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Newtown Festival 2006 - Festival Fair

Newtown Festival 2006 - Festival Fair - Sunday 5 March

A quiet day in Newtown is not to be had on Sunday 5 March 2006.

The Newtown Festival fair day will see a vibrant commercial area turned into a lively, chaotic, place of entertainment, business and community get together.
There will be on Riddiford Street over 190 market stalls, three music stages, street theatre/buskers, DJ Stage, two childrens' amusement areas, food stalls as well as main street businesses. The market stalls cover all types of merchandise from books to clothing to ornamental art to food.

The day starts with a powhiri at 10 am and this sets the theme of a day of community involvement that will be on show on the three stages, the DJ stage, and the street theatre areas.

The presenters on the northern stage are well known professional musicians and bands with strong Newtown connections. The Newtown School Stage features up and coming singer/songwriters and the Community stage features local community groups. The DJ Stage of course features DJ's

Newtown New World Community Stage

(Located outside New World)
10:00 am Powhiri -
10:20 am Official opening
10:30 am Wgtn Chinese Language School
10.45 am Flamenco – Toni Carson
11.00 am Tai Chi demonstration
11.15 am Mika – Flamenco Guitar
11.45 am Country Line Dancing
12:15 pm Wellington South Salvation Army
1:00 pm Community Choir with Julian Raphael
1:45 pm Tap Arts Project
2:15 pm Virtue & Side Step'd Urban Hip hop
2:30 pm Sylvia Zonoobi & Friends
4:00 pm Finish
Stage II (located corner Riddiford St and Rintoul St)
11:00am - Charlie Ash
12:15pm - Little Bushman
1:30pm - Pearl
3:00pm - Koko
4:00 pm finish
Stage III (located in Newtown School)
Bill Hickman
John McLeary
Russell Self
Dave Keegan
Warren Love
Scott McAuley
John Mills
6.00pm - Finish
DJ Stage (Located in Green Street)
11:00 am DJ Art - Jazz/Instrumental
12:00 pm Rodney - African Beats
1:00 pm DJ Kerb - Soul Funk R&B
2:00 pm DJ Lemon - Roots Reggae
3:00 pm DJ Nastyk - Asian Underground Sounds
4.00 pm Don Luchito - Hiphop
5.00 pm Yardwise - Dancehall
6:00 pm Finish


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