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Melbourne Writers Festival (MWF) is Melbourne's annual, 10-day celebration for everyone who reads. The Festival brings together writers from around the world to celebrate literature, explore ideas, and inspire readers through a vibrant program of storytelling, conversation and discussion, intellectual debate, educational programs, live performance, music and art events. The Festival includes events for people of all ages and more than a quarter of the program is free.
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Explore art, photos and sculpture at galleries big, and small. Discover movie magic at ACMI, grand architecture, and a labyrinthine library.
See blockbuster productions at grand theatres, or catch new local talent on tiny stages, in surprising locations.
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