Ignition New Media and Film Festival explodes with a blend of film, new media installations and live performances. "Ignition" embraces diversity and innovation in the creative industries.
Ignition New Media & Film Festival
Thursday 21 -- Sunday 24
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Downloadable: "Mayfiesta" Brochure
NOOSA'S ON SALE TO HELP BEAT THE ECONOMIC BLUES FOR ALL SUNSHINE COASTERS
Mayfiesta is Noosa's perfect answer for visitors and locals to beat the economic and winter blues.
Following on from last year's success, the secret is now out, Noosa in May is simply spectacular and what better way to experience one of Australia's favourite destinations than when Noosa goes on sale with a great range of savings throughout the month of May.
In 2009 Noosa's Mayfiesta campaign will deliver a range of hot deals to compliment its beautiful warm weather and provide residents across the Sunshine Coast the opportunity to re-discover some of the wonderful things to see and do in Noosa, all at fantastic prices.
During Mayfiesta you can take advantage of the destination's, once a year catalogue sale offering 25% off a range of accommodation, tours, restaurants and retail whilst enjoying an array of special events to keep you entertained.
In essence, Noosa Mayfiesta is the perfect excuse to stay, eat, tour or shop during the month of May.
Whether you take home a bargain during some serious retail therapy, delight in Noosa's fabulous cuisine or enjoy one of the high quality events also scheduled during the month, you are sure not to be disappointed.
Start by savoring some gastronomic delights at the Settler's Cove Noosa Food and Wine Festival, 1st to 3rd May. Cementing Noosa's reputation as a haven for food and wine lovers, this event has something for everyone.
Learn to cook with Australia's best chefs at Celebrity Cooking Classes and Demonstrations. Recreate the meals at home with produce sourced from the Producers Market and be entertained by Bjorn Again, Marcia Hines and Kate Ceberano, in a showstopper concert.
Make sure you book your tickets early to mix it with Australia's best know chefs including Matt Moran, Neil Perry, Geoff Lindsay, Cheong Liew, Phillip Johnson and David Pugh.
On Sunday 17 May, Get into the swim of things with the 6th Noosa Blue Water Swim. Go the distance in the 2km or 1km ocean swim, or take a more leisurely paddle in the 500m Triangle Swim along Noosa Main Beach.
With crystal clear water and mild subtropical temperatures, swimming in Noosa is a must for any visitor. Combine this with Noosa Blue Water Swim's action-packed atmosphere, with thousands of participants and spectators, and you've got a fantastic autumn sporting event.
Celebrate the great outdoors during the Riverfest Regatta from 16 to 17 May, a celebration of Noosa's beautiful river setting. Row, sail or fish in one of Australia's most picturesque waterways.
Or cheer on the competitors from Gympie Terrace's bars and restaurants, a stone's throw away from the Noosa River.
For something uniquely Noosa, don't miss Streetfest on Thomas with the showcasing of Noosaville's best restaurants accompanied by high end entertainment for the whole family on the 30th May.
Speaking at the launch today, Tourism Noosa's CEO, Steve Cooper, said that the Noosa Mayfiesta campaign is an ideal vehicle to raise awareness of Noosa and address seasonality.
"May is a great time to be in Noosa and this campaign aims to promote all the reasons why, ranging from the continued warm weather, the many events that are set to take place throughout the month and the range of special offers that are available".
So put a little "fiesta" back in your life this May during Noosa's Mayfiesta......the
only time of year when Noosa truly goes on sale.
To see the full range of events and download your free Noosa Mayfiesta catalogue go to mayfiesta.com.au
Mayfiesta -- snapshot of major events
More hot deals are available in the Mayfiesta Catalogue that includes tours, restaurants, retail and accommodation.
The J, Noosa Junction
All Sunshine Coast events, gigs, functions etc... onsite are correct as per information provided at time of uploading, please always verify times or dates directly with the venues to avoid disappointment.
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