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Bendigo TAFE becomes new Easter Festival naming sponsor

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.

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Donations flow for Bendigo's new dragon Dai Gum Loong

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. 

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City thanks volunteers during National Volunteer Week

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.

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Marveloo to help make Bendigo Easter Festival even more inclusive

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.

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Wristbands to reunite lost children with their family this Easter

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

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Support young musicians at upcoming FReeZA music events

April 6, 2017

Local young musicians will take to the streets and Rosalind Park over two special FReeZA-supported events.

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Easter Festival Volunteers urgently wanted

March 23, 2017

Volunteers are urgently needed for this year's Hazeldene's Bendigo Easter Festival which takes place from April 14 to 17.

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Bendigo Easter Festival launches new look program

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.

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House of Mirrors is coming to Bendigo

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.

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Artists wanted to capture 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

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Entries open for the 2017 Bendigo Easter Festival Gala Parade 

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.

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Easter Festival volunteers wanted

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

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Bendigo Easter Festival carnival rides to return to CBD in 2017

January 25, 2017

Carnival rides will return to the streets of Bendigo's central business district for the 2017 Bendigo Easter Festival.

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Bendigo features in new Victorian cultural publication

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.

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