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Entertainment

The Aquacade


Born from the success of the 1984 New Orleans' World Fair, this first ever Aquacade in Australia was one of the most popular shows at World Expo '88, and received the "Golden Platypus" Award for Excellence as the most outstanding attraction at the Expo.

Brainchild of Entertainment Division Director, Australian events-entrepreneur extraordinaire, Ric Birch, the venue feaured 2 masters of ceremonies, 1 comedian, 15 high divers, 23 synchronised swimmers, and 23 dancers, playing 
to capacity audiences 5 times a day, under the aquatic theme of "Bligh's Follies" - a humourous rendition on Captain Bligh's mutiny.

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