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Newtown Festival Culture Jam

Newtown Festival Culture Jam

1 MARCH 2008
Culture Jam

The annual NEWTOWN FESTIVAL will fill the streets of one of the city's most vibrant suburbs from the NEWTOWN FAIR DAY taking place on SUNDAY 2 MARCH. This year the entertainment extends into the evening on the main stage which has been relocated to accommodate expected crowds and the later show times

One of the first events of the Festival is the Culture Jam show in Newtown School at 6.30pm. They’re spontaneous, they’re fun. Culture Jam gives young people an opportunity to showcase their talents – join us to celebrate the amazing diversity of youth. There’s bands, dancers, singers, multicultural groups and more.

Performers include Rosita Vai, The Mission Choir, Controlled Chaos, Cook Island Drumming and more

Brought to the Festival by City Communities, Wellington City Council

For more info see – www.newtownfestival.org.nz

Other events during the festival include THE CARRARA PARK JAZZ PICNIC (SATURDAY 8 FEBRUARY), a Walk Around Newtown leaving from the Zoo gates, an exhibition by artist, PAUL FOREST and the ever popular CULTURE JAM (SATURDAY 2 MARCH).
Don't miss one of the highlights of the Wellington year with the Newtown Festival and Fair Day - 29 February to 9 March! More info at www.newtownfestival.org.nz

Special thanks to: Wellington City Council, Summer City, Newtown New World, Newtown School, Newtown Community & Cultural Centre, The Community Trust of Wellington, NZ Community Trust, The Lion Foundation, Trust House Charitable Trust, The Southern Trust, The Perry Foundation, Radio Active 89FM, Groove 107.7 FM & Radioworks


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