13-15 October 2017 | Melbourne – Australia

– AUSTRALASIA’S FIRST DEDICATED KIZOMBA FESTIVAL –

The Australian Kizomba Festival is Australasia’s premier Kizomba event, bringing International and Australasian Kizomba instructors, performers, DJs and dancers all together under one roof to celebrate and share their passion for Kizomba!

After a successful 2016, the Australian Kizomba Festival is set to present its highly-anticipated 4th edition this October!

Earlybird Special on sale until Friday 6 October (unless sold out prior)

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Australian Kizomba Festival – 2016

3 days of amazing Kizomba workshops

3 nights of sensational Kizomba parties

Best international and national Kizomba Instructors

Event Schedule

THURSDAY 12 OCTOBER 2017

  • 7:00pm – 11:30pm Exclusive AKF2017 Pre-Event (Exclusive Workshops and Intimate Meet’n’Greet Pre-Party) $65 includes International Artist Workshop + Party

NOTE: This is a separate event and is not included in the Full Event Pass. A limited number of tickets can be purchased for this event (strictly limited numbers, subject to availability)

FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER 2017

Day One Workshops

  • 10:30am Doors open/Registrations
  • 11:00am Workshops
  • 12:00pm Workshops
  • 1:00pm Lunch/Performers Tech Run
  • 2:00pm Workshops
  • 3:00pm Workshops

Friday Night Welcome Party

  • 8:00pm Evening Workshop
  • 9:00pm – 1:30am Welcome Party with DJs, Shows and Animacion

SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER 2017

Day Two Workshops

  • 10:30am Doors open/Registrations
  • 11:00am Workshops
  • 12:00pm Workshops
  • 1:00pm Lunch/Performers Tech Run
  • 2:00pm Workshops
  • 3:00pm Workshops

Saturday Night Themed Party

  • 8:00pm Evening Workshop
  • 9:00pm – 1:30am Themed Party with DJs, Shows and Animacion

SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER 2017

Day Three Workshops

  • 10:30am Doors open/Registrations
  • 11:00am Workshops
  • 12:00pm Workshops
  • 1:00pm Lunch
  • 2:00pm Workshops
  • 3:00pm Workshops

Sunday Night Finale Party

  • 8:00pm Evening Workshop
  • 9:00pm – 1:00am Finale Party with DJs and Animacion

 

(Please note: We are currently finalising the Workshop and Party schedules – this is to give you an approximate idea of how the event will look)

How to get there?

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The 2017 Australia Kizomba Festival will be held at St Brigid’s Hall (378 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy North), a magnificent large art-deco style venue used for many Melbourne dance and arts events, located in the vibrant inner-city precinct of Fitzroy, just 2km from the CBD.

The venue is walking distance from Fitzroy’s renowned bohemian vibe and eclectic mix of cool cafes, bars, restaurants and boutique shops, and a short tram ride to Melbourne’s famous CBD laneways and nearby attractions such as Federation Square, Southbank, St Kilda, etc.

St Brigid’s Hall
378 Nicholson Street
Fitzroy North

Tram 96 towards East Brunswick
Stop 17 – Princes St/ Nicholson St

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Accommodation

Melbourne is a great city to host the Australian Kizomba Festival and is often referred to as Australia’s cultural capital because of its thriving arts scene of livemusic, dance, film and other art forms.

Here are some accommodation options within walking distance (or a short tram ride) to the venue. There are also many hotels in Melbourne CBD suiting all budgets.

About us

AKF is committed to educating, promoting and preserving the historical and cultural aspects of Kizomba (both as a dance and music genre) and its related styles, whilst also exploring new directions that Kizomba is taking internationally. AKF strives to provide a high quality event, with a top quality instructors, workshops and parties that will give attendees an unforgettable experience.

We look forward to having you all together under one roof, to learning from each other, to making new friends who share the passion for this incredible dance, music and culture we have all fallen in love with!

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