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Popular Festivals in Australia
Every year hundreds of festivals are held in Australia which showcases local and international talents, cuisines, arts, films and literature.

Not all people are lucky enough to attend the famous festivals during their holidays in Australia and the most kaleidoscopic event held there is the Sydney Festival which is held in the month of January. It includes burlesque circus, New York rap, Russian theater, contemporary dance, family programmes, and indigenous arts practice. Being the largest and the most attended annual cultural event, the Sydney Festival is three weeks of music, theater, dance and visual arts. This enlivening festival, held in the parks and streets, opens with a free event including music, dance and show.

Another crowd-pulling event is the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras which is the annual gay pride parade and a spectacular premier cultural event organized to support the world's gay and lesbian community (LGBT). This festival features parade entrants, decorated in exotic costumes and body art and a wide range of cultural, sporting and social events.

Comical events are also held in the down under and the most popular stand-up comedy that attracts millions of spectators is the Melbourne Comedy Festival. It is considered to be one of the three major comedy festivals in the world apart from Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival. The festival showcases the best of Australia's comic artists; nurtures new comic performers; and presents the finest comedians from overseas to Australian audiences.

At Adelaide Fringe Festival, which witnesses participation from thousands of artists, spectators get to sample theater and street entertainers amidst a buzzing environment. The festival offers idiosyncratic fun and merriment - including the legendary opening night party, the Adelaide International Buskers Festival and the Fringe Family Weekend.

True to its variety and vibrancy, Australia does not leave anything untouched when it comes to entertainment. So keeping the foodies in mind, the mouthwatering event Caxton Street Seafood and wine Festival is held at Brisbane. This gastronomical event in Brisbane allows gourmets to sample delightful local cuisines. It is a one day Street Seafood and Wine Festival where many top Brisbane eateries have stands. Although the day is dedicated to scrumptious food and smooth wines, the ambiance is pepped up with music played by local bands.
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