AUCKLAND CELEBRATES THE ARTS
It is New Zealand’s most significant cultural event and thus an outstanding occasion to discover the archipelago’s abundant artistic life. From March 8 to 26, 2017, the Auckland Arts Festival has announced a top-notch program for almost three weeks of dance, music, theatre, cabaret, visual art and performances.
With a number of global premieres among the 50-plus booked acts, leading international performing arts companies come here to rub shoulders with the cream of New Zealander production. For the opening in 2016, the fired-up alchemists from French company Carabosse had lit the Auckland sky. We bet the 2017 edition will be just as magical and we foresee white nights across the city! It will also be the last with Artistic Director Carla van Zon behind the wheel, who is passing the baton to Jonathan Bielski (former long-time Director of Programming at the Sidney Opera House) after six exciting years, which have seen the festival take on an annual pace, while gaining a strong reputation based on international merit.
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