Darwin Festival unveils 84 events across 18 nights

Darwin Festival 2021 has unveiled its program with 84 events across 18 nights in August.

This year’s program includes theatrical performances, live music acts, cabaret and circus and cross cultural collaborations.

A canopy of 3,000 colourful dream flags will fly high at the Darwin Waterfront for Fly Me Up To Where You Are, a conceptual project that started in 2020 representing the hopes and dreams of Darwin’s young people.

“Our 2021 Festival is packed with big ideas and big nights out; it’s an invitation to the community to come together and have enjoy the best time of the year in Darwin,” said Darwin Festival Artistic director Felix Preval.

“The program features 194 performances, spread across 30 venues and featuring 597 artists from around Australia, the Territory, and even a few kiwis who made it through the bubble.”

Minister for Major Events, Natasha Fyles invited people from across the nation to experience everything Darwin and its tourism industry has to offer.

“This year’s program is remarkable, as the event continues to elevate its position on the national festival circuit,” she said.