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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | August 12, 2020

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Iconic EKKA treats keep spirit alive

July 25, 2020 |

Although the 2020 Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) has been cancelled due to COVID-19, some traditions will continue with iconic foods to be served at the showgrounds. Read More

Ekka Calls For Regional Designers To Strut Their Stuff

March 28, 2017 |

Do you fancy yourself to be a fashion designer? Love the thrill of a new challenge? Live Regional? Read More

Escape Ekka madness with the Pre-Ekka Wrekka

August 7, 2016 |

Each August, Brisbanites are gifted a mid-week holiday to appreciate the state’s finest produce, sample grandma’s best fruitcakes, and get spun around by suspicious-looking sky-high machines… or simply recover from the night before. Read More


July 19, 2016 |

This week began the official launch and countdown to QLD’s 2016 Ekka, and luckily, TCI got the dates and information for two of the most important fashion events that you’ll be wanting to note down in your calendar! Read More

It’s EKKA time!

August 14, 2014 |

Remember all those years back when you walked in scoffing down fairy floss, playing the clowns and petting the animals and you walked out with showbags galore filled with boundless sweets and novelty toys? It’s that time of year again and the Ekka seems to just keep on getting better.

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Triple J’s Lewi McKirdy Live At Limes Hotel

August 12, 2014 |

This Tuesday, Limes Hotel has your Ekka eve sorted with Triple J’s very own Lewi McKirdy spinning some tunes to dance the night away.

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James Bustar Juggles Ten World Records for EKKA

August 12, 2014 |

It is not every day that you obtain the opportunity to witness a professional juggler, let alone a comedian juggler that performs with axes, bowling balls and a unicycle. This job may sound like a dream, but James Bustar’s awe-inspiring shows are a product of incredible talent and perfection of skill.  Read More

5 Reasons To Go To Riverlife’s Winterfest

August 11, 2014 |

Brisbanites this coming Ekka Wednesday the ‘peoples day’ holiday, instead of joining all the crowds down to the Ekka show why not escape them and head to picturesque Kangaroo Point for Winterfest. Have a seat, relax and sip on your spiced rum or mulled wine while you listen to some great music all while watching the sunset.

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Fashionable Fibres

August 21, 2013 |

With the start of the city’s Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival rapidly approaching, Brisbane locals were treated to a preview of what to expect at the recent Commbank Natural Fibres Fashion Parades. Read More

Eating the Ekka

August 18, 2013 |

The Ekka signifies a lot of different things to a lot of different people, but to me the Ekka has always been about food, first and foremost. Read More

Ekka cake competitions

August 8, 2013 |

Cake judging is serious business!

I mean, the sort of serious business that takes an expert eye with decades of experience behind them and who will sit in front of these beautiful creations critiquing the evenness of every pipe, every … Read More

Ekka Fireworks you can play with.

August 3, 2012 |

Its Ekka time and this year they’re giving us a chance to light up the sky with fireworks – the virtual sky that is.

The Ekka have launched Australia’s first and only free interactive fireworks app, giving show goers the … Read More