Sunshine Short Film Festival
Sunshine Short Film Festival is hosted by the Sunshine Business Association every year in October. The Festival offers the chance for everyone to have fun, be creative and tell a visual story in a film that runs no longer than five minutes. Finalists have their films screened at the birthplace of Village Cinemas, on the big Screen at Village Sunshine Megaplex. Not only are there prizes up to $5,000 on offer; this could be your opportunity to get some exposure in the short film industry.We are now Calling for Entries up to 25th September. This years’ screening is Friday 28th October 2016
Sunshine Lantern Festival
The Sunshine Lantern Festival is a free community event that takes place in the busy Sunshine shopping precinct along Hampshire Road, Sunshine annually in September, 10am to 8pm. It will be a full day of family fun, entertainment, rides, street performers, music, food of may nations, magical Lion and Dragon Dancing, a Lantern Parade to celebrate the full moon and ending with spectacular fireworks. 2016 date is Saturday 10th September. The community Fund Raising Dinner is planned for Tuesday 9th August, 6.30pm to 9.30pm at the Gold Leaf restaurant – $60 a person or $500 for a table of 10. Details on next page.
Sunshine Pho Fever
Held in March annually, Sunshine Pho Fever showcases Sunshine’s authentic, fresh and cheap Vietnamese cuisine to an audience from all parts of the world, in particular Vietnamese Soup, which is known as ‘pho’.
Love your pho? Then this is the ultimate Vietnamese liquid tasting experience! Sample Vietnamese cocktails (non alcoholic) and aromatic bowls of pho across ten Sunshine restaurants and learn all the stories behind these South East Asian delights! Sunshine Pho Fever is proudly part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Dates for 2017 are to confirmed.
The Sunshine Business Association (SBA) hosts a street market along Hampshire Road in the Sunshine Town Centre, which operates every second Friday subject to weather. The street market provides an additional attraction to the Centre that complements the existing offerings and attracts new customers. The market includes arts and crafts and is located on the footpath along Hampshire Road between Service Street and Bennett’s Lane. For all queries about opening a market stall please contact Bob Mitchell, Market Manager on telephone 0400 560 620. For dates click below:
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