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Brisbane French Festival
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Say bienvenue to the Brisbane French Festival, South Bank

Francophiles all over town are preparing their Breton-striped tops and red berets for the Brisbane French Festival at South Bank Parklands this Saturday. Held in conjunction with France’s National Day, known as Bastille Day, the calendars have aligned for this year’s event to be held on July 14. more

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Say ciao to Italian Week
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Say ciao to Italian Week

Calling all Signors and Signorinas, Italian Week 2012 is upon us – from May 23 to June 2, Brisbane will become a hub of Mediterranean celebrations thanks to numerous events held in the name of Italia. more

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Party with the hellenic crowd at Paniyiri
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Party with the hellenic crowd at Paniyiri

The Greeks are known for being loud and proud when it comes to their culture, and why wouldn’t you be when you descend from the birthplace of Socrates, baklava and ouzo. Paniyiri, the festival that celebrates Greek culture in its most rambunctious form, is back on Saturday May 19 for a two-day food and dancing overload. more

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Get up early and go garage sailing
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Get up early and go garage sailing

Gone are the days where rummaging through other people’s seconds resulted in red cheeks. Op shops, car boot sales and garage sales were potential social disaster zones as a child, for fear of running into someone from school while your parents scoured for a bargain amongst others’ junk. But slowly op shops became cool, vintage was the new black, and the cheaper an item, the more boasting potential. Now with whole stores dedicated to overpriced secondhand goods, the weekend garage sale is a refreshing option on your hunt for homely wares. more