Ten Days on the Island

Festivals and Celebrations

5 Mar 2021 to 21 Mar 2021 Biennial Event

Tasmania’s biennial international arts festival delivers joyful and profound arts experiences around the state in March. Join us for an epic adventure in the three regional heartlands of our beautiful heart-shaped island.
The Festival opens with mapali – Dawn Gathering on the Burnie foreshore as the sun rises over pataway/Burnie and delights audiences in the West and North West from Friday 5 – Sunday 7 March.
On the following weekend (12-14 March) the Festival focus in is the North and North East, with film, dance and music performances and exhibitions in community halls, churches, barns and village greens, concluding with The Marvellous Corrick’s in the Princess Theatre.
The final weekend program is in nipaluna/Hobart and the South highlighting powerful first Nations stories alongside epic ideas in intimate settings in New Norfolk.


Bar Carpark Family Friendly Free Wifi Non Smoking Public Toilet


the majority of the program is free of charge; prices for performances vary; concessions are offered

Event Dates

Biennial Event

5 Mar 2021 to 21 Mar 2021

Nearby Accommodation

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Spacious lounge/dining room

Apartments Down Town


22 Olive Street

Burnie City Apartments


Somerset Beachside Cabin and Caravan Park

Somerset Beachside Cabin and Caravan Park

Somerset, Waratah/Wynyard

front view of hotel

Burnie Central TownHouse Hotel


motel front and pool

Burnie Holiday Caravan Park

Cooee, Burnie

Black Rock Retreat

Heybridge, Central Coast