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Garden Groove to beat winter blues

12 August 2008

Garden Groove to beat winter blues

Suffering from the winter blues? Then come celebrate the cultural diversity of local South and East Auckland talent at Garden Groove!

Garden Groove is a singing, dancing showcase of the exciting young talent South and East Auckland are home to. With everything from the Wishing Well of India Bhangra dance group to up-and-coming Chinese rock band Lulu and the Puppets, the event has something for everyone.

Hosted at the beautiful Auckland Botanic Gardens, the event will make an excellent Sunday outing for the whole family.

Local charity groups have been invited to set up stalls to fundraise and sell traditional foods of the different groups that call South and East Auckland home.

The concert is being organised by local members of the National Party, as part of their commitment to social action. The event organisers say that the event will be apolitical in nature.

"This is an exciting opportunity to showcase the cultural diversity of our city and our commitment to a multicultural New Zealand ," say the organisers.

WHEN: From 12.00PM, Sunday August 24th
WHERE: Auckland Botanic Gardens, Hill Road, Manurewa
TICKETS: $5 per person, $20 for families (2 adults + 3 children under 18)
RSVP: gardengroove2008[at]gmail.com
FEATURING: Pride of Auckland Men's a capella choir
Wishing Well of India Bhangra dance group
Renaissance school of jazz and hip hop dance
Lulu and the Puppets

ENDS

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