One resilient festival has battled through not only the COVID-19 pandemic but also flooding, to bring patrons a weekend full of art, food, wine, music and culture.
Echo, an annual festival held on the East Coast at Cranbrook, was unable to run last year due to COVID-19, and recently had to postpone due to flooding in the area.
Destination Southern Tasmania chief executive officer Alex Heroys said the cancellation of the March festival dates was heart-breaking.
"This was heart-breaking for our friends at ECHO Festival, but also for the hundreds of Tasmanians and interstate visitors who were set to attend," he said.
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However, now rescheduled for late April, Echo promises an even better music line up than before, with six new artists joining the festival weekend.
Founder and creative producer Ange Boxall said she was devastated when the festival could not go ahead in March, but everyone had been incredibly supportive.
"Tasmania really pulls together," she said.
"The biggest change has been around the music line-up - we sadly lost two, but we've upped the ante and gained six artists."
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Some of the new artists in the line up include Ben Salter, Claire Anne Taylor, Denni, Jed Appleton and Meres.
Despite the music changes, much of the program will remain the same with grape stomping, a communal feast, a science bar, a room dedicated to the senses, and wine, gin, and whiskey tastings still on offer.
Echo will now be held on April 23-25. For more information visit echofestival.com.au.