Cardwell UFO Festival

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The C-Files is a forum for people to discuss their UFO experiences and other mysterious sightings.

Cardwell UFO Festival, an annual event in Cardwell, Queensland, is the only UFO festival in Australia.[1][2][3] The event started in 2014 to discuss the unusual sightings and activities in the area, including the Tully Saucer Nests and the Cardwell Lights.[1][4][5][6] The festival also includes entertainment, family fun, markets, food and an alien-themed costume party.[1][7]

In 2017, the Festival was named to the Top 10 Festivals for UFO and Alien Lovers and to Australia’s 7 Most Eyebrow-Raising Festivals.[8][9]

C-Files[edit]

The festival includes the C-Files, a forum for people to discuss their UFO experiences as well as other mysterious sightings including the Min Min lights, rainforest pygmies, hairy men and large black cats.[7][10][11][12] Guest speaker at the 2016 forum was Alec Birmacombe from Queensland UFO Research.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Dalton, Nick. http://www.cairnspost.com.au/news/cairns/second-annual-ufo-festival-opens-at-cardwell-today-and-tomorrow/news-story/aea0750de6971db740fe61bffcf22193, "Second annual UFO festival opens at Cardwell today and tomorrow", The Cairns Post, May 1, 2015.
  2. ^ Dor, Lauren. "Cardwell set to welcome ET", The Cairns Sun, May 3, 2016, Page 5
  3. ^ "Cardwell to welcome UFO Festival", Eacham Times, April 26, 2016, Page 23
  4. ^ Bateman, Daniel. http://www.cairnspost.com.au/news/cairns/the-truth-is-out-there-in-cardwell-as-town-hosts-ufo-festival/story-fnjpusyw-1226901552040, "The truth is out there in Cardwell as town hosts UFO Festival", The Cairns Post, May 1, 2014
  5. ^ Ruthkowski, Chris. A world of UFOs, pages 51-52, ISBN 1550028332
  6. ^ Anderson, John. http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/ufo-caught-on-video-at-cardwell-in-north-queensland/story-fndo48ca-1226546907760, "UFO caught on video at Cardwell in north Queensland, Townsville Bulleting, January 2013.
  7. ^ a b c Bateman, Daniel. http://www.cairnspost.com.au/news/cairns/cardwell-ufo-festival-is-out-of-this-world/news-story/c794467da0defb4edf7cea6e217d5e6a, "Cardwell UFO Festival is out of this world", The Cairns Post, April 29, 2016
  8. ^ Jill Martelli, https://listverse.com/2017/04/16/top-10-festivals-for-ufo-and-alien-lovers/, Top 10 Festivals for UFO and Alien Lovers, Listverse, April 16, 2017
  9. ^ Chris Kelly, https://www.hunterandbligh.com.au/travel/australias-7-most-eyebrow-raising-festivals, Australia’s 7 Most Eyebrow-Raising Festivals, Hunter and Bligh, September 4, 2017
  10. ^ Fernbach, Nathalie and Egan, Issac. http://www.abc.net.au/local/photos/2014/05/03/3997256.htm, "X files opened at Cardwell UFO Festival", ABC Far North Queensland, May 4, 2014.
  11. ^ Alstont, John. http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/pics-of-ufo-to-light-up-festival/news-story/90334859a8ce8712c4d35a14d85783a0, "Pics of UFO to light up festival", The Townsville Bulletin, July 23, 2014.
  12. ^ Staley, Phil. https://soundcloud.com/abcfarnorth/cardwells-ufo-forum,"The C Files", ABC Far North radio, retrieved May 24, 2016.

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