Thank you to everyone – our supporters, our audiences, our performers, our community – who helped make the 2021 Festival of Colour a success.

The next Festival of Colour takes place from March 26 to April 2, 2023.


UPDATE on Aspiring Conversations 2022: 

Due to the current Red Light setting and the presence of the Omicron, the Southern Lakes Arts Festival Trust has decided to cancel Aspiring Conversations 2022. 

We know this is disappointing. We truly appreciate how passionate our community is for this event, and we acknowledge the support we have received in getting us this close.  

Our priority is to protect the health and well-being of our audience, our speakers, our wider Wanaka community, and our staff and volunteers. 

We hope to reschedule much of the 2022 Aspiring Conversations programme into next year’s Festival of Colour and look forward to seeing you then!

Thank you for your understanding. 


Programme goes live 31st Jan 2022

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