Only one week until launch

Programme Launch – Thursday 12 February It’s exactly one week until we reveal the packed programme of events that promises the region seven days and nights of some of the world’s best cultural performances. The sixth Festival of Colour will … Continued

4 weeks until launch!

Happy New Year to all our readers! 2015 can only mean one thing….it’s almost Festival time and we’re on the final countdown with only 4 weeks to go until launch on 12 February. There’s been a hive of activity in … Continued

Sneak Peak at 2015 Programme!

We thought we’d bring Christmas forward a few days and offer you a little peak at the 2015 programme…Ho Ho Ho! We’re excited to announce that we’ll be bringing a circus performance to the Central Lakes Trust Crystal Palace (for … Continued

Thank You!

Boosted We didn’t hit the $5,000 mark………we did one better and raised $6,850 instead. Hurray! We cannot thank our 66 donors enough for getting behind  our new community production ‘Like There’s No Tomorrow’ and making it a reality for our … Continued

Final crowd funding countdown

BOOSTED – only 4 days to go! Things are heating up at Festival of Colour HQ as our crowd funding deadline fast approaches. With only 4 days left to raise the remaining 44% ($2,155.00) we’re in need of a big … Continued

Boosted off to a good start!

Our Boosted campaign to raise funds for the community production in the next festival is gathering momentum. Boosted is a crowd funding programme run by the Arts Foundation – specially for those in the performing and visual arts that need … Continued

Festival of Colour hailed a success

The fifth Festival of Colour came to a close today after a week of sell-out performances, standing ovations bringing some of New Zealand’s leading musicians, actors and artists to the Southern Lakes region. The festival’s success saw over 12,000 tickets … Continued

Sponsors and Funding

Creative New Zealand – we are delighted to confirm that our application of the maximum amount of $20,000 was successful with the Creative Giving Programme. This scheme sees CNZ matching new and additional revenue from sponsors and we would like … Continued