THE RYDGES POST
Floriade 2013 – September 14 to October 13
Floriade is a celebration of colour and life and the perfect place to experience the beauty of spring over four distinctive weeks. If you are visiting, Rydges Lakeside ir Rydges Capital Hill can look after your accommodation needs.
Week one of Floriade will focus on Smart Living, with opportunities to learn from leaders in sustainable living and bio-organic gardening. Grab gardening tips from some of the country’s greenest thumbs or learn how to set up your own veggie garden.
Week two has inventive designs, new age trends and cutting-edge fashions on display to explore the theme of Future Style. Be inspired by trendsetters and get ideas from experts in the field.
Week three features the latest gadgets with the theme of Invention. Some of Australia’s prolific inventors and scientists will allow us to pick their brains as Tubby The Robot entertains the youngsters. Be inspired by some of Australia’s most innovative ideas, with entries for the Aspiring Inventors Competition on display.
Week four celebrates our country’s multicultural heritage as Floriade focuses on the topic of Contemporary Cultures. Be entertained by traditional dances and watch as experienced chefs whip up a range of delicious cultural dishes.
Commonwealth Park will come alive after dark when Floriade NightFest returns for five spectacular nights from Wednesday 25 September until Sunday 29 September.
Now in its sixth year, Floriade’s ticketed twilight event will feature stellar light shows, live music, comedy and DJs.
More info here: http://www.floriadeaustralia.com/