Welcome to Ironfest – April 21-23 2017

“Ironfest is the festival where Anything Goes.”

HuffPost Australia 2016.
Ironfest Lithgow. An arts festival that explores the relationship between humans, metal and identity. Held annually at the Lithgow Showground in the middle of April, it brings together artists, designer-makers, blacksmiths, performers of all kind, musicians, steampunkers, historical re-enactors, machine enthusiasts & hobbyists from all over Australia & the World.

Ironfest 16 (Holy Grail) was another successful event with perfect weather and record crowds. We estimate that over 16,000 people attended. Thanks to every one of you and see you next year for #ironfest17 (Lost World).

Dates: 21, 22 & 23 April
Hrs: TBA
Location: Lithgow Showground
More Info TBA here & www.facebook.com/ironfest

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The Kingdom of Ironfest

2 hours 1 minute ago

via Nik Nak

A new creation by Koka Nikoladze ! In his own words: " You can actually make quite an expressive instrument with a single stepper motor!
I made this little monster overnight to cheer up my Mariam a little bit. She liked it very much. Sound comes from the stepper and it is amplified with a contact microphone. Intonation is adjusted by changing speed of the motor.
I was thinking of making it microtonal, but then I said - ok! Twelve-tone screwboard is geeky enough! "Screwboard" - a keyboard made of touch-sensitive screws. Somebody please add the term to Oxford Dictionaries.
These are just some of the capabilities of the “Stepper Miniature”. It becomes a real monster with some distortion pedals and other effects connected. This is just a raw recording of the original sound.
And yes, don’t you dare watching this without headphones! "

The Kingdom of Ironfest

2 hours 34 minutes ago

via Akora King

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! Here's a Throwback Thursday worth sharing - the moment Jessica Mauboy auditioned for Australian Idol will still give you goosebumps. Video: Channel Ten

The Kingdom of Ironfest

23 hours 16 minutes ago

Dear Citizens,
Please help us find the Lost World by entering our Lost World Art Competition here:

Submit a digital copy of 2D art on theme. 10 finalists will be featured in an art exhibit at A Reader’s Heaven, in Lithgow opening Iron Fest weekend where the winner will be announced. The winner will receive VIP tickets to Iron Fest and all finalist included in the show will have a chance to sell their work with no commission. There is no entry fee. Please read the terms and conditions thoroughly before submitting.

Sponsored by @[1641239019443117:274:Iron Fest] Inc., @[101544833338815:274:Lithgow City Council], and @[120494344664261:274:A Reader's Heaven].

The Terms and Conditions
1. The promoters are: Iron Fest Inc, Lithgow City Council and A Reader’s Heaven.
2. Employees of Iron Fest Inc, Lithgow City Council and A Reader’s Heaven or their family members shall not be permitted to enter the competition.
3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.
4. Entries Open August 1, 2016. Submit one [1] .jpg image along with Name, Address, Email Address, Phone number, Title of art to: submit.arh@gmail.com Copy/Paste "I've discovered the Lost World." in the subject line.
5. Closing date for entry will be January, 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM. After this date no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
6. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
7. Finalists will be notified on March 1, 2017.
8. Finalists are responsible to deliver 2D artwork [sized 20x20cm to 60x60cm] to A Reader’s Heaven, 184 Mort Street, Lithgow, NSW, 2790 by April 15, 2017. The winner will be decided by a third party [to be announced] at an event hosted by A Reader’s Heaven on April 20, 2017. [Specifics to be announced]
9. The winner will receive VIP tickets to Iron Fest 2017. All Finalists’ work will be on display at A Reader’s Heaven [dates to be announced] with the option [art’s sole option] to sell at a price determined by the finalist. If sale is successful, 100% of the sale price will be award to the finalist for their work.
10. The promoter(s) reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
11. The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
12. No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
13. Finalists will be chosen panel of judges appointed by the promoters.
14. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
15. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
16. The artwork remains the property of the entrant.
17. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by Australian law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia.
18. The entrants agrees to the use of his/her name, image, and artwork in any publicity material. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current Australian data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
18. The finalists will be notified by email on February 28, 2017, their names will be posted on this Facebook page on March 1, 2017.
19. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
20. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to the promoters and not to any other party.

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