Halfway performing at the 2012 Village Festival, Yeppoon. Photo Sharyn O'Neill / The Morning Bulletin
Halfway performing at the 2012 Village Festival, Yeppoon. Photo Sharyn O'Neill / The Morning Bulletin Sharyn O'Neill ROK180812svillage

The Village Festival receives reschedule funds after floods

THE Village Festival at Yeppoon will be held August 16 to 18 with funding support from the State Government.

The festival is one of 17 to receive regional Queensland events to receive $150,000 through the Events Flood Assistance Program.

The events received the funding to with rescheduling after the floods earlier this year.

"Regional events are a great source of community pride and also bring significant economic and social benefits to the host community," Tourism and Major Events Minister Jann Stuckey said.

The EFAP funds will be used to help with hiring temporary infrastructure, engaging specialists to develop the event and marketing costs.



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