What a way to celebrate our 25th year! There were sellout performances, crowds were up, events and workshops were fully booked, and there was a great buzz in Penola’s Memorial ...On August 3, 2016 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
Yoga, ‘upcycled music’, selfie competitions and circus workshops are just some of the eclectic mix of events organised for children as part of the ‘Big Kids, Little Kids ...On April 9, 2016 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
Competitions held as part of the 2015 Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival are set to increase in prestige and popularity, with over $8000 prize money now being offered in ...On February 25, 2015 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
What did you think of the 2019 Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival? CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE OUR SURVEY This is your chance to have your say. Your survey will ...On May 26, 2019 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
Deadline: Wednesday 15th May 2019 3.30pm CST to Mary MacKillop Memorial School reception during school hours and have entry form attached. Entry Fee: Free to enter Click to Download ...On March 28, 2019 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
The intent of this new competition is to seek entries of short poems relevant to the Penola and Coonawarra district related to the concept ‘People, Places and Open ...On February 28, 2019 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
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
Applications for the 2019 Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival are open! We welcomes all artists, wineries, musicians, local businesses, artisan food producers, performers and creatives to register an event. ...On October 31, 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