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The CAIAF responds to recent funding cuts

The Confederation of Australian International Arts Festivals (CAIAF) is dismayed by the drastic reductions in funding for the small to medium arts sector as the impact of last year’s cuts to the Australia Council emerges with their announcement of the four-year funding results.

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Farewell Lieven!

As the curtains have now closed on our 40th anniversary Festival, it is time to bid a warm farewell to our Festival Director, Lieven Bertels.

Under Lieven’s four year tenure, the Festival presented some of the world’s best artists and companies and premiered more than 40 new Australian works.
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A David Bowie tribute DJ set

David Bowie’s music and artistry inspired people from all walks of life. As a tribute to the passing of one of the greatest figures of modern music, Sydney Festival’s free DJ sets at Meriton Festival Village will spin the greatest hits of David Bowie on the evening of January 13.
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