The fantastic Auckland Arts Festival has announced their ‘first cab off the rank’ for AAF 2019: The Magic Flute. Komische Oper Berlin’s The Magic Flute is co-directed by Barrie Kosky and Suzanne Andrade from innovative British theatre company 1927; this production features an incredible cast and crew of 120 travelling to New Zealand from Berlin, including a 75-strong chorus and soloists. It is opera like never seen before, and has played to around 500,000 people worldwide with sensational reviews.
You can read more on the Auckland Arts Festival’s website. And watch out for the full festival programme reveal, coming up in November!
Support our festival – help us make it happen in 2019
The Festival of Colour happens because of the huge amount of support we get from the community, from the businesses who back us as Sponsors to the private individuals who join us as Patrons and Benefactors.
Wanaka is a community that owns its own arts festival!
A very big thank you to the Patrons, Benefactors and Sponsors who have already committed for 2019, your early support has given us confidence in planning an outstanding programme of local, national and international arts. The team is working hard to secure some amazing acts and artists and your support will make it happen.
If you haven’t renewed yet, or if you would like to become a Patron or Benefactor, here are a few easy ways to do it now:
- renew your membership online through the Festival of Colour website
- direct deposit your donation into our Southern Lakes Arts Testival Trust bank account with your name as a reference
- post or drop off a cheque to the festival office: PO Box 630, Wanaka, 9343
- get directly in touch with General Manager Laura Williamson on firstname.lastname@example.org, or on 443 4172.
If you would like to find out about the benefits of becoming a Sponsor of the 2019 Festival of Colour, please contact General Manager Laura Williamson on email@example.com.
We would love to help you raise the profile of your business in our community through association with our popular event, one that is very much part of the fabric of Wanaka.
Patron, Benefactor and Sponsor supporters will ensure the 2019 festival brings magical moments and unforgettable experiences to our local students, families and our arts loving community.