Two thousand school children from twenty-four schools across the state made their way over the Adelaide Riverbank Footbridge today to kickstart the DreamBig Children’s Festival.
The festival runs for two weeks with an array of performances, exhibitions, workshops and activities for kids of all ages. As one of South Australia’s iconic biennial arts festivals, it allows children to be at the centre of fresh, inventive, imaginative and inspiring arts experiences.
More than two million South Australian children have participated in the festival since it first started in 1974. To this day, it remains an intrinsic part of growing up in South Australia.
DreamBIG Children’s Festival is divided into two program streams – the school’s program, and the general public program.
As part of the latter, the festival is holding a FREE Big Family event this weekend, May 25 – 26, on the North Terrace Cultural Boulevard. Galleries, gardens, libraries, museums, theatres and universities will host various arts activities great for families and children of all ages. You can take a look at the Big Family Weekend Map here to begin planning your day.
The overall festival takes place from May 22 to June 1, with this year’s theme being ‘People Together’.
For more information, you can visit the DreamBIG website.