Whale Fest 2011!!

Humpback Whale Fluke

Humpback Whale Fluke by E. Hawkins (c) 2010

Whale Fest 2011 is set to take off with a bang in celebration of the return of the humpback whales and their local cousins, the dolphins.  Whale Fest 2011 will showcase the rich cultural diversity of the northern NSW region as well as integrating science, conservation, education and art into one event in celebration of the whales returning to our seas on their annual migration.

WhaleFest 2011 will take place on Saturday, June 18 from 2pm until late at Durrumbul Hall, Mullumbimby, and will feature three music stages, market stalls, workshops, food stalls, bonfires, a chai tent, fire twirling, a chill out area, circus acts and movie screenings.

 This years line up includes: Darky Roots; Cheap Fakes; Pacha Mama; Floating Bridges; Loren and the Grow your Owns; Mr. Boinkin and the Mank; The Mick McCombe Band; M. Jack Bee and friends; Garrett Kano and the Mitch Wallace Quartet.

The Whale Fest 2011 is a major fundraising event for SCU’s Dolphin Ecology & Acoustics Project and is also launching the new Positive Change for Marine Life organisation.  Tickets are $20 and available from www.greentix.com.

Come along and support the organisations that aim to conserve and protect our seas!!