Melbourne's Midsumma Festival returns in all its wild finery this summer, bringing a wave of pre-eminent queer arts and cultural festivities from 14 January to 4 February 2018. Since its debut in 1988, the three-week event has celebrated the LGBTQIA+ communities, offering audiences a diverse display of spectacular performances, talks and social events.
The open-access festival features another stellar line up in 2018 with more than 170 events which promote and develop queer arts including theatre, dance, film, music, drag, sport, talks, visual art and parties. Key events include Carnival on Sunday 14 January, and Pride March on Sunday 28 January.
Image: Midsumma Pride March - photo by Asanka Brendon Ratnayake
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia