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WhaleFest 2011

WhaleFest 2011 is a fantastic fundraising event for marine conservation.

This year’s WhaleFest festival will showcase the rich cultural diversity of the northern NSW region as well as integrating science, conservation, education, culture and art into one event in celebration of the whales returning to our seas on their annual migration. Three stages, market stalls, workshops, great food, bonfires, fire twirling, circus acts, movie screenings, the rainbow chai tent and chill out area, some very special guest speakers and more will also be on offer at WhaleFest 2011.

The event will be held at Durrumbul Hall in Mullumbimby, NSW (20 minutes northwest of Byron Bay) on Saturday June 18 in support of National Whale Day.

The event will start early afternoon and party on late into the night to celebrate whales in all their majesty, and to look at how we can preserve and protect them and other marine life in both a local and global context.

WhaleFest 2011 will be the official launch of a new and exciting organisation, Positive Change for Marine Life. All profits raised from this event will go towards local organisations whose projects support and conserve cetaceans and other marine life both on Australian shores and abroad as well as 10% of all proceeds going to animal relief efforts in the wake of the recent Tsunami and earthquakes in Japan. The organisations involved include Byron Bay dolphin research group Dolphin Ecology and Acoustics Project and Positive Change for Marine Life as well as other local arts and community organisations.

This years line-up includes: Darky Roots, Cheap Fakes, Pacha Mama, Floating Bridges, Loren and the Grow your Owns, Mr. Boinkin and the Mank, Hayden Hack Infusion, The Mick McCombe Band, M. Jack Bee and friends, Garrett Kato, Mitch Wallace Quartet, Simon Asquith, Daddy Loops, DJ Al Royale as well as
some very special guest acts!

WhaleFest 2011 is going to be HUGE and tickets are limited, so click here to get yours and not miss out!!

Saturday 18th June, Durrumbul Hall, Mullumbimby, NSW.
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