Natyaloka Clasical Indian dance. 3.30 Finally! We have been trying to fit into Swaroopa's busy schedule since day dot and this year we have done it, it may warp the time space continuum but it will be completely worth it to introduce the beautiful art form of Indian classical dance. Click the picture below … Continue reading Natyaloka Dance
Kadodo West African Drums. 12:00 Welcome travellers, amongst stories from around the globe on the day we will have a brief and glorious stopover in Ghana, Africa. Robert Koffie Fugah is bringing the sound of drums to our festival! Specifically Kadodo West African Drums, they have a fantastic repertoire and they are bringing their … Continue reading Here Come the Drums Here Come the Drums
A dark and atmospheric scene was set for a picnic before Beowulf. A feast for all the senses with this taste of the past courtesy of Rare Byrds. Shadow puppetry, song, medieval revival instruments, a delight and an audience enraptured. Thank you for your performance.
The Dunedin Youth Orchestra graced an eager audience with a fantastic recital of Peter and the Wolf a Russian musical opera by Prokofiev. they were accompanied by Rainbow Rosalind and her illustrative puppets Peter and the animal cast. Thank you Dunedin Youth Orchestra for supporting this storytelling extravaganza.
Massive thanks to our performers! Led in the National anthem by Mayor Peter Chin, who welcomed us to the festival in English and Cantonese, the audience was then transported to the Cook Islands by the dance spectacular of Kia Orana Performing Arts; visually and musically stunning. Later in the dim cabin lighting … Continue reading Around the World in images