SOUTH AUSTRALIA DIARY NOTES
A comprehensive guide to upcoming events in South Australia.
This iconic open-air festival set in Adelaide’s stunning Botanic Park, is an award-winning celebration of the very best of the world of music, arts and dance. Now in its 25th year, WOMADelaide 2018’s line-up includes UK producer and dub visionary Adrian Sherwood, sitar maestro Anoushka Shankar, Canada’s Le Vent du Nord, Balkan performers Violons Barbares and from north-east Arnhem Land, Yirrmal and the Miliyawutj.
Italian Festival Carnevale
Carnevale comes to the Adelaide Showground for the first weekend of November in a joyous celebration of all things Italian. There will be Calabrese dancing, cooking and coffee-making classes, cheese stretching and fencing demonstrations, bocce games alongside food stalls, fashion parades and a full program of live entertainment. Entry is $15 for adults and $30 for a family of two adults and two children.
Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival
Gear up for the world famous tuna toss held annually at the Port Lincoln Tunarama Festival. A fun outing for all ages, the program offers a large range of entertainment from a fireworks display, triathalon and festival stage to the world championship tuna toss and gala ball. The festival began in 1962 as a way of celebrating the fishing fleet heading to sea for tuna polling. Even though tuna fishing methods have changed it endures as a celebration of this fabulous seafood.
Taste Eden Valley Riesling Festival
Calling all wine lovers! The third annual Taste Eden Valley Riesling Festival is just around the corner. Guests can discover a range of rare wines from boutique producers of the Barossa’s high country. Tickets are on sale now, so head to the family-owned tasting room to meet the producers, taste more than 30 single-vineyard Riesling wines, and indulge in delicious food platters.