Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


SCIRT World Busker’s Festival Statistics Wrap Up


1 February 2013
Media Release

SCIRT World Busker’s Festival Statistics Wrap Up.

Cantabrians turned out in record numbers to the 2013 SCIRT World Busker’s Festival. Statistics tallied at the conclusion of the festival highlight the success of the 11 day event.

"After 11 fabulous days of hilarity provided by our incredible performers, it’s rewarding to see the final numbers come in highlighting the success of the 2013 SCIRT World Buskers Festival which reached an estimated 330,000 people", says Festival Manager Leyton Tremain.

Five days after the closing of the SCIRT World Busker’s Festival, teams are still working on taking down Busker Park. After spending 15 days setting it up, a large number of Cantabrians turned out in support of the 620 shows in 7 locations across the city.

Other 2013 SCIRT World Busker’s Festival statistics include:

• 4600 Bottles of L&P consumed

• 312 Stem Roses used in Burlesque Shows

• 72kg of costumes for Le Gateau Chocolat

• 3200 Faces painted at the Tip Top Kids pitch

• 131 Le Tigre Bleu Performances

• 7 Stages in Busker Park

www.worldbuskersfestival.com

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) is the principal sponsor of the 2013 World Buskers Festival.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Snell Sale Peters Out: Singlet Withdrawn From Sale

“We believe the item was offered for sale in good faith, but our inquiries have shown that the singlet is not the one worn by Peter Snell at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games.” More>>

ALSO:

Bodega: Venue Closing At The End Of The Year, After 25 Years Of Music

"It is with considerable sadness that, for reasons beyond our control, we regret to announce the closure of Bodega’s doors at the end of this year, after 25 years of faithful and committed service to live music in Wellington." More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Women At The Centre

In the first chapter of her epic History of New Zealand Women, Barbara Brookes places a version of the Māori creation story alongside that of the Pākehā colonists, setting the scene for how each society saw women. The contrast is startling. More>>

In Auckland Art Gallery: A Tour Of Duty

I had already started my journey through the exhibited collections when an audio announcement about a guided tour to embark shortly from the foyer was made, I decided to join in. Why not? More>>

Art: ‘Holiday’ Wins IHC Art Awards

An intricate embroidered cushion by Wellington artist Jo-Anne Tapiki has won the 2016 IHC Art Awards and $5000. Jo-Anne started working from IHC’s Arts on High studio in Lower Hutt 18 months ago and this is the first time she has entered the competition. More>>

‘Quasi’: Christchurch Art Gallery Reveals Rooftop Sculpture

Christchurch-born and internationally renowned artist Ronnie van Hout has had a huge hand in Christchurch Art Gallery's latest outdoor installation. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news