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Tasmanian Christmas Carnivals still going strong 100+ years on

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Many Tasmanian natives would remember attending their local Christmas Carnivals growing up.

Over 100 years on, the carnivals are still going strong with this year’s series kicking off in Rosebery tomorrow morning.

Showcasing world-class cycling, running, and wood-chopping, this year’s eight events will take place across the next month, with the series finishing up in St Helens on January 18.

Listen as series promoter Richard Welsh joins Martin Agatyn to discuss the Tasmanian Christmas Carnivals, which he says put Tassie on the map.

2019/2020 PROGRAM:
Saturday, December 21: Rosebery
Friday, December 27:
Launceston
Saturday, December 28: Latrobe
Sunday, December 29: Devonport Day 1
Monday, December 30: Devonport Day 2
Tuesday, December 31: Burnie
Sunday, January 5: Hobart
Saturday, January 18: St Helens

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