Ten Days presents a multi-art form programme of free and ticketed events across Tasmania. A biennial event, the festival is a platform for the promotion of Tasmanian artists who are presented within an international programme featuring other island cultures and/or artists whose work explores island themes.Ten Days 2013 programme features activities including theatre, dance, music, visual arts, literature, film and food events and will deliver a multitude of accessible, as well as specialised, arts and cultural experiences to people of all ages.
The festival has steadily grown over the last 12 years and in 2011, the 6th edition, 232 events were presented in 111 venues, in 62 locations across Tasmania. New Artistic Director, Jo Duffy continues to explore the creative theme of
Ten Days within her programming for the 2013 festival, celebrating the best of island cultures often expressed through the arts, the people, the culinary culture, innovation and natural heritage. Ten Days 2013 will bring multiple events to Ten Festival Towns state-wide which gives Tasmanians and visitors ten international arts festivals to choose from in ten days - a great reason to enjoy all regions of Tasmania as well as a soakings up the festival atmosphere.
Ten Days on the Island will return 20 - 29 March, 2015.
Ten Days Company Structure
Ten Days is a not-for–profit limited company with charitable status. Generously supported by the Tasmanian State Government through the Department of Premier and Cabinet. Ten Days raises half its income from festival ticket sales and our strategically aligned corporate partners and generous families and individuals who choose to financially support the festival through our CBD2, Philos, ISLANDERS and young ISLANDER programmes.
Board of DirectorsChairman: Sir Guy Green
Secretary: Scott Dawkins
Board members: Peter Althaus, Bill Bleathman, Julia Farrell, Noel Frankham, Scott Gadd, Jacqui Allen
Past Board Member Mark Kelleher (until July 2012)