Originating in the 1970s as an innovative, cutting-edge alter-native to the established Adelaide Festival, the Adelaide Fringe today enjoys a synergistic relationship with its sister festival, contributing to the vibrant atmosphere of this Aus-tralian city during the autumn months. Held biennially for a three-week period, the Fringe features the latest in the underground and experimental arts created by independent artists from Australia, Europe, and the United States. The program includes comedy, dance, film, music, physical the-ater, dramatic theater, and visual arts. Audience attendance in 2002 was nearly 200,000, making the Adelaide Fringe one of the largest and most popular arts festivals in the world.
P.O. Box 3242
265 Rundle St., 1st Fl.
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
011-61-8-8100-2000; fax: 011-61-8-8100-2020