News and Updates
March 13, 2019
2019 Bendigo TAFE Bendigo Easter Festival program out now
March 6, 2019
Call out for parade entries for the Bendigo TAFE Bendigo Easter Festival
February 19, 2019
First Battle of the Voice competition will be held on Easter Sunday for young local singers to perform.
February 12, 2019
Call for volunteers to work over the three days during the Easter Festival event.
January 24, 2019
The construction of Bendigo's new Imperial Dragon, Dai Gum Loong, is nearing completion and the Hong Kong team behind his creation is preparing to send him home.
December 5, 2018
Greater Bendigo’s new Imperial Dragon, Dai Gum Loong, will be a champion for equal opportunity following a decision by the Bendigo Chinese Association to allow both women and men to carry him.
September 4, 2018
The Bendigo Easter Festival Reference Group is calling for ideas for the 150th Bendigo Easter Festival to be held in 2020.
July 24, 2018
Council has endorsed a four-day festival format for the 150th Bendigo Easter Festival to be held in 2020.
March 28, 2018
The 2018 Bendigo TAFE Bendigo Easter Festival is back, better than ever, this weekend.
February 21, 2018
As the countdown to Easter begins, the 2018 Bendigo TAFE Bendigo Easter Festival program is now available in hard copy or online.
February 19, 2018
The City of Greater Bendigo, with support from Arthouse Direct Bendigo, is looking for artists to capture scenes from the 2018 Bendigo TAFE Bendigo Easter Festival as part of the Easter Paint Out project.
January 29, 2018
The City of Greater Bendigo is calling for volunteers to assist with running the annual Bendigo TAFE Bendigo Easter Festival, which takes place from March 30 to April 1, 2018.
October 31, 2017
The City of Greater Bendigo has announced Bendigo TAFE as the new naming rights sponsor of the Bendigo Easter Festival for 2018 and 2019.
June 29, 2017
The Golden Dragon Museum today welcomed a $55,000 boost to its Sun Loong 750 fundraising campaign to purchase a new Imperial Dragon.
May 10, 2017
As part of National Volunteer Week, the City of Greater Bendigo will hold functions to thank the more than 500 people who volunteer with the organisation.
April 11, 2017
This year's Hazeldene's Bendigo Easter Festival will boast a fully accessible mobile bathroom called Marveloo which will be located in the McCrae Street carpark.
April 10, 2017
The Bendigo Easter Festival is introducing a new initiative this year designed to help reunite children who may become lost at the festival with their families
April 6, 2017
Local young musicians will take to the streets and Rosalind Park over two special FReeZA-supported events.
March 23, 2017
Volunteers are urgently needed for this year's Hazeldene's Bendigo Easter Festival which takes place from April 14 to 17.
March 6, 2017
With Easter fast approaching the Hazeldene's Bendigo Easter Festival has unveiled a new pocket sized program for this year's festival which takes place from April 14 to 17.
February 22, 2017
Bendigo Art Gallery announced today that the renowned art installation House of Mirrors – the hit of Hobart’s 2016 Dark Mofo event - will be installed in Rosalind Park from 7-30 April and will be open during Bendigo’s popular Easter Festival.
February 15, 2017
The City of Greater Bendigo in partnership with Arthouse Direct, Bendigo is inviting artists to capture scenes from the 2017 Hazeldene's Bendigo Easter Festival as part of the Easter Paint Out project
February 15, 2017
With Easter approaching the Hazeldene’s Bendigo Easter Festival is encouraging local businesses, organisations, community and school groups to enter the 2017 Bendigo Advertiser Gala Parade and the Torchlight Lantern Procession.
February 8, 2017
The City of Greater Bendigo is calling for volunteers to assist with the running of the annual Hazeldene's Bendigo Easter Festival which takes place April 14-17 2017
January 25, 2017
Carnival rides will return to the streets of Bendigo's central business district for the 2017 Bendigo Easter Festival.
October 11, 2016
Bendigo and its cultural attractions have been featured in the 20th edition of Cultural Tourism Victoria's new publication - Experience Culture Victoria 2016/2017.