FLAME Festival a hot success
Published Monday, 9th April 2018
Fairfield City Council’s inaugural Fairfield Live Art, Music and Eats (FLAME) Festival was a huge success with more than 700 people flooding Fairfield city centre.
The festival, held on Friday 6 April, was developed to promote Western Sydney based performers and activate Fairfield city centre, allowing visitors to hear live music and enjoy delicious international fare.
“Council partnered with nine local businesses to deliver an exciting festival that showcased Western Sydney’s talented community in one brilliant evening for locals and visitors,” Mayor of Fairfield City Frank Carbone said.
“There was an amazing turnout to FLAME Festival, with more than 700 attendees who received a taste of our City’s outstanding cultural diversity and enjoyed great live music and delicious international cuisine.”
“Festival staff and volunteers also received positive feedback from visitors, performing artists and venue owners. Council and I are incredibly proud of this outcome.”
Mayor Carbone said the festival was made possible through the participation of Fairfield businesses and support of volunteers.
“Council and I wish to thank all who participated and helped shape FLAME Festival’s success, including participating venues, performers, volunteers and crew,” he said.
“Our festivals are a great way for the community to come together and enjoy our local talents and cultures. I am pleased Council continues to deliver these great events and showcase Fairfield City’s diversity.”
FLAME Festival was made possible through funding from Create NSW on behalf of the NSW State Government, in partnership with the Live Music Office.
Participating venues included Aladin Sweets, The Crescent Hotel, The Crescent Plaza, De Mustachio, Fairfield Hotel (and Green Peppercorn restaurant), Frank's Lebanese, Kebab Abu Ali, Lost in Books, Seven/Ten Split Bowling.