Opening night celebrations to light up the heart of Caloundra

Published: Comments:
Automotive and Aerospace Community Familes Festivals & Events Live Entertainment Sunshine Coast Council

This is an archived copy of an article. It is online for informational purposes only.
Social:   

Sashay through the streets into a world of dance, music, poetry slam, visual arts, storytelling, projections and more as Horizon festival of arts and culture gets in to full swing on Friday, September 2 in Caloundra.

Arts Portfolio Councillor Rick Baberowski invited the whole community to come along and celebrate at Horizon Ignites from 5pm until 9.30pm.

“Everyone can join a spectacular lantern parade, led by Gubbi Gubbi dance troupe, Sambazzy drummers and Let’s Dance Latin performers,” Cr Baberowski said.

“The lantern parade will light the sky of the CBD from Minchinton Street weaving its way through to Felicity Park.

“You can also learn samba and flamenco dance, enjoy street art, interactive art playshops, stilt walkers, a Pom Pom Palace for children, roving performers, laneway bar, long-table dining global style food vendors and artisan stalls.”

Live on stage there will be flamenco and Spanish dance and local musicians PocketLove and Ayla.

Immerse yourself in The Art of Storytelling at the travelling inflatable Pod Lounge, presenting a dynamic night of slam poetry, storytelling, music, culture and spoken word starting at 4.45pm with the sweet sounds of Dear Willow.

Division 2 Councillor Tim Dwyer said the festival vibe in Caloundra would extend from Felicity Park into the gallery and beyond.

“Caloundra Regional Gallery will be holding a special Up Late event to join in the Horizon festival fun,” Cr Dwyer said.

“Head in to the gallery anytime from 5pm-7pm and view the Sunshine Coast Art Prize exhibition, enjoy a guided floor talk by Art Prize judge Jane Deeth and music by local Jai Bevan.

“If you love film, head over to The Events Centre at 5.30pm for the launch of the Caloundra Film Festival.

“The Film Festival is launching with a free world premiere screening of Thicker Than Water, a film produced by Caloundra local Madeleine Kennedy.

“Join the red carpet and snap some photos with film-maker Madeline Kennedy along with actors Pete Murray, Anthony Brandon Wong and Ellie Popov.”

Artists Kyle Hughes-Odgers and Andrew Frazer will be working their mural magic over four days, on the exterior wall of Caloundra Regional Gallery as part of the First Coat Satellite Murals – which also includes four more murals set to adorn the laneways of Caloundra CBD being finalised on Sunday, September 4.

All this, and it’s only the first night of Horizon!  There are more than 220 events over the 10-day festival so head to the Horizon website and check out the full program.

Visit the Horizon Sunshine Coast website and join ‘On the Horizon’ to keep up to date.

Get social and follow Horizon on Facebook (www.facebook.com/horizonartfest), Instagram (@horizonartfest) and Twitter (@horizonartfest). Join the conversation and share your Horizon moments using #horizonartfest

Horizon Sunshine Coast is presented by Sunshine Coast Council and supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

Major sponsors of Horizon include University of the Sunshine Coast and SunCentral, Maroochydore - The Bright City, as well as media partners Tidal Magazine, Sunshine Coast Daily, MixFM and SeaFM.

Parking:

Street parking is available in the Caloundra CBD precinct, however please be aware of road closures for the event.

Road and car park closure:

The following road closures will be in place for this event:

Road

Closed from

Re-opened from

Minchinton Street, between Orsova Terrace & Omrah Avenue (rolling closure)

3pm, Friday 2 September 2016

7pm, Friday 2 September 2016

Omrah Avenue, between Minchinton Street & Otranto Avenue (static closure)

12pm (midday), Friday 2 September 2016

11pm, Friday 2 September 2016

Otranto Avenue, between Omrah Avenue & Bulcock Street (rolling closure)

3pm, Friday 2 September 2016

7.30pm, Friday 2 September 2016

Bulcock Street, between Otranto Avenue & Minchinton Street (rolling closure)

3pm, Friday 2 September 2016

7.30pm, Friday 2 September 2016

Car park Closures

Car park

Closed from

Re-opened from

Nutley Street – Council car park (20 bays)

6am, Friday 2 September 2016

11pm, Friday 2 September 2016

Otranto Avenue – Council car park

6am, Friday 2 September 2016

11pm, Friday 2 September 2016

Horizon Ignites (4)


 
Sunshine Coast Regional Council :
Locked Bag 72 Sunshine Coast Mail Centre Q 4560, Sunshine Coast Wide
07 5475 7272
1300 007 272
Sunshine Coast Regional Council
Showing 10+ recent articles for this business
Did we get it right? - Community invited to comment on draft master plan for Landsborough 15 March 2019 | Following significant input from the Landsborough community, Sunshine Coast Council is pleased to announce the draft Landsborough Place Making Master Plan is now open for review and feedback. More information...
Have your say on the Dicky Beach skate park design 15 March 2019 | The popular skate park at Dicky Beach is set to receive an upgrade and council is calling on skaters, BMXers and scooter riders to provide input that will help shape the design of new skate elements for the... More information...
A new netball half court packs double the punch 22 March 2019 | A new custom-designed netball half court honouring the region’s back-to-back premiers, the Sunshine Coast Lightning, was unveiled today (March 22) at Des Scanlan Park in Cotton Tree. More information...
Peregian Springs into Ride2School Day 22 March 2019 | The bike racks were packed to the brim at Peregian Springs State School today as hundreds of their students celebrated National Ride2School Day. More information...
Connect, share and celebrate our diversity at Voices of Harmony event 22 March 2019 | Cotton Tree Park will be transformed into a welcoming and vibrant global village for the Voices of Harmony event on March 23 where multicultural groups will connect with the community through song, story, dance... More information...
Revive and refresh with a staycation on the Sunshine Coast 22 March 2019 | Idyllic Autumn weather combined with waterfront locations and awesome activities make council’s Sunshine Coast Holiday Parks the perfect staycation option for the Easter break. More information...
Sunshine Coast biosphere will celebrate people and nature 21 March 2019 | Sunshine Coast Council is considering a nomination for the region to receive UNESCO recognition as an international site of excellence known as a biosphere. More information...
Airspace design and flight paths for the new runway at Sunshine Coast Airport out for technical review 20 March 2019 | The proposed flight paths and airspace changes for the new runway are progressing well and the designs have been released for community and aviation industry comment today, Wednesday, March 20. More information...
Horizon Festival connecting Indigenous artists to country 20 March 2019 | Applications are now open for the Connecting to Country artist development program, where up to five Indigenous artists will collaborate with a mentor who will help to develop their work. More information...
Deputy Mayor on a mission to future proof our workforce 20 March 2019 | Sunshine Coast Deputy Mayor Tim Dwyer and 10 business leaders from the region will embark on a mission to Boulder, Colorado to connect with key entrepreneurs to future proof the Sunshine Coast workforce. More information...



Social:   
comments powered by Disqus

All articles submitted by third parties or written by My Sunshine Coast come under our Disclaimer / Terms of Service