MardiGrass 2014

Our Mission: To bring about change by the most entertaining means possible.


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NSW Cannabis Laws - Nimbin Accommodation & Transport - Ganja Faeries
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HEMP Party - Hemp Embassy Online Shop - Photos - Poetry for the Head - Links

Last Update: October 10, 2016 7:29 PM



MardiGrass 2017 Weekend Passes and Camping


Advertising space is available in the MardiGrass print program.
40,000 copies will be printed for 2017 and available all year from the Nimbin HEMP Embassy promoting the virtues of Cannabis for food, fuel, fibre, medicine and therapy.
You can place your advertisement for $300 at 82mm wide, 55 mm high in CMYK at 300dpi as a PDF, or jpg.
Larger sizes are available at the same width or as a 257mm X 50mm banner.
Contact us for your requirements.
The deadline for print is Saturday 15th of April.
Ads will be automatically included on MardiGrass website program for 2017 as soon as we receive them.
We reserve the right to reject ads deemed not in keeping with the aims and objectives of the MOB. (MardiGrass Organising Body)

You can find previous editions of the 16 page MardiGrass print program online.

2015 Photos

2014 Photos

2013 Photos: Friday & Saturday

ATM photography

Tonedeaff's 2013 MardiGrass Photos

Alexander Roe's 2012 MardiGrass Photographs on FaceBook

Tonedeaff's 2012 Flickr MardiGrass Photos

Cannabis Tinctures and Oils


MardiGrass 2015

The Program

Up in Smoke: A Timeline of Marijuana Use in the U.S.
Image source:

To Apply:

Market Stalls: Contact MardiGrass Stalls

Food Stalls: Contact Michael Balderstone

Musicians, Entertainers: Contact Michael Balderstone 66890326


Picking the perfect time to harvest.

Medical Cannabis Guide


Mardi Grass Olympix 2015 results

Women – Iron Growers Final

Hashy Smashy - Doobieville - 2 min 14 secs
Kate Dogtown -Ponyland - 2 min 26 secs
Ray Man - Ponyland - 3 mins 22 secs

Mens – Iron Growers Final

1. Frank - Ponyland - 1 min 47 secs
2. Corey - Redcliffe -1 min 59 secs
3. Wolfie Nimbin 1 min 59 secs
4. Chris Liverpool 2 mins 1 sec

Joint Rolling Finals

Speed Roll

1. Sal - Nimbin - 25 seconds

2. Bob the Joint Builder

3. Luca - Nimbin

Artistic Roll

1. Bob the Builder - Lilly On Her Bike

2. Hashy Smashy Doobieville

3. Hamish Katoomba

Roll In The Dark

Hashy Smashy Doobieville - 1min 4 secs
Bob The Joint Builder
Hayden Gold Coast

Adverse Conditions

Sal Nimbin
Bob The Joint Builder

Bong Throwing Final Results

Womens Results 2015

Hashy Smashy - Doobieville - 20.8 metres
Sky High Mumma - Stoney Chute - 19.3 metres
Joce - Ballina - 17.1 metres

Mens Results 2015

Quinn Holt - Glen Innes - 28.4 metres
Bodie Holt - Glen Innes -28.3 metres
Luke - Camden -27.8 metres

I'm Emmanuel, artist from France,
I was in the last MardiGrass I had very good time and that give me inspiration... so I draw this poster for Nimbin MardiGrass 2014 with all my love!

Burn it to ash
Reflect on my day
Smoke made of problems
Blow it away

Poem by Jayne Cobb

Hanfparade - Demonstration for the Legalisation of Cannabis

"Hanf" is German for "hemp"

Motto "Freiheit, Gesundheit, Gerechtigkeit" (Freedom, Prosperity, Justice)



2013 Results:

Growers Iron Man:

1st - Anders (Denmark) - 1m 22 seconds
2nd - Forest (Byrrill Creek) - 1m 23 seconds
3rd - Jose (Chile) - 1m 24 seconds

Growers Iron Woman:

1st - Hashy Smashy (Doobieville) - 1m 38 seconds
2nd - Hannah (Sunshine Coast) - 1m 49 seconds,
3rd - Cloud (Taiwan) - 1m 56 seconds

Mens Bongthrow:

1st - Robbo Da Yobbo (Da Gabba) 36.1m
2nd - Luca (Sunshine Coast) 34.5m
3rd - Ananda (Lillian Rock) 34.4m

Womens Bongthrow:

1st - Hannah (Sunshine Coast) 32.6m
2nd - Hashy Smashy (Doobieville) 29.5m
3rd - Sally (Nimbin) 29.0m

Joint Rolling:

Speed Roll:

1st - Bob the Joint Builder - 29 seconds
2nd -Wendy (St George)
3rd - Andreas (Germany)


1st - Wendy (St George) - 1m 03seconds
2nd - Bob the Joint Builder
3rd - Sally (Nimbin)

Adverse Conditions:

1st - Bob the Joint Builder - 39 seconds
2nd - Andreas (Germany)
3rd - Hannah (Sunshine Coast)

Artistic Roll:

1st - Jack (Austria) - "Lotus Flower"
2nd - Marvin (Germany) - "Joint with Peace Sign"
3rd - Bob the Joint Builder - "Helicopter"

Plantem Award

Hannah (Sunshine Coast)

Tao Jones, Byron Bay Photographer, Slideshow of 2012 MardiGrass

Excellent photos!


2012 HEMP Olympix

Best All Roundperson - Sallie, Nimbin

Speed Roll
Matthew, of France
Wendy, of St George, Queensland
Sallie, of Nimbin

Artistic Roll
Bob the Joint Builder - "The Session"
Matthew of France - "Death Joint"
Karoon of Iran - "Tulip"

Roll in the Dark
Sallie of Nimbin - 51 seconds
Aaron of Jimboomba
Aamie of Woodburn

Adverse Conditions
Wendy of St George, Queensland - 29 seconds
Bob the Joint builder
Sallie of Nimbin

Women's Ironperson
Rachael of Ipswich - 1.14 minutes
Rachael of Canada - 1.15 minutes
Hannah of the Sunshine Coast - 1.16 minutes

Women's Bong Throw (Accuracy)
Mel of Newcastle
Andrea of Nimbin
Yarni of Southport

Men's Ironperson
Miro of Slovakia - 1.01 minutes
Clark of Canada - 1.03 minutes
Bob of Tasmania - 1.11 minutes

Men's Bong Throw (Accuracy)
Luke of the Sunshine Coast
Dave of Newcastle
Chuck of California


2011 Results:

Growers Iron Man:

1st - Luca (Italy) - 31 seconds
2nd - Clemont (France) - 33 seconds
3rd - Ollie (France) - 37 seconds

Growers Iron Woman:

1st - Karen (Sunshine Coast) - 51.06 seconds
2nd - Hannah (Sunshine Coast) - 51.45 seconds,
3rd - Sarah (Aratula) - 55.23 seconds

Mens Bongthrow:

1st - Hayden (Bongchucka Heads)
2nd - Garry ( Nimbin)
3rd - Luke (Caboolture)

Womens Bongthrow:

1st - Rachael (Ipswich)
2nd - Sallie (Nimbin)
3rd - Lisa (Dublin)

Joint Rolling:

Speed Roll:

1st - David (France) - 24 seconds
2nd - Bob the Joint Builder
3rd - Sally (Nimbin)


1st - Bob the Joint Builder - 53 seconds
2nd - David (France)
3rd - Sarah (Aratula)

Adverse Conditions:

1st - Raphael (France) - 36 seconds
2nd - Bob the Joint Builder
3rd - Selina (Brisbane)

Artistic Roll:

1st - Tobias (Germany) - "Orchestral Triangle with Striker"
2nd - Sarah (Aratula) - "Tulip"
3rd - Bob the Builder - "Prince William" & Sally (Nimbin) - "Kate Middleton" - a Joint Effort.






Links to the Nimbin MardiGrass section of the HEMP Embassy Forums!

We have some reports of the Hemp Embassy website locking up Internet Explorer.

FireFox and Google Chrome work fine.

13thOctober 2012 - A server change has brought a login problem for existing members.

Members need to delete their existing "cookie" if they have told their browser to "Remember this password"

In Mozilla that is Tools/Options/Privacy/Remove individual cookies/

In Google Chrome click on the Tools spanner icon/Options/Under the Bonnet/Content Settings/All cookies and site data/

Just delete that cookie, and do a fresh login.... Please tell your friends who might also be having difficulty logging in...

Embassy Shop Entrance Page - 2011 T Shirts - Stickers
Stash Tins - Postcards - Embassy Showbag
Stubby Holder - MardiGrass Posters - MardiGrass Passes and Camping


Associations and Clubs in favour of the Normalization - Legalization of the Cannabis

World Map


Ganja Faeries Rehearsals begin on 25 March 2016, 5.30 – 6.30pm at the Nimbin Dance Studio in the Community Centre. Facebook "Nimbin Ganja Faeries".







A list of all the social network pages of the Hemp Embassy and MardiGrass


This webpage prior to MardiGrass 2012

This webpage prior to MardiGrass 2010

This webpage prior to 27th January 2008

This webpage prior to MardiGrass 2007




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