Bands, Orchestras, Instrumental Groups, String / Brass / Wind Instruments, Pianoforte, Choral, Vocal, Speech & Drama, Speech Choirs, Dance and Children & Young Adults with Special needs.
The Gold Coast Eisteddfod began in 1982 as part of the first ever Gold Coast Festival, Tropicarnival. In that first year around 600 entrants participated and in 2009, the number had risen to over 60,000. Long time competitors improve their skills, confidence and presentation with each appearance
For more information visit: www.goldcoasteisteddfod.com.au
Broadbeach Jazz Festival
17-19 August, 2012
Join the thousands of Jazz enthusiasts who flock into the Broadbeach precinct annually for the Broadbeach Jazz Festival.
No matter your style Broadbeach Jazz Festival offers a unique experience which is sure to stimulate your senses and leave you wanting more. The Broadbeach Jazz Festival is a completely FREE event with no ticket required.
ARTISTS ANNOUNCED: Marcia Hines and Vince Jones have been announced to perform at the Broadbeach Jazz Festival 2012
For more information visit: www.broadbeachgc.com
Swell Sculpture Festival
14 - 23 September 2012
Experience a wondrous display of 50 sculptures built by artists from Australia and abroad as we celebrate the 10th annual Swell Sculpture Festival at Currumbin Beach 14 - 23 September, 2012. The free exhibition is open all hours with a selection of sculptures revealing a new verve as they are lit up under the southern sky.
Over 10 days, visitors can experience the sculptures, enjoy twilight walks, informative artist talks, wander through the Swell Smalls Gallery and participate in childrens' workshops.
Swell Sculpture Festival inspires, amuses and uplifts and captures the hearts and minds of all who visit.
For more information visit: http://www.swellsculpture.com.au
Car rental Gold Coast
To ensure you can get around quickly and easily while you are on the Gold Coast and if you head further north to Brisbane, hire an affordable Gold Coast rental car from Surfers Rent A Car.