2011 Seabreeze Festival 30th April to 7 May 2011
More details will be posted here as they become available.
Seabreeze Day 2009Saturday May 2nd is a progressive, moving feast of music and visual arts, spread along 1 kilometre of foreshore from the Nightcliff Jetty to Chapman Road.
Celebrate the beginning of the dry with entertainment, funfair activities, stalls, exhibitions and displays FREE for the whole family.
This annual event is all about community participation with numerous opportunities for everyone to create something special.
The tides are with us this year, so the Sand Sculpture Competition will be huge, with $275 in cash prizes for adults and special vouchers for under 12?s. Prizes judged, sponsored and awarded by Jane Aagaard on the beach at 4pm before the tide washes away the works of art.
This year the festival will feature a Bicycle Parade. Cyclists are invited to decorate their bikes for a chance to scoop $300 in cash prizes with junior and adult categories. Gather at the Jetty Car Park at 5.30pm and move to the music stage near Chapman Rd, contact Jen for further information 0432949510.
Visual Artists are invited to bring along their works to an afternoon al fresco exhibition at the Jetty Art Space by 11am. Prizes include the $500 cash Perpetual Lions Club Trophy and $100 Chris Burns Junior awards. Contact Jac for more information 0406170084
Adjacent to the Arts Space is our Community Sculpture, ?Welcome the Seabreeze?. Bring fabric, chimes, or anything that reacts with wind and add to this evolving creation.
The Music Stage features the finest school bands followed by the hottest acts the Top End has to offer. Near the music stage FREEP?s also provides numerous activities for the whole family.
The Dance Stage, coordinated by Corrugated Iron Youth Arts and Ausdance NT will display a vibrant mix of styles, era and culture.
Check out Coconut Capers - Pacific Islanders showcasing the many uses of a coconut palm tree, the Top End Folk Club Stage, the Verandah Banda playing on the patio @ 234 Casuarina Drive, or simply soak up the beauty that is Nightcliff foreshore.
The Seabreeze Week 2009
Saturday 2nd May Nightcliff SEABREEZE Day
Sunday 3rd of May
Tuesday 5th May, 10am.
Thursday 7th May,
|Be sure to visit the Verandah Bandah playing with a style and gusto in keeping with the spirit of the Seabreeze festival.|
Playing from 3pm onwards at 234 Casuarina Drive.
The Seabreeze Artspace, located near the jetty, invites all visual artists to bring their works, including paintings, sculptures and photographs, by 11am on April 28th.
|Pirates Orienteering Game - Scour the fore shore to find the answers.|
Get your free entry form from the information booth near the jetty from 10am. Cash prizes up for grabs!
|Show us your Street Gear An exhibition of cars and motorbikes in the Swimming Pool Carpark. Vehicles must be there for registration between 2-3pm. Prizes for people's choice award.|
|Sand Sculpure Competition.|
Head to the Nightcliff Beach early to produce your masterpiece.
4th May 6pm - 10pm
Nightcliff Community Centre, Bauhinia Street
A high powered line up of young local bands...$8/$5 concession. Alcohol FREE Event. Lock in for 16 & under.
Ph 8948 2773
Seabreeze Screen Culture
@ Pavonia Way 8am - 2pm
at 10.00am every day!
The Groove-FREE event
Corrugated Iron. The event kicks off
at 5pm with Screen Culture Seminar
(come along and talk about the
filmmaking scene in the NT) and
then from 7pm watch a batch
of locally made short films with
a Nightcliff link (location,
filmmaker...) on a huge screen.
Supported by Seabreeze Festival,
The Groove and Moving Pictures.
spoken word event featuring Mike
Ladd,of Radio National?s PoeticA fame
and onthe final leg of his
NT Literary Awards Tour.
Also presenting The Third Degree
(the FourthEstate in leaner line-up)
and Taskha Urban(the songstress
from the Centre) and theOpen Mic section.
Entry $8/$5 or free forOpen Mic performers.
Table Bookings: 8948 2773,
Enquiries: 8941 2651,
|Food stalls, Craft Stalls,Buskers. Shade and seating.|
Sunday 29th April
entertainment by Adam Ryan
Sunday 6th May
No Diet Day with YMCA
Ausdance presents Crocodylis.
Belly Dancers, Music by theTodd Williams Band.
Market enquires to Ross
0414 368 773
|Tuesday 1st MayStorytime presented byDarwin City Council Libraries|
Wed 2nd May
Music for Fun... presentedby Amadeus Music School
Thurs 3rd May
Storytime presented by
Darwin City Council Libraries
Friday 4th May
Bubbles the Clown,
With Neo, Steve Holiday Alternative,
AdamRyan and much more!
Six piece Aussie Funk 'n Roots
band, NEOhave just returned
home from East CoastBlues
and Roots Festival, Byron Bay
and amassive three month
Australian tour. Tocelebrate their
returning home, they arelaunching
a new single: 'Birthday' at the
|The Seabreeze Visual Arts Program|
NTU visual art students have worked with artists,Colin Holt, Tobias Richardson and Gwenyth Brougto create ephemeral and recycled sculptures based on the Festival?s environment theme. The sculptures will be placed on various sites between the footbridge and the jetty during the festival.
Multimedia artist June Mills, has painted a set of street banners based on Larrakia Dreamings and local wildlife on Casuarina Drive foreshore and Progress Drive.
Multimedia artists Penny Campton has installed exhibits in shopfronts around Progress Drive and Pavonia. Peter Mumme has created an impressive audio visual Seabreeze soundscape, ondisplay in the old National Bank building, Pavonia Way.
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