This award is motivated by Australian Literature, and Australian themed writing. It is with this intent that we ask participants’ work to be inspired by ‘Australia’, ‘Australians’ and ...On March 25, 2018 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
Great live music in a great venue featuring The Villenettes, The Drowsy Maggies, William Alexander, Masco Sound System & more. Food, wine, beer and soft drink available. The Drowsy ...On March 25, 2018 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
Co Opera’s hilarious new production of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville captures the troubadour tradition of the travelling Italian Commedia dell’ Arte. For 27 years Co-Opera’s performers have ...On March 25, 2018 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
NOW OPEN: The Balnaves Foundation John Shaw Neilson Acquisitive Art Prize 2018: $10,000 The John Shaw Neilson Acquisitive Art Prize, is open to all emerging and established artists throughout ...On November 9, 2017 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
The Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival’s “Penola Light Display” has been elected to proceed to the public vote for the ‘Fun My Neighbourhood’ concept! Now we need your help! Please support ...On November 1, 2017 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
Our 2017 Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival has, once again, maintained a solid program of new, exciting and assorted experiences. Attendance figures were estimated to be in the vicinity ...On September 26, 2017 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
Since our beginning in 1991 our Festival is held annually every May.
Our aim is to highlight excellence through the involvement of local, national and international artists. It promotes Penola’s rich literary and cultural heritage through its program.
We celebrates the literary and arts heritage of Penola and the fine wines of Coonawarra.
Penola Festival Association
PO Box 318 Penola
South Australia, 5277