CHILDERS FES­TI­VAL CEL­E­BRAT­ING 20 YEARS

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THE Childers Fes­ti­val will cel­e­brate 20 years of fes­tiv­i­ties in 2015 and the town will be­come a sym­phony of food, colour and cul­ture.

Bund­aberg Re­gional Coun­cil com­mu­nity ser­vices spokes­woman Judy Peters said this year’s event, held from Fri­day, July 24 to Sun­day, July 26 was set to be noth­ing short of spec­tac­u­lar.

“We’re kick­ing off the fes­ti­val on the Fri­day with some events that aim to cel­e­brate the best of Childers in­clud­ing an Isis Cen­tral Sugar Mill Coach tour, a Pilot­light Pro­duc­tion mu­si­cal or a Hill of Prom­ise Win­ery Din­ner,” Cr Peters said.

“The fo­cus on ev­ery­thing lo­cal con­tin­ues on Satur­day morn­ing with Arts in the Park and guided tours of Childers by coach or foot.

“The main stage will kick into ac­tion from 2pm go­ing through un­til 10pm, while the Paragon Theatre will screen the Ital­ian clas­sic Cinema Par­adiso from 7pm.

“As per tra­di­tion the main fes­ti­val day will be held on the Sun­day and Bruce Hwy traf­fic will be redi­rected to make way for hun­dreds of food and mar­ket stalls and five en­ter­tain­ment stages which will fea­ture a jam-packed mul­ti­cul­tural line-up through­out the day.”

Cr Peters said the en­ter­tain­ment line-up for the street party on Satur­day and the main fes­ti­val day would be big­ger and bet­ter than ever.

“We’ve got an im­pres­sive list of en­ter­tain­ers at­tend­ing this year’s fes­ti­val in­clud­ing some old favourites and plenty of new acts.”

Visit www.childer­s­fes­ti­val.com.au.

PHOTO: MAX FLEET

FES­TI­VAL FUN: Huge crowds fill the streets at the Childers Fes­ti­val.

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