Brisbane Festival comes alive with three weeks of non-stop celebration of performing arts including music, dance, theatre, comedy, circus and much more. The culmination of the festival is the Sunsuper Riverfire a spectacular fireworks display on the final day of the event which attracts an audience of more than one million people from around the world.
The festival is usually held during the month of September, crowds gather from around Australia and the world to be a part of the colourful festivities. Many festival-goers check into Hotels Brisbane CBD to travel with ease to the festival’s events. For those who are looking for comfortable, safe and affordable accommodation then hotel iStay River City is great option.
The first ever Brisbane Festival was held in 1996 with the focus of fostering performing arts in the state of Queensland. The success of the initial festival and with further partnerships and developments, today it has become a massive event with a combination of local, national and international involvements. The event has also opened doors for many budding artists to showcase their talents to the audiences through the years. Brisbane Festival which was originally held biennially has become a much awaited annual festival from 2009.
The festival has kept its high spirited momentum throughout the years with full swing performances that the whole family can enjoy. Flying acrobat performances, eclectic music, breathtaking dance performances, sublime theatricals, comic acts to make your mood fill up the festival’s jam packed schedule.
Events are usually held within various venues across the city and you will have to book your tickets in advance. The festival usually opens with a bang with awe-inspiring performances and shows from various artists. The grand finale and the most sort after part of the festival is the fireworks display that leaves everyone open-mouthed and having something to talk about till the following year’s festival.
Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+