2017 Festival

44th Annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Performing Arts

APRIL 10– MAY 7, 2017

Piano Encore – Sunday, April 23, 2017

Highlights Concert – Sunday, May 7, 2017



Please click on the button below to view or download the 2017 Festival Programme (updated: 9 April 2017):


Promoting performing arts excellence on the Sunshine Coast for more than forty years…



Awards, certificates, medallions and scholarships are given to encourage and assist performers in the pursuit of excellence in the performing arts. Awards are based on the adjudicators’ decisions. Visit our Awards page for more information on awards and scholarships and to view the list of awardees in past Festivals.

> List of Awardees


Festival venues for 2017 include the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, St. Hilda’s Anglican Church, Chatelech Secondary School Theatre, and Raven’s Cry Theatre in Sechelt, and the Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons.


The Festival is made possible through the generous financial support of local businesses, organizations and private individuals. Please click here for sponsorship information.

> Our 2017 Sponsors

Be a Member

Please help support the Festival by being a member of the SCFPA Society. Annual membership fees are only $10 for individuals and $15 for families. You may download our printable membership form using the link below. Become a member today!

> Go to Membership page


We wish to thank our 2017 sponsors and donors for their valuable support!