Expressions of Interest are now open for Desert Festival 2023! 

Calling all artists and creatives – applications to be part of Desert Festival 2023 are now open

Desert Festival is an award-winning, arts and cultural festival held annually in Mparntwe/Alice Springs. Established in 2001, the multi-day festival offers a broad program of events including (but not limited to) exhibitions, visual art, poetry, dance, theatre, music, talks, workshops and more.

This year, Desert Festival will run from 21 September – 1 October 2023 in Mparntwe Alice Springs. Desert Festival is the perfect opportunity to showcase and communicate your act or art, no matter what genre or platform.

To apply:

  1. Click here
  2. Download and fill out the Desert Festival 2023 Application Form (word document).
  3. Once completed, save this form as a PDF and upload it, along with supporting images, to the Smartsheet form here.

For queries or assistance, please contact the Desert Festival Producer, Rosie Denton, via [email protected] or phone Red Hot Arts on (08) 8952 2392.

Applications open Tuesday 28 March 2023 and close Tuesday 9 May 2023.