The 2011 World Buskers Festival will take place January 20 – 30, 2011
About Christchurch’s World Buskers Festival
The 18th annual World Buskers Festival has the gamut of street, circus and comedy styles and shows all rolled into 11 days of non-stop fun and excitement. Expect the unexpected from a line- up of talent that includes dozens of the world's best acts from the USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Japan, Israel, Germany, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand.
Prepare yourself for a jam-packed performance schedule including more than 500 day and night performances at indoor and outdoor venues including the UC BUSKER PARK (Victoria Square), Cathedral Square, the MUSIC PITCH (City Mall), CIAL BUSKER COMEDY CLUB (North Quad, the Arts Centre) iSite LATE NIGHT WITH THE BUSKERS at The Bedford, COMEDY CABARET at Christchurch Casino, WBF SUMNER STAND UP (Sumner Community Centre), BUSKER KID PITCH (Peacock Fountain) and BUSKERS AT BRIGHTON.
The World Buskers Festival was recently acknowledged for its contribution to Christchurch and Canterbury when it won ‘The Press’ Supreme Award (small enterprise) and the 2009 Champion Host (small enterprise) at this year's Champion Canterbury Awards. This achievement proves to us that Christchurch likes nothing better than a good laugh.
Various venues – Christchurch, New Zealand
Jodi Wright, Director
World Buskers Festival
PO Box 845
Phone: +64 3 377 236