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MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture Submissions



MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture is an annual celebration presented by Brisbane Powerhouse.

MELT is an invitation to celebrate LGBTIQ+ culture through a dynamic, fun and highly engaging program of curated events featuring local, national and international artists and performances.

Based at Brisbane Powerhouse, MELT provides a focal point for the community, an opportunity for expression for artists and performers, and a platform to promote tolerance, equality and diversity across all genders, sexual orientations, ages, ethnicities, abilities and artistic interests.

Join the celebration. Add your voice!

MELT 2020 dates are  Thu 18 Jun-Sun 28 Jun, 2020

Submissions are now open for MELT 2020. Download the EOI kit here.


  • Drop files here or
    Landscape photos preferred for web upload
  • Eg 1) Marketing Plan 2) Key and supporting images 3) Program and Publicity Copy 4) Target Audience Description 5) Expected Audience Size 6) Preferred Ticket 7) Pricing Structure
  • Eg 1) Technical Description 2) Floor and Lighting Plans 3) Staging, Lighting and Sound Equipment Lists 4) Bump-in Schedule 5) Crew Requirements (bump-in, bump-out and performances) 6) Freight Requirements