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"bold and visionary" - SIMON PLANT
 

ACOCO FESTIVAL

See something you've never seen before.

Broaden your horizons.

  • A welcoming, awe-inspiring place of connection

  • Spectacular array of established and new generation Australian talent

  • Bold and compelling stories of today and tomorrow

  • Combine with regional food, wine, scenery and tourist attractions

 

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Following on from successful Festivals in the Yarra Valley and Nagambie, ACOCO's new Festival is gearing up to make a splash in a coastal Victorian location - and an ideal summer time-slot.

EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE

world-class performances

DISCOVER

DISCOVER

a world of new stories and talent

ENJOY

ENJOY

beautiful surrounds and local hospitality

CONNECT

CONNECT

with family, friends and strangers - and make new friends!

ENGAGE

ENGAGE

with artists, fans and experts

FIND

FIND

yourself drawn into stories of today, and tomorrow

TESTIMONIALS

"OPERA...MOVED BEYOND THAT SLIGHTLY SCARY, ,SEEMINGLY INACCESSIBLE, HIGHBROW ART-FORM AND INTO THE MODERN CULTURAL LEXICON...PRETTY COOL"

RACHEL CORMACK / CONCRETE PLAYGROUND

"[YOUR FESTIVAL] HAS MADE AS BIG A CULTURAL IMPACT AS THE INTRODUCTION OF THE TARRAWARRA MUSEUM OF ART...SUPERB...BRAVO" 
 

SAVAAD FELICH / YARRA VALLEY ARTS

"THE PLAYING AND SINGING WERE EXEMPLARY - AND WHAT A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY FOR US TO SEE RISING AUSTRALIAN AND INTERNATIONAL STARS! THANK YOU FOR BRINGING SUCH TALENT TO US...WE WILL DEFINITELY BECOME REGULARS...EXCELLENT WORK"

OPERA SUBSCRIBERS

[Opera Festival Gala Opening, 2019]

"WANTED TO LET THE COMPANY KNOW HOW MUCH MY 15YO GRANDDAUGHTER AND I ENJOYED THE SHOW...WASN'T SURE SHE'D LIKE CONTEMPORARY OPERA BUT SHE WAS ENTHRALLED"

- NEW AUDIENCE MEMBER

[Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Summer Season 2021-2022]

"JOINS THE RANK OF TOP-NOTCH SHOWS...TOP-CLASS...EXALTED LEVELS...INTENSELY AND MOVINGLY PERFORMED" 

BARNEY ZWARTZ - SMH/THE AGE

[The Loser, Melbourne Recital Centre 2022]

"EXPERIENCE SHOWS..."
"ABSORBING...HYPNOTIC...IN FRONT OF A FULL HOUSE AT FED SQUARE
...SOPHISTICATED AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING...VISUALLY POWERFUL AND MUSICALLY PULSATING"

LIMELIGHT MAGAZINE

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