RISING is a surge of art, music, performance and ceremony in the heart of Melbourne. 

Ambitious in scale and impact, RISING will begin on the evening of the total lunar eclipse in May 2021. Over 12 nights, festivity and late-night culture will intersect with huge moments spanning the emerging and iconic, the epic and intimate.
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From a program of free and ticketed events, interlocking circles of experience and connection will reverberate through the city’s laneways, venues and public spaces. RISING is a bold, provocative, illuminating expression of Melbourne now. 

The inaugural festival will take place 26 May – 6 June 2021.

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Dates:
26 May - 06 Jun 2021
Accessibility:
  • Actively welcomes people with access needs
  • Suitable for guests who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour
  • Suitable for guests with a vision impairment. Attained by providing for guests with partial vision impairment or total loss of useable vision
  • Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf
  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times

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Various locations, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
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