Saturday 19th April 2014
Its hard to imagine a better place for a festival that is unique in every way.
The Coober Pedy Opal Festival celebrates the end of a long hot summer and the commencement of what many hope is a very prosperous opal mining season.
This years festival is action packed. Stay tuned for more information.
Coober Pedy not only produces an estimated 80% of the worlds opal, it boasts over 45 different nationalities and is one of the most multicultural towns in Australia.
The Opal Capital of the World is also unique for its underground living lifestyle and famous landscapes featured in many films.
The Opal Festival celebrates all these features and is the biggest local event of the year.
For a copy of this years program please go to http://www.opalfestival.com.au/
We look forward to seeing you all there!
All photos taken by Peter Rowe and printed with his kind permission.