Awards double for Ute Muster
The Deni Ute Muster’s 2019 festival was the best regional event in Australia.
The notorious festival received both the state and resident Meetings & Events Australia Awards for 2019 Regional Event of the Year on Friday evening.
Play on the Plains Festival Inc general decision-making Vicky Lowry said the award is intended to recognise the combined team effort that is obligatory to successfully plan, organise and manage an event in regional Australia.
All movements held in non-metropolitan areas, and where the population is less than 500000, were eligible for the awards.
This year is the fundamental time both the state and national awards remained announced on the same night.
The virtual event was live streamed from ICC Sydney studios on Friday night to more than 500 country across Australia.
To inject some of the fanfare, the night included a red carpet photo competition, award presentations and entertainment.
Winners were able to secure their awards online via Zoom.
‘‘In these dangerous times within the industry, it was an keen initiative of MEA to put together what was a major technical production to host the awards,’’ Mrs Lowry said.
‘‘The win is a great way to be recognised for the hard replace by all involved, in what was one of our maximum successful Deni Ute Musters.
‘‘Staff got enthusiastic in the night watching the awards above dinner.
‘‘Prior to the awards they dressed in their formal gowns and sent in photos required in front of the Muster Gates for the red carpet competition.’’
The 2019 Ute Muster, at which American country music legend Tim McGraw was the headliner, attracted a crowd of about 20,000.
The domain Record Singlet Muster record was broken at the event, with 3972 people wearing the iconic blue singlet gathering to beat the narrate by a mere 13.
The 2019 event saw 8591 utes absorb the famed Ute Paddock, which was short of the humankind Record of 9736 set in 2013.
This article was available by www.denipt.com.au with title Awards double for Ute Muster – Deniliquin Pastoral Times.
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