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Films continue until 14 April, 2013

Now showing at Joondalup Pines: The Patience Stone

Now showing at Somerville: I Wish

Vote for your fave film! ABC 720Perth Golden Deckchair

Thank you for being part of the 2013 Perth Festival!



Friends of the Festival are invited to attend special Festival in Focus Talks and Festival Parties to be held during the Festival.




Festival in Focus Talk 2: Classical Music

We are delighted to invite you to the second Festival in Focus Talk for the 2013 Perth International Arts Festival. This talk is a wonderful opportunity to discover more about the musical highlights of the Festival and is a free event for Friends of the Festival whether you are a music devotee or keen to learn more about the music program. Friends are welcome to bring a guest.

Christopher van Tuinen, Program Manager: Classical Manager, will present an overview of the musical feast that is part of the 2013 Festival program, and give a brief background to the performances and artists – with musical excerpts.

Find out more about: Philip Glass, Kronos Quartet, Quartetthaus, Tenebrae et Lux, Bluebeard’s Castle and other events.

Date: Thursday 13 December 2012

Time: 6.30pm

Venue: Dolphin Theatre, UWA

The Festival in Focus Talks are designed to engage the Friends with the Festival program and give you the opportunity to meet Program staff. Refreshments will be served and a cash bar will be open after the talk so please come and mingle with other Friends before or after the talk.

RSVP essential as places are limited, please email - [email protected] or phone: 6488 8625

After the Talk you could go onto the Somerville to see Satellite Boy
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Festival in Focus Talk 1: Festival Film Program

We are delighted to invite you to the first Festival in Focus talk for the 2013 Perth International Arts Festival. This is a free event for Friends of the Festival and you are welcome to bring a guest.

This talk will be a wonderful opportunity to hear from Madeline Bates, Perth Festival Program Manager: Film.

Madeline will talk through her second program with the Perth Festival. Find out how and why she selected the films to be screened.

Trailers from the Film Program will be screened to give a further insight into the program.

Date: Wednesday 21 November 2012

Time: 6.30pm

Venue: Dolphin Theatre, UWA

2013 Brochure Launch  

2013 Perth Festival Brochure Launch

Wednesday 7 November

Join Jonathan Holloway as he presents his 2013 Perth Festival program. A wonderful chance to discover what's in store and to celebrate the coming Festival.

This event is strictly by invitation and all Friends of the Festival who join before 27 October will be invited.