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Fed Square Apple store, yes or no?

Fed Square Apple store, yes or no?

By Sunny Liu A public debate hosted by Open House Melbourne on February 13 presented contrasting opinions about whether an Apple flagship store should be built at Federation Square. Held at Federation Square’s Deakin Edge building, the public debate invited Federation Square CEO Jonathan Tribe, Committee for Melbourne CEO Martine Letts and architects Donald Bates

Visitor centre to go?

The City of Melbourne has not committed to establishing a replacement Melbourne Visitor Centre after the centre’s demolition at Federation Square. The centre is set to be demolished later this year to make way for the new Town Hall station’s Federation Square entrance. When asked directly whether the council was committed to delivering a new

Festival of lights

Celebrations of the Hindu festival of lights turned Federation Square into a vibrant stage on October 14. Dances accompanied by changing lights wowed the massive crowd that gathered for the annual expression of Indian culture. Food stalls and family activities filled the day with a festive aroma and laughter while the performances by various community

Happy birthday Buddha!

The annual celebration of Buddha’s Day and Multicultural Festival is back and is once again being held in Federation Square. This is the 22nd year that the city commemorates the Buddha’s birthday and celebrate Melbourne’s multicultural and multi-faith community. Organised by Fo Guang Shan Melbourne and Buddha’s Light International Association of Victoria (BLIAV), the festival

Very Big Laugh Out

From March 31 – April 23, enjoy a bellyful of laughs at Federation Square for the very funny and totally free, “The (Very) Big Laugh Out!” Presented by the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, The (Very) Big Laugh Out has you covered for all your comedic needs with shows running from midday onwards almost every day.

Multicultural Festival is back

In celebration of Cultural Diversity Week, Victoria’s Multicultural Festival once again makes a return to Federation Square on Saturday, March 25. Proudly presented by the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC), this is the 15th annual celebration of our multiculturalism. The festival attracts more than 45,000 visitors every year, so come and be part of the party.

World’s Greatest Shave

The Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave is back this year at Federation Square on March 17, from 11am – 6pm. The iconic fundraiser is one of the largest in Australia, attempting each year to raise money to help beat blood cancer. This year’s target is $17 million, so head down to Federation Square and donate

Summer In Motion

Get active this summer at Federation Square! With a large program of participatory events aimed at getting everyone up and moving, you can now squeeze in a fun, free work out during your lunch break. Join the world-renowned dance party that is Zumba! Burn calories to the exhilarating Latin beats. Classes are presented by Healthy

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