The main livelihood of people in Port Lincoln is fishing. So the people look forward to celebrating their earnings every year in January by participating in the Tunarama Festival. The history of this festival dates back to 1962.
This unique festival is celebrated with colorful fireworks, dancing, and music. This is also one of the best food festivals in the world where spectators can visit the local places to eat and even do their retail shopping. This is often featured in many informative blogs such as The Dine and Wine.
World Championship Tuna Tossing Competition
The main component of the festival is the tuna tossing competition where competitors try to toss their fish as far as possible. There is even a different version of the competition created especially for small children using miniature fish, which is known as the Prawn Toss.
Telstra Street Procession
This is the most spectacular part of the festival. Participants dressed in bright and colorful costumes parade along the street with flamboyant vehicles and floats. There is even a competition for the Pageant Personality.
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