This year we have an exciting and diverse group of international guests showcasing dance, puppetry, intricate paper-cut artistry and folk art.
Assamese film actress, model and dancer Meghranjani will lead a group of Kathak dancers, including her dancer and choreographer mother Mahami Medhi, on the main stage. Main stage | Sat – 3.20pm & 7.30pm, Sun – 3.20pm, 5.20pm & 7.30pm
Puppet master Vinod Bhatt presents his troupe of Rajisthani puppeteers in a colourful, lively and laugh-out-loud funny performance that’s not just for the kids! Barfoot & Thompson Hub | Sat & Sun – 12.30pm & 2.30pm
Paper cut artist Parth Kothekar carves delicate artworks, each made with a pencil, a sheet of paper and a sharp blade. Watch him demonstrate this intricate craft and see his beautiful creations at the festival – you can also buy a special work to take home. Asia New Zealand Foundation Marquee | Sat & Sun – 12pm – 5pm
Gond mural artist
See demonstrations and interactive workshops by world-renowned Gond mural artist, Venkat Shyam. Venkat works with murals, etchings, mixed media and animation. Asia New Zealand Foundation Marquee | Sat & Sun – 12pm – 5pm