Festival 2017

The Boonah Arts Festival

The Boonah Arts Festival is one of the most acclaimed cultural events in rural Queensland, hosted in historic Boonah in the heart of the Scenic Rim, featuring 

  • Art Viewing of the Entries in the Scenic Rim Art Awards

  • Comedy and drama 4 plays written by local playwrights including the winners of the play-writing competition in Festival 2016. 

  • Fashion - a dazzling extravaganza of gorgeous outfits by local designers covering all forms from 'A Touch of Class' to 'Wearable Art'

  • Debate - 'That the best place for Vegemite is in a pavlova' will be contested by 6 of our best wordsmiths supported by teams from a local school.

  • Song and Dance- a glittering display by our very talented local youngsters from 6 to 16 with amazing props and costumes.  A show just not for the kids.

  • Music - professional and amateur bands and a local choir give an afternoon of great popular music.  An event not to be missed.

  • Awards Night - presentations of the Art, Writing, and Playwriting Awards.  A fitting end to festival week.

All events are held at the Boonah & District Cultural Centre
1 High Street Boonah

See the Events and Competitions pages for details.


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