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WIN: One of 2 x Double Passes to the Melbourne Ice Slide

Thank you for your entries! This competition is now closed   The Winter School Holidays will see the heart of Southbank once again transformed into an action packed winter wonderland when Eureka Skydeck present the return of the giant Melbourne Ice Slide for kids, parents and the whole of Melbourne to enjoy. Warm up this winter with an exhilarating journey down the Melbourne Ice Slide! We’ve got two double passes up for grabs. To win, follow us on Facebook and check out the competition post for details. Find the Facebook post here. Discover more about the Melbourne Ice Slide here 

Strictly Ballroom

Infectious family fun at Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom tells the story of dancer-in-training since childhood, Scott Hastings as he faces the challenge of gaining acceptance for his creative dance steps in the competitive world of ballroom dancing. At heart, Strictly Ballroom provides audiences with an inspirational message—”a life lived in fear is alifehalf lived”—in the form of a romantic comedy. Scott (played by Thomas Lacey) joins with amateur dancer, Fran (Phoebe Panaretos), to beat the repressive nature of ballroom dancing and create acceptance for creativity and attitudes outside of Australian ‘norms’. Strictly Ballroom was first revealed in a stage play co-written by Baz Luhrmann and his fellow National Institute of the Dramatic Arts (NIDA) colleagues in 1984. The play received critical acclaim and Baz Luhrmann later transformed the story into a hugely popular film in 1992 that won many national and international awards and the hearts of audiences worldwide. If you loved the film, Strictly Ballroom, you’ll likely really enjoy the musical too. The show is full of all the great songs—Love is in the Air and Time After Time included. …