Tasmania to host arts fest

HOBART, Australia -- Tasmania is hosting a 10-day arts festival in various cities from March 30 through April 8.

Called 10 Days on the Island, the festival will feature a circus, music, dance, opera, visual arts, free parties, recitals, concerts, literature, art workshops and food events.

The first, second and 10th days of the festival are in Hobart; the third is in Roaring Beach, Port Arthur and Cambridge; the fourth in Strahan and Lake St. Clair; the fifth in Cradle Valley; the sixth in Stanley, Burnie and Latrobe; the seventh in Launceston; the eighth in St. Helens, St. Marys, Swansea and Coles Bay, and the ninth in Triabunna.

For ticket information, check the Web at www.ticketmaster7.com, and for general information on the festival, check www.tendaysontheisland.org.

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