SURFERS PARADISE IS MORE THAN JUST A PRETTY FACE. FROM MARKETS AND FESTIVALS TO BUSTLING NIGHTLIFE THERE’S A LOT GOING ON – AND THIS APRIL IS NO EXCEPTION.
The Gold Coast’s picturesque beachside precinct single public spectacle on Surfers Paradise’s calendar that will wow crowds with hypnotic pyrotechnics performances on April 1. And between the beachfront markets, comedy nights, busking and live music there are quite a few other standout events in April…
AUSTRALIAN STREET ENTERTAINMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS
If you’re looking to spend your Easter long weekend experiencing something unforgettable, look no further than the Australian Street Entertainment Championships. This free, familyfriendly event will feature performances from dancers, acrobats, musicians, comedians,
AUSTRALIAN DANCE CUP FEATURING STEP UP
April 21 to 23 will see various locations across Surfers Paradise host the Australian Dance Cup, featuring the junior competition, Step Up. The international-standard dance festival is expected to attract hundreds of competitors of all ages, dancing it out for more than $8000 of prize money. The competition will showcase all styles of street dance, from jazz and breakdance to hip-hop an exciting opportunity for amateur dances to industry judges, including renowned hip hop choreographer Jasmine Meakin. Step Up also gives dancers the chance to learn from the best at one of the many workshops during the event.
A highlight of the Gold Coast Film Festival will make its return on April 23, transforming Surfers Paradise Beach into a vibrant cinema beneath the stars. SIPFest (“Shorts in Paradise Festival”) Australia, captivating crows with 10-minute from around the country. With thrillers, dramas, comedy, documentary and so much more (all of industry experts to win $10,000 in prizes as well as the People’s Choice Award as judged by the audience on the night. With most professional opportunity to scout and highlight up-and-coming talent both locally and from around Australia.