The Marrickville Festival is Council's flagship event that brings together all our diverse and vibrant people, cultures, and creative communities.
Marrickville Council is searching for The Marrickville Kid
Nominations are now open for children aged 15 years or under to submit their photo and 25 words or less on why they should be The Marrickville Kid.
The Kid will be the face of Marrickville Festival and will appear on all Festival promotional materials, and receive a photo shoot.
Email your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line 'Marrickville Kid Competition Entry'. Entries close 5pm on Friday 26 July 2012.
Last year's Marrickville Kid was eight-year-old Maïa Oranea Stratos of Marrickville.
Last year's festival
The 2011 Marrickville Festival saw huge crowds of over 30,000 descend upon Marrickville and Illawarra Roads in Marrickville for a brilliant day of sunshine, warm temperatures, and over a hundred stalls and stands to browse.
The arts, crafts, foods, community services, and entertainment all had a local focus.
Marrickville Council thanks everyone who made it down to the festival, as well the businesses that helped make the day a success, as well as festival sponsor gotalk mobile, media partner Inner West Courier and supporters Commonwealth Bank, IKEA Tempe and Petersham RSL.
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