Ficifolia Festival street parade cancelled

The familiar street parade will not go ahead next year after the lack of people power and sponsorships forced the cancellation.

For the first time in its 32 year history, there will be no street parade at next year’s Ficifolia Festival. A lack of people power and sponsorship has forced Ficifolia Festival committee president John Griffiths to make the difficult decision

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Festival fills park

Taekwondo hits the streets during the Drouin Ficifolia Festival parade on Saturday.

Event organisers of the Drouin Ficifolia Festival party in the park believe Saturday crowds could have been better than ever before with thousands of people filling Civic Park well into the evening. While entertainment for the party in the park

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Ficifolia fun ahead

The Drouin Skate Park will be a hive of activity when the bike and skateboard competition returns to the Drouin Ficifolia Festival program.  Jack Cross placed third in last year's intermediate event.

With Ficifolia trees in full bloom around Drouin, the town’s annual Ficifolia Festival is ready to come alive. Each year the week-long festival brings the town alive with colour, excitement and fun with many community groups and local businesses putting

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Ficifolia Festival under threat

Ficifolia Festival president Vin Bibby says the 30th anniversary event is in serious danger of not being staging after no nominations for committee office bearer positions were received at the recent annual general meeting.

People power is needed to save Drouin’s annual Ficifolia Festival. The 30th annual festival in 2018 may not eventuate if community members don’t stand up and help. President Vin Bibby said it would be sad to see the festival cancelled,

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Drouin’s Festival of fun

Drouin Primary School students (from left) Tyisha Baxter, Isabelle Fankhauser and Katrina Gavory enjoyed the retro theme of Saturday’s Ficifolia Festival street parade.

Drouin’s Ficifolia Festival has been hailed a success, with good numbers turning out for the street parade and entertainment in Civic Park on Saturday evening. Ficifolia Festival president Rhona Hendrick said the parade was a success, with people lining the

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Ficifolia scarecrow disappears

Joan Stewart was pleased to be reunited with her trusty steed Todman, which won best home display in Drouin Ficifolia Festival's inaugural scarecrow trail.

A Drouin woman who had her scarecrow taken away in a misunderstanding has been reunited with her trusty steed, which has been awarded a winner as part of Drouin’s Ficifolia scarecrow trail. Todman St resident Joan Stewart had entered her

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Ficifolia Festival has plenty to tempt

Enjoying the gala dinner for the launch of the Ficifolia Festival are Beryl and Debbie Tyson.

The popular Drouin Ficifolia Festival was launched with a gala dinner at Drouin Football Clubrooms on Saturday night. Festival committee president Rhona Hendrick said the success of the festival was the result of work over many years by volunteers. She

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