Before social media and online dating the Australian outback had a more traditional way for young men and women to meet up – The Bachelor and Spinster Ball. This uniquely Australian tradition, originating in the Nineteenth Century, gave single men and women from the rural Australia an opportunity to find their soul mate over formal black-tie dinner and dances. But Ingvar Kenne’s book The Ball tells a very different story. The 21st Century version of this once sober dating game has turned into a series of riotous festivals and alcohol-fuelled raves as thousands of young Australians gather together for the […]
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