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Insiders Melbourne -- April 2011 in Melbourne
April 04, 2011

It is April in Melbourne – and cooler autumn days! We are still in a season of festivals and events!

Here are some interesting insider tips, what’s on in Melbourne Australia in April - all things music, dance, film...

Melbourne Comedy Festival

In full swing until April 23, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival is one of the three largest comedy festivals in the world, alongside similar events in Edinburgh and Montreal with an enormous program of stand-up comedy, cabaret, theatre, street performance, film, television, radio and visual arts - very popular: Melbourne Comedy Festival

Audi Festival of German Films 2011

This Festival of German Films brings you the most outstanding German film productions, from Thursday 7 to Monday 18 April 2011.

There are films to inspire and excite, to move you, to make you laugh and cry. The art of film making is on display, alongside a wonderful selection of feature films and documentaries.

Festival guests include Wim Wenders and Alexander Fehling. The festival is screening at the Kino Cinemas, Collins Street, and the Palace Cinema Como in South Yarra: German Film Festival 2011

The Melbourne Latin Festival 2011

The Melbourne Latin Festival 2011 is a sell-out event and one of Melbourne’s largest Latin dance events.

With a theme of 'THE LIGHTS OF BROADWAY' - let US entertain YOU!!!, there are 3 nights of parties, 2 days of workshops, 150 dancers, some of the best Latin DJs and live Latin bands, and 50 workshops!!

International stars and dancers from ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ & ‘Dancing With the Stars’ are featured, with dancing genres from Salsa to Bachata, Street Cha to Flamenco, Tango and more.

This is where you can lean to dance Street Latin in one weekend, and find workshops for all levels of experience.

It runs from April 8 to 10, 2011 at the Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre, Preston. Melbourne Latin Festival 2011

Apollo Bay Music Festival

Also from April 8-10, is the Apollo Bay Music Festival - a celebration of community and love of music in Apollo Bay. It features outstanding musicians, from World Music, to Rock, to Folk to Blues - all in the beautiful setting along the Great Ocean Road: Apollo Bay Music Festival

La Mirada Film Festival 2011

La Mirada Film Festival features the finest cinema from Spain and Latin America, from April 14 - 26 at ACMI Cinemas.

The program is broad and covers a range of conventional genres including comedies and thrillers, together with more daring and challenging works created by cutting-edge Hispanic filmmakers. La Marida Film Festival 2011

Essendon Record & CD Fair 2011

The Essendon Record & CD Fair is the place to browse for hours for unique Records, CD's and music memorabilia.

With 70,000 Records, 10,000 CD's, music memorabilia, magazines, books, videos and cassettes, there is an extensive range of pop, rock, grunge, blues, jazz, country, dance, funk, soul, alternative, heavy metal, electronica and most other styles for sale.

At Ukrainian House, Essendon, on Sunday 17th April 2011

Definitely no shortage of things to do in Melbourne in Autumn - the festival season for Melbourne!

With all the best Wishes

for the We Love Melbourne team

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