DARK MOFO at Various venues
Free
Starts: Thu Jun 6th, 2019

DARK MOFO
Various venues

Dark Mofo, Mona's winter festival, delves into centuries-old winter solstice rituals, exploring the links between ancient and contemporary mythology, humans and nature, religious and secular traditions,darkness and light, and birth, death and renewal.

Dark Mofo 2019 runs 14-23 June across Hobart, with a prelude weekend from 7-9 June on the wild island state of Tasmania, with major exhibitions at the Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG), a public art playground at Dark Park, international musicians and artists performing around the city, including the historic Odeon Theatre, and the home of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Federation Concert Hall.

It is a heady fortnight of festivities, and highlights for travellers often include the annual City of Hobart Dark Mofo Winter Feast on Hobart's waterside docks, the ogoh-ogoh parade and burning on the solstice night, and the annual Nude Solstice Swim, where hundreds of brave souls plunge into the River Derwent at sunrise to welcome back the return of the light after the longest night.

Mona's midwinter festival Dark Mofo is an annual pilgrimage south celebrating the dark through large-scale public art, food, film, music, light and noise.
Cost to be announced
Address: Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 7000
Price: Free
Date: Thursday Jun 6th, 2019 6:00pm to Sunday Jun 23rd, 2019 11:00pm
Various venues
Hobart, Tasmania, 7000 7000 Tasmania
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