16-18 yo Catherine Martin Literary Winner 2019 One hot, dusty summer’s day, in the small outback town Walgett, a group of emus got together and decided to make ...On May 31, 2019 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
16-18 yo Catherine Martin Literary Runner up 2019 On July 9th 2010, Alipate Elias was on a plane travelling to Sydney, Australia from Iraq. Alipate has managed to ...On May 31, 2019 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
10 -12yo Catherine Martin Literary Winner 2019 Down from the house perched on the hill, is grandma’s garden. Beyond the garden are sheep and vineyards. The sheep are ...On May 31, 2019 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
10 -12yo Catherine Martin Literary Highly Commended 2019 My horse Midnight was acting very strange, prancing around, ears pricked and nostrils flared, I took a deep breath and ...On May 31, 2019 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
16-18yo Catherine Martin Literary Category Winner 2018 The ocean has always fascinated me. How can it be calm yet rough; agitated but relaxed; irresolute yet determined? How can ...On July 16, 2018 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
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John Shaw Neilson Acquisitive Art Prize 2020: $12,000 The John Shaw Neilson Acquisitive Art Prize, is open to all emerging and established artists throughout Australia, and entries must be inspired ...On November 9, 2018 / 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