Published: 11 November 2013 by: Sharnai James-McGovern

iSite Buskers Burlesque

The SCIRT World Buskers Festival will be on again this January in Christchurch. From 16-26th, the festival will be gracing watchers and listeners with "some of the best street, circus and theatre talent in the world." 

This well-established festival is in its twenty-first year so you know it will be polished to perfection. The festival's artistic director, Jodi Wright says “The scale of the festival is so much bigger but I think the main reason people keep coming back, and more people are checking us out, is because whether you’re a fan of highly skilled acrobatics, hoola-hoopers, trapeze artists, musicians, dancers, circus and vaudeville skits, burlesque, or you’re looking to entertain the kids in the school holidays – you’re guaranteed a good time and some belly laughs.”

Highlights include La Gateua Chocolate with his new show "I Heart Chocolat"; Sam Willis; iSite Buskers Burlesque; "Nothing but Stand-Up" comedy nights; Paul Nathan; and much more. THe full line up features 55 acts from 10 countries, so you'll be sure to find something you both like.

Michele A'Court

If this sounds good to you, head over to the festival's website to book.

Where: Busker Park, North Hagley Park, Christchurch
When: 16-26 January 2014
More info: worldbuskersfestival.com 

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