The Christmas is both Pagan and Christian. With its cultural foundations in Norse pagan nature worship – branches or trees were bought inside homes and decorated with candles, apples and other shiny objects. During the conversions many European pagan traditions were accepted into Christianity. Prince Albert of Germany (1848), brought the Christmas tree came to England. The creative Victorians added many more decorations. Today the Christmas tree can be found in homes across the world.

The Christmas tree has a long history that is both Pagan and Christian. With its cultural foundations in Norse pagan nature worship – branches or trees were bought inside homes and decorated with candle

Diwali Festival of Light at Deakin University Waterfront Campus Geelong

Diwali Festival of Light at Deakin University Waterfront Campus Geelong

The Mountain to Mouth MM2016. This spiritual and physical event is held in Geelong, it starts at The You Yang's ranges state park and after two days ends up at Barwon Heads (the mouth of the river). It is on every second year. The event travels on an Aboriginal songline with symbolic spirals created by artists and groups to finish each stage. You can do as much or as little walking as you like, or just bring a camera and watch it all unfold! Book Now. 6th-8th May

The Mountain to Mouth MM2016. This spiritual and physical event is held in Geelong, it starts at The You Yang's ranges state park and after two days ends up at Barwon Heads (the mouth of the river). It is on every second year. The event travels on an Aboriginal songline with symbolic spirals created by artists and groups to finish each stage. You can do as much or as little walking as you like, or just bring a camera and watch it all unfold! Book Now. 6th-8th May

The famous floating Christmas tree in Geelong. At night there is music and lighting. A great family event on every night until Christmas, but may continue until the new year. Visit the city of greater website for more info.

The famous floating Christmas tree in Geelong. At night there is music and lighting. A great family event on every night until Christmas, but may continue until the new year. Visit the city of greater website for more info.

Diwali Festival of Light at Deakin University Waterfront Campus Geelong. Celebration of light, colour, music, stalls and fireworks!

Diwali Festival of Light at Deakin University Waterfront Campus Geelong. Celebration of light, colour, music, stalls and fireworks!

Beautiful eagle and other birds at the Battle of Bannockburn in Bannockburn, Victoria, Australia. A medieval fest, showcasing other famous battles and ancient crafts! Held in October.

Beautiful eagle and other birds at the Battle of Bannockburn in Bannockburn, Victoria, Australia. A medieval fest, showcasing other famous battles and ancient crafts! Held in October.

Shining Knights at the Battle of Bannockburn Weekend Festival, in Victoria, Australia. Food, music, battles, ancient crafts and stalls. Held in October

Shining Knights at the Battle of Bannockburn Weekend Festival, in Victoria, Australia. Food, music, battles, ancient crafts and stalls. Held in October

The Bendigo Easter Festival. One of the oldest festivals in Australia, this family events is held at Easter and is a celebration of Chinese and Australian culture. There are 5 days of non-stop events. A fantastic event!

The Bendigo Easter Festival. One of the oldest festivals in Australia, this family events is held at Easter and is a celebration of Chinese and Australian culture. There are 5 days of non-stop events. A fantastic event!

Tic-a-tape flies at The Cadel Evans - Great Ocean Road Race stage. Held every year starting and finishing at Geelong Waterfront.Held at the end of January in Victoria, Australia.

Tic-a-tape flies at The Cadel Evans - Great Ocean Road Race stage. Held every year starting and finishing at Geelong Waterfront.Held at the end of January in Victoria, Australia.

West Fest in Pakington St Geelong, West, Victoria, Australia. Think we can all relate to this De-Stress tent at this family afternoon celebration in April.

West Fest in Pakington St Geelong, West, Victoria, Australia. Think we can all relate to this De-Stress tent at this family afternoon celebration in April.


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