Moonee Valley Festival

A much loved community festival

Festival Director 2005 – 2007

Mooney Valley Festival is a well established and much loved three-day community festival that kicks off with an opening night spectacular and culminates in a community day in Queens Park.

Ros brought a fresh approach to this festival during her tenure as Festival Director. She engaged a broader cross-section of the local community and art scene, and introduced new elements to the traditional Queens Park Sunday, including an interactive performance piece in an oracle bubble and a photo note photo booth.

Moonee Valley festival

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Moonee Valley festival
Moonee Valley festival
Moonee Valley festival

She also developed a large-scale community project specific to each festival:

  • In 2007 a thirtieth birthday parade engaged hundreds of individuals and community groups.
  • In 2006, as part of the city’s Commonwealth Games celebration, a series of floating islands representing the islands of the Seychelles was constructed and opened for people to explore.
  • In 2005 an architectural installation by local primary and secondary school students linked festival sites in the form of a stencil pathway, while a series of projections by a local artist lit up the sky.

www.mooneevalley.org.au

Moonee Valley festival

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