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Merri-bek Festivals Development Program

About the program

Merri-bek Festivals Development Program 2023 Expressions of Interest are now closed.

The Merri-bek Festivals Development Program supports artists and producers in the creation of new performances, live art or participatory works to be premiered as part of the 2023 Fawkner Festa or 2024 Glenroy Festival.

Expressions of Interest for the 2023 program have now closed. Huge thanks to those that submitted. We will be in contact with applicants as quickly as possible.

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