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Perth International Arts Festival

Perth's International Arts Festival is the oldest annual international multi-arts festival in the southern hemisphere, inaugurated in 1953, and is Western Australia's premier cultural event. For more than 50 years the festival has hosted some of the world's greatest artists and innovative performances of theatre, contemporary music, classical music, opera, visual arts, literature, film, jazz, dance and fringe over the four-week festival period. About 500,000 visitors are drawn to the festival every year, and many of the events are free. For more information, one can contact the UWA Festival Centre or check out the official website listed below for a full programme.

Venue: Various in Perth, Fremantle and Menzies

Date: 7 February to 1 March 2014

Website: www.perthfestival.com.au