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I’ve written previously about Hobart’s MONA – Museum of Old and New Art.

Each year they hold a Festival of Music and Art – FOMA.

We went to the festival on Saturday, a full day of music on various stages, both outdoors and within the museum galleries. Musicians are invited from across the globe. We listened to a cellist from Baghdad, a Patagonian folk trio, a Sudanese singer, a classical pianist from Ukraine, soul singer from USA, Tasmanian choirs and jazz orchestra.IMG_0509IMG_0478IMG_0531IMG_0516

It is intriguing when you don’t know the musicians or their music. The festival is always an eclectic mix of sounds, creativity, people, in such a great space.

The museum has recently expanded with a new wing, new art installations, new walkways and a new tapas bar and lounge.IMG_0500IMG_0497IMG_0502IMG_0495IMG_0489IMG_0526

MONA is one of Hobart’s special places.