Buskers’ festival is basically a street festival where various art forms, street concerts, ballet performances, comedy show etc. are demonstrated vibrantly to the public. The World Buskers Festival takes place in Christchurch, New Zealand and defines a unique tradition of this country. It is called as the Scirt World Buskers Festival and aims at providing the best street show to the people. It has a history of 21 years and is flourishing every year. It is conducted from 15th to 25th January ever year. It provides the audience with pandemonium, and uncontrollable laughter for around 10 days. New Zealand is turned into a party place for the next 10 days with splendid fun and entertainment.
Types of events:
The festival comprises of about 55 types of various indoor and outdoor acts. There are live performances, concerts, comedy show, ballet show, circus, cabaret, burlesque performances etc. The festival also comprises of vaudeville skits, hoola-hoopers and various forms of dance and music.
A bulk of artists from countries like Australia, New Zealand, USA, Brazil, Portugal, UK, Japan, Netherlands, Italy etc. take part into the world buskers’ festival. These talented buds provide a mesmerizing display of their talents to the audience and provide a rollicking entertainment. These artists are trained in their specific styles. These artists make a livelihood from the funds provided by the audiences and have no specific pay. Thus this festival gives a platform for these artists to not only demonstrate their talents but also provides them with an opportunity to make some money. They not only entertain people but also make them laugh uncontrollably. They also ask people from the audience to demonstrate their acts. Thus they put a splendid show and keep people glued for the next 10 days.
Various venues are booked for this festival. The performances are organised not only on streets but also at various malls, the Botanic Gardens, the Art Centre, Hagley Park, Cathedral square etc. Every year, the Hagley’s Park is converted in the Buskers’ Park and gives a high dose of entertainment to its visitors. There is about 500 hours of circus being organised. The Cathedral Square hosts a fire show. Adult Comedy shows are held at the Comedy stage located at the art centre, Christchurch Casino and the Loaded Hog pub. Thus these shows provide the world’s biggest street party to the visitors.
Shopping, Food and Night Life:
The city provides with a huge range of shopping stations which fascinate people from all over the world. It provides a blend of world class fashion. There are various eating outlets, restaurants, cafes which provide people with a delicious food fest for the next 10 days. There are lively bars and pubs which keep the city alive and provides a fabulous nightlife to the people. Along with lavishing food, it also provides with fine beer and alcohol. Thus after a dose of entertainment, the people cherish the cuisines and thus have a time of their lifetime.
Thus if you want to party hard for 10 days and have a blast time, book your calendar for this rocking festival held in New Zealand and thus have fun.