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WE WON! AFCM won BEST EVENT/FESTIVAL at the 2013 North Queensland Tourism Awards, announced on Friday 18 October. This is a testament to the unique and wonderful spirit of this Festival, the amazing musicians, staff, volunteers, sponsors and audience. Well done team!
Artistic Director Piers Lane AO
I had a completely wonderful time, and the atmosphere you all create makes it a pure joy. Friends, old and new, musical adventures of all kinds, rich and full yet relaxed… BRAVO to all of you, it as a rare and wonderful thing to put together such an enterprise with such warmth and care for us.
David Selig (Piano, France/Australia)
From: Kay Jaumees
Subject: Thank you for a wonderful festival
The title says it all. Just wonderful.
Thank you to all the AFCM for 10 days of marvellous music, Please pass this email to Piers.
A superb and diverse programme. And then he played Gershwin.
Please pass on my grateful thanks to you and all the Festival organisers and performers. It was a life changing experience for me. Really, really super.
Michelle Dewar, Darwin