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Posted Thursday, March 1, 2007
In the historic Riverina town of Narrandera, the John O’Brien Bush Festival boasts an impressive five-day line up of Aussie-Irish bush poetry, music, dance, art and humour.
Forty five separate performances will take place, including two main concerts (6 and 11 hours respectively).
The festival takes its name from the famous poet John O’Brien, who wrote much of his work while living in Narrandera in the early 1900s. As well as celebrating all things country, the festival honours the rural pioneering heritage of the Irish settlers celebrated in John O’Brien’s poetry and incorporates St Patrick’s Day celebrations.
The annual festival is in its 13th year and close to 7,000 people are expected to attend this year.
The action-packed program includes:
For more information visit the Festival's web site.