01-Feb-2013 | The biennial event, Ten Days on the Island will return to Tasmania from 15 - 24 March 2013, bringing its extensive, multi art form programme to Tasmanians and visitors alike.Australia's only state-wide arts festival, Ten Days on the Island is a celebration of global island culture and boasts an illustrious line up of international arts experiences for all ages and interests. With a cacophony of cultural delights spread across Tasmania from Hobart and Launceston to St Helens and Queenstown, Ten Days on the Island provides an original platform for touring the island state.
Visitors can traverse one Festival Town to the next, exploring the diversity of free and ticketed events, indoor and outdoor activities and live performances along the way. The ten Festival towns include Launceston, Burnie, Hobart, Huonville, Campbell Town, Swansea, Deloraine, St Helens, Queenstown, Devonport & Latrobe. The festival will also bring one of the highlight experiences to King Island, Flinders Island and Port Arthur.
The 2013 programme features an impressive collection of theatre, dance, music, visual arts, literature, film and free events by artists from the United Kingdom, New York, Republic of Seychelles, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Ireland, Malaysia, Thailand, Iceland, mainland Australia and Tasmania's talented local artists.
Tickets for Ten Days on the Island are on sale now. For full program details and to purchase tickets online visit www.tendaysontheisland.com.
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