Italian Masterpieces from Spain's Royal Court at the National Gallery of Victoria, 16 May – 31 August.
Dreamworks Animation, ACMI, Melbourne, Australia
Aztecs, Melbourne Museum, Victoria, Australia
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A whole world of events awaits you in Melbourne. Whatever the season, the city is buzzing with theatre, exhibitions, concerts, festivals and sporting events. Drawing guests from across Australia and around the globe, Melbourne's busy events calendar is sure to excite.

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ANZAC Day at Flemington Racecourse

ANZAC Day at Flemington Racecourse

25 Apr 2014

Join in the fun at Flemington Racecourse on ANZAC Day for our traditional tribute to the courageous men and women who have served our nation. The...

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Kellybrook Winery

Annual Kellybrook Cider Festival

3 - 4 May 2014

Now in its 26th year, the Kellybrook Cider Festival allows visitors to immerse themselves in all things cider! Highlights of the event included...

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Good Beer Week 2012

Good Beer Week

17 - 25 May 2014

Raise a glass or two to the growing crop of microbreweries at Good Beer Week, featuring showcases, tastings, masterclasses, and even beer brekkies.

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St Kilda Film Festival

22 - 31 May 2014

The St Kilda Film Festival is back in 2014, it's Australia's longest running and highest profile short film festival and for six days (starting with...

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Crowds at Federation Square

Melbourne International Jazz Festival

30 May - 8 Jun 2014

Hear something new in Melbourne's jazz bars and clubs this Queens Birthday weekend. Catch exclusive international acts and local newcomers.

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Melbourne International 3 Day Equestrian Event

Melbourne International 3 Day Event

6 - 9 Jun 2014

Incorporating a great weekend of entertainment over the Queen's Birthday long weekend Melbourne International 3 Day Event is a highlight on the...

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Melbourne Cabaret Festival

19 - 29 Jun 2014

The annual Melbourne Cabaret Festival will burst forth across the city in 16 venues this June. Featuring an amazing list of overseas shows never...

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Le Miserables

Les Miserables

4 Jul - 21 Sep 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schönberg's legendary musical, Les Miserables will come to Melbourne in June 2014. With...

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Softbelly Bar and Lounge

Five Boroughs Comedy

1 May 2014, 8 May 2014, 15 May 2014, 22 May 2014

Melbourne's best quality night of comedy is here! Every Thursday night in the city, Five Boroughs Comedy has some of the biggest names in Australian...

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Immersion, Artist Angela Barnett

Gertrude Street Projection Festival

18 - 27 Jul 2014

Stroll down Gertrude Street as it transforms into an outdoor gallery with the buildings, roads and landmarks coming alive with colour and movement.

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Open House Melbourne

Open House Melbourne

26 - 27 Jul 2014

Be treated to inside views of Melbourne's most significant buildings for just one weekend and discover secret rooftop gardens and sustainable design.

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MIFF red carpet

Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF)

31 Jul - 17 Aug 2014

Ensure your winter's complete by cramming your minipass with every award-winning, big-budget, no-budget, international, local film and events at MIFF.

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MWF at BMW Edge 2012

Melbourne Writers Festival

21 - 31 Aug 2014

Prepare for larger-than-life characters and stories that leap off your page as talented writers descend on Melbourne to celebrate the written word.

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AFL final

AFL Finals Series

5 - 27 Sep 2014

Choose a team, scoff a meat pie and barrack hard with passionate Melburnians at this spectacular crescendo of 22 weeks of the Aussie Rules season.

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Melbourne Fringe Media Launch 2013

Melbourne Fringe Festival

17 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

The Melbourne Fringe Festival is a celebration, featuring artists from Melbourne and beyond activating the city and spaces we live in with works...

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2012 Winners Tom McDermott and Romantic Dream

Australian Showjumping Championships

18 - 21 Sep 2014

The Australian Showjumping Championships are the national titles for the equestrian sport of Showjumping. Riders from all over Australia will compete...

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2012 Melbourne Cup victory

Spring Racing Carnival

20 Sep - 22 Nov 2014 (dates to be confirmed)

Soak up the buzz on and off the track as glamourous punters and champion thoroughbreds descend on Melbourne for six weeks of Spring Carnival action.

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Melbourne Festival

10 - 26 Oct 2014

Cram a year's worth of high art into two weeks and see the cream of Australian and international theatre, dance, visual arts, opera and music.

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The 2012 Emirates Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup Carnival

1 - 8 Nov 2014

The Melbourne Cup Carnival is an unequalled world-class event that encompasses the finest racing, entertainment, fashion, culture, food and wine all...

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Melbourne Music Week

14 - 23 Nov 2014 (dates to be confirmed)

Now in its ffifth year, Melbourne Music Week (MMW) takes over Melbourne once again with a carefully curated program of imaginative and eclectic...

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Winter Masterpieces

Melbourne's Winter Masterpieces brings you an annual series of major exhibitions from around the world. Italian Masterpieces from Spain's Royal Court, Museo del Prado and DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition are part of this year's amazing line up.

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