The town of Tarrington in southwest Victoria holds a Laternenfest, celebrating the region’s German history, each year.
And part of that celebration by the town of 200 is an art contest, creating scenes and characters from bales of hay.
This year there were 35 entrants in the Tarrington Haybale Art Competition. Here’s a selection:
Oscar the Grouch
Tarrington Fire Truck
Pig the pug
And the winners are:
- Best Novelty – Oscar the Grouch
- Best Creature – Fox
- Best Recycled – Tarrington Fire Truck 3
- Best Character – Pig the pug
- Best Christmas-Laternenfest – Santa’s Fireplace
- Overall Winner – Yoda
- Spectator People’s Choice – Santa’s Fireplace
Hay bales stay out on display until just after Christmas.
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