What better excuse for a get-together than doing something for our collective home? Earth Hour began in Sydney in 2007, then went global, joining other home-grown innovations like Clean Up Australia Day and National Recycling Week. But green events don’t have to be big to have an impact.
Love them or hate them, surprise parties are here to stay. The secret is good planning, along with keeping things under wraps until the big moment.
There are few things that captivate humans as much as a sporting contest. Whether it’s a beach cricket match, Formula 1 or the Olympics, people of all cultures love watching or participating in sport. But how do you go about organising your own sporty event?
When disaster strikes, humans reach for music to find the strength to go on. From war zones to natural disasters, music always finds a way.
Humans love getting together to celebrate what we do with our minds and our hands. Whether community-based or up on a stage, the best events celebrate the power of human imagination.
Sound gets inside our heads and under our skin. If you’re organising an event, large or small, thinking about sound will make whatever you do much more impactful.
If you’re organising an event designed to appeal to parents and their children – or at least include them – there are a few important things to keep in mind.
The boundaries between different forms of culture are less fixed than they might seem. Sometimes the most interesting things emerge when they break entirely.
As NSW local government elections loom, and state and federal polls wait in the wings, there’s no avoiding what passes for the democratic process in Australia. But for those seeking to get elected, and their supporters, election day is just the tip of the iceberg.