assault and;

— cooking demonstrations by well known chefs in the From the Pantry marquee.

Tickets are on Ticketek.

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Fashion Queen 1:06 pm 18 Jul 11

Drum Assault are cooooool!

Swaggie 1:46 pm 14 Jul 11

Highly recommended if last year is anything to go by although I can do without the ‘short films’ part, If I want to watch those I’ll go to the film festival.

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