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The Ritchies IGA Boonah Arts Festival
Presented by The Boonah and District Cultural Foundation Inc.

IGA 160 x 100

  • Fashion Awards

    Fashion and fun on the catwalk from the sublime to the ridiculous.

  • Red Rim Concert
    The Combined bands of Redlands and Boonah.
  • The Great Debate
    The Great Debate - clever, witty, hilarious.
  • Fassifern Voices
    The Fassifern Voices can raise the roof with a fantastic repertoire.
  • Youth Sowcase
    The Youth showcase - glittering, spectacular, fabulous kids with great talent.

2018 prize winners                                            

Click on the links to read or view the winning entries

Writing

All stories to begin with 'That was the last straw'

Category - 100 Word Story Open        Barry O'Farrell  'Find'

Category - Short Story Open              Ange Pennell 'Made from Scratch' 

Category - Short Story Years 10-12    Kodi Sawtell 'The Writer'

Category - Short Story Years 4-6       Brianna Swinton 'Only One Straw'

 Category - Poetry Open                   Penny Wright 'Ode to a Teapot'

Category - Bush Poetry Open            Diana Hockley 'The B & S Ball'

Fashion

Category - Touch of Class                 Peta Somerville 'Fairy Elegance'

Category - Wearable Art                   Jessica Kliese 'Full Bloom'

Category - Calico Creations              Jessica Hunsberger ' Almond Reverie'

Category - Storybook Character       Crystal Hook 'You're Late for Tea'

Category - Revamped                       Heather Reid 'Colour Your Culinary Heart'

Category - Kids in Calico                 Freyja Gordon 'Wonder from Wonderland'

Category - Accessories                   Heather Reid 'Large Sensory Clutch from the House of Annie P'

 Art

Category - Youth Photography (High School)  Zia Mellican 'Hidden Alley'

Category - Acrylic                                       Glen Smith 'The Apartment Block'

Category - Sculpture                                   Janine Gibson 'Tea-P'

Category - Photography                              Grant Quinn 'Ipswich History'

Category - Acrylic                                      Colleen Gardner 'Blue and Gold'

Category - Sculpture                                  Peter Holmes 'Guardians of the Scenic Rim'

Category - Photography                             Desmond Mellican 'It's a very Merry Christmas'