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Festival of Colour Announces 2019 Programme

Monday, 11 February 2019, 7:45 pm | Festival Of Colour

The Southern Lakes Festival of Colour today revealed a packed six-day programme featuring an exciting mix of theatre, dance, music, visual arts and conversation from New Zealand and around the world. More >>

Festival of Colour 2-7 April 2019, a celebration of the arts

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 1:57 pm | Festival Of Colour

It is a beautiful day in Wanaka with the promise of Spring in the air - we do love the changing of the seasons. As the year races by we'll be making announcements about next years Aspiring Conversations - in the meantime make a note of the programme ... More >>

Festival of Colour Huge Success

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 10:44 am | Festival Of Colour

The Southern Lakes Festival of Colour came to an end on Monday with organisers already touting it as a huge success. More >>

Festival opens with bonfires, song and theatre

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 11:17 am | Festival Of Colour

Welcome to the seventh Festival of Colour - it’s been a busy few days at Festival HQ and we’re delighted to see our audiences loving the shows already gracing our various stages. More >>

Festival of Colour opens in Wanaka with fire, song & poetry

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 1:05 pm | Festival Of Colour

More than 850 people gathered on Lake Wanaka’s waterfront last night for bonfires, song and poetry at the opening night celebrations of the seventh Festival of Colour. More >>

Int'l artists converge in Wanaka for Festival of Colour

Monday, 27 March 2017, 12:43 pm | Festival Of Colour

One of New Zealand’s most anticipated arts festivals, the Southern Lakes Festival of Colour, kicks off in Wanaka next week. Launching on Monday 3 April with bonfires, storytelling and song on Wanaka’s lakefront, the seventh biennial festival presents ... More >>

Lloyd Geering speaker replacement

Monday, 27 March 2017, 11:26 am | Festival Of Colour

It is with regret that Lloyd Geering has had to cancel his speaker session at Aspiring Conversations on Friday 7 April. Due to the ill health of his wife he is no longer able to travel. We wish her well for a speedy recovery. More >>

Festival touring programme

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 1:35 pm | Festival Of Colour

The Festival of Colour has its home very much in Wanaka but our touring programme reaches out to the communities of the Southern Lakes taking some of our finest shows to the community halls around the district. More >>

Inaugural cocktail party fundraiser to commission work

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 10:15 am | Festival Of Colour

MEDIA RELEASE FROM SOUTHERN LAKES FESTIVAL OF COLOUR, WANAKA March 1, 2017. For immediate release More >>

Record Early Ticket Sales for Festival of Colour

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 2:31 pm | Festival Of Colour

Record early ticket sales have resulted in extra performances being added for three shows in the Southern Lakes Festival of Colour in April. More >>

Tickets on sale Friday 17th at 8am

Friday, 17 February 2017, 10:13 am | Festival Of Colour

Tickets will go on general release tomorrow, Friday 17th, at 8am. As usual we do expect this to be very busy, so please be patient. More >>

Festival of Colour brings world to Wanaka

Friday, 10 February 2017, 11:29 am | Festival Of Colour

The Southern Lakes Festival of Colour today revealed a packed seven-day programme featuring an exciting mix of theatre, visual art, dance, conversation and music from New Zealand and around the world. More >>

Bigger and brighter Holi is back with a free event

Friday, 20 January 2017, 12:40 pm | Festival Of Colour

Christchurch's Holi Festival of Colours will back for a fourth time on Saturday 4 March. But this time entry will be free and it will be at an even bigger and better venue. More >>

Festival of Colour Launches Innovative Fundraising Campaign

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 11:35 am | Festival Of Colour

The acclaimed Southern Lakes Festival of Colour is taking an innovative and meaningful approach to raising the final portion of funds needed for its 2017 programme. The Festival today launches a ‘shopping list’ for some of the many items required ... More >>

Different generations invited to face off in song

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 2:36 pm | Festival Of Colour

LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand (November 1, 2016) – Local singers from primary school age to retirees are invited to come together as four generational choirs for an innovative music theatre project at next April’s Southern Lakes Festival of Colour in Wanaka. More >>

Festival of Colour buys Crystal Palace

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 4:25 pm | Festival Of Colour

Yes - we now own our very own Palace! The relocatable venue known as the Pacific Crystal Palace, that is such an iconic part of our festival, has been purchased by a group of five regional New Zealand festivals - we are the only South Island festival. More >>

Hiraeth

Monday, 21 September 2015, 11:15 am | Festival Of Colour

The Welsh play about the ‘homesickness of a generation’ is on at Luggate Hall this weekend fresh from sell out houses and standing ovations at Christchurch Arts Festival. More >>

Day three of the Festival of Colour

Friday, 24 April 2015, 11:52 am | Festival Of Colour

Day three of the Festival of Colour went deep inside our minds, behind the curtain and finished off with a pair of singing LIPS. More >>

It's opening day for Festival of Colour2015!

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 10:37 am | Festival Of Colour

Yesterday's gorgeous opening ceremony kicked off outside of the Armstrong Room at Lake Wanaka Centre, before moving inside for a sneak preview of Joseph Michael's stunning landscape installation, Dark Cloud White Light. After that, it was over ... More >>

Extra chance to hear Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir in Wanaka

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 12:41 pm | Festival Of Colour

We are delighted to announce that we have been able to secure an additional performance by the very popular Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir, due to overwhelming public demand. Tickets for the additional concert at 2pm on Anzac Day (Saturday, 25 April) are on ... More >>

 

 

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