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Devonport International Events

 

Devonport is a city located in the northwestern region of Tasmania. This city boasts of a great cultural and historical appeal. The city is famous for its attractions ranging from museums to arts and cultural centers. This city is also popular for being home to a number of events reflecting the cultural appeal. The Devonport international events highlight the rich historic and cultural appeal of the city alongside being entertaining. These events and festivals in Devonport draw a significant number of visitors to the city.

Popular Devonport Events


Devonport events and festivals boast of a finest mix of knowledge and entertainment. The events in Devonport range from musical events to comedy events along with screening of short stories and plays. Here is a look at some of the Devonport international events held in the city -
  • Devonport Jazz
    Devonport Jazz is one of the most famous musical events held in the city. The festival held during the weekend introduces you to the genre of Jazz music. Be it, the contemporary, traditional, swing, be-bop, or Latin, the event has it all. This event witnesses the coming together of worldwide-recognized jazz musicians of Tasmania. This jazz celebration honors both the old and new genres of jazz. This jazz festival other than celebrating music also features fun, food, and fiesta. The event hosts a popular stage for dance performances, film screenings, and visual arts. This event is held throughout various venues in the city. The Devonport City Council under the management of the Devonport Events Unit and musical director, Viktor Zappner, sets up this event.

  • Busting Out!
    Busting Out is a popular event in Devonport. This entertaining event is all about celebrating with songs and jokes. The event features some of the best hip-hop songs and jokes along with sketches. This event is referred to as a laugh out loud event. This event is highly acclaimed with tourists as well as locales in and around Australia.

    Event Opening Hours The show starts at 8pm

    Contact details
    Devonport Entertainment and Convention Centre
    Devonport, Tasmania 7310
    Australia



  • Devonport Farmers Market - Fortnightly
    The Devonport Farmers Market is a fortnight event that is held in Devonport. This event or market is set up to offer you with the opportunity of purchasing fresh local products on sale. You can plan a visit to this market to avoid the crowd of supermarkets and get hold for the freshest vegetables and seasonal fruits. This farmers market feature stalls of farm produce, homemade fare, plants, and local handmade crafts.

    Hours of Operation - 8.30am until 12:00 noon

    Contact details
    Gunn Street
    Devonport, Tasmania 7310
    Australia

  • Comedy Roadshow
    The Comedy Roadshow is one of the best-known Devonport events. This event in its 12th year has come up as bigger and better. The event features excellent comedians in a road trip. The event also presently shares the vibe of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. In general, the event features big Australian celebrities and beginners along with guests form across the world. The roadshow holds in its ultimate entertainment and fun.

    Hours of Operation the roadshow generally starts at 8:00pm Start

    Contact details
    Derwent Entertainment and Convention Centre
    Devonport, Tasmania
    Australia

  • Driving Miss Daisy
    The Driving Miss Daisy event takes the visitors on a leisure ride from 1948 to 1973. This event is set in Atlanta, Georgia and introduces you to Daisy. The story is all about Miss Daisy, who is becoming a threat behind the wheel. Her son Boolie ignores her protests and hires Hoke, who is an African-American chauffeur. At first, Daisy valuing her independence at first wants nothing to do with Hoke. However, over the years Hokes way of gentle and soft behavior along with patience finally pays off. The continuous cold war with temperamental Daisy finally ends with Daisy respecting his wisdom. However, it is after 25 years of togetherness they admit to the depth of their friendship.

    Contact details
    Devonport Entertainment and Convention Centre
    Devonport, Tasmania 7310
    Australia

  • When Things Turn to 'Short'
    This Devonport event is all about straight and black comedy shorts, where the end is not justified by means. This event features morning and evening screening of comedy shorts. The event, presented at the Devonport Entertainment and Convention Centre exhibits an interesting collection of shorts. The event in general runs for the whole day.

    Contact details
    Devonport Entertainment and Convention Centre
    Devonport, Tasmania 7310
    Australia

  • Sex Death and a Cup of Tea
    The event Sex Death and a Cup of Tea is all about screening four short plays derived from Tasmania town. Sex, Death and a Cup of Tea connect these plays. In the year 2008, four internationally recognized play writers spent a week in Tasmania towns to draw inspiration from the communities. They toured the city to create four different stories in the connection of Sex, Death and a Cup of Tea. This connection is observed in the perspectives of Tasmanian communities. These four short plays are different in their own way but having a universal connect at the same time. The plays seek to rebuild the strong emotional sense.

    Contact details
    Devonport Entertainment and Convention Centre
    Devonport, Tasmania 7310
    Australia

  • Fox (Devonport)
    This Devonport event is a popular event highlighting the great bond of friendship. This event offers the visitors with the finest blend of haunting score and spectacular physicality. The event tells the story of Magpie, who is injured in a bushfire but suddenly, discovers that riding at the top of is her friend one-eyed dog. As he runs through the bush, he feels almost same as flying. In between Fox arrives and tempts Magpie for even a faster ride. The virtues of loyalty, desire, and friendship all get confused and after a thrilling ride Fox leaves Magpie far out in the desert. Ditched and left alone Magpie solely begins her journey towards home. This timeless fable by Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks is adapted into a theatrical production. The initiative was taken up jointly by Director Kate Gaul and Composer Daryl Wallis and presented by Monkey Baa.

    Event Details
    Derwent Entertainment and Convention Centre
    Devonport, Tasmania 7310
    Australia

    Devonport internationals events are generally held annually. While on a visit to the city, you can catch up with the events to know more about the city.

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