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Noosa Long Weekend

Noosa-Long-WeekendA stage tribute to the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons; a human circus; a chat with one of Australia’s best known cartoonists; a theatrical insight into the life of Charlie Chaplin; and a three course progressive prawn lunch.

These are just some of the 85-plus cultural events revealed today (3.5.13) that will comprise the Noosa Long Weekend Festival program. Now in its twelfth year, the festival takes place over 10 days and nights from Friday 14

June to Sunday 23 June, 2013 at various venues around Noosa, Queensland. Tickets are now on sale.

Festival Director, Ian Mackellar said that the multi-arts genre program which includes music, cabaret, comedy clubs, dance, theatre, literature, forums, film, workshops, food events, supper clubs and free events would tempt every cultural taste and cater to every budget.

“The uniqueness of the Noosa Long Weekend Festival is the diversity of the program of world-class acts on offer all set against the stunning backdrop of Noosa.

“Whether you are a fan of classical music or kamikaze cabaret; literature or long lunches; cartoonists or tea cosies; drama or documentary films or anything in between, the festival provides an opportunity for you to artistically indulge in a broad range of events, Ian said.

To secure your tickets:
• Online – www.noosalongweekend.com
• Phone – The J (07) 5455 4455
• In person – The J Box Office

Worlds Best Chefs in Noosa

David-ThompsonOrganisers of the Noosa International Food and Wine Festival have been provided another coup with the announcement in London overnight that many of the chefs from the S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards 2013 will be starring at this year’s festival in May.

Topping the list to visit is Yoshihiro Narisawa (NARISAWA) Japan who took out the Sustainable Restaurant Award and Best Restaurant in Asia with a ranking of no. 20 whilst Ben Shewry of Attica stormed into the prestigious list with the highest New Entry Award along with Best Restaurant in Australasia making his debut at no. 21.

Other visiting chefs on there way to Noosa to make the prestigious top 50 list include Mauro Colagreco, Mirazur in France (28), David Thompson of Nahm in Thailand (32), Andre Chiang of Restaurant ANDRE in Singapore (38) and Sydney’s Peter Gilmore at Quay Restaurant placing at no.48.

Holding a spot in the top 100 list are David Kinch, Manresa in the US (52), Tetsuya Wakuda, Waku Ghin in Singapore (68) and Carlo Cracco, Ristorante Cracco in Italy (83).

Considered to be the Oscars of the dining world, the awards are judged by the World’s 50 Best Academy, comprising of 900 influential restaurant connoisseurs from across the globe.

The winners become synonymous with the cutting edge of culinary art, taste, and design to set the trends that shape the culinary landscape for the year to come.

www.noosafoodandwine.com.au