The rush for tickets for this year’s Art’n’Tartan Wearable Art Awards in Waipu, is now on and with a high number of entries, rehearsals for the July 21 and 22 shows are well under way.
Director Helen Frances, who returns this year after a break has a line-up of entertainers to complement the entrants throughout the show.
Marketing and publicity manager Annie Newall, said she was excited for the Dream World category.
“I am really looking forward to the blacklight section Dream Word — Weird and Wonderful. Being a first time for the show, I believe it has potential to offer designers a new challenge and a more creative and innovative way of using materials under UV lighting that can create that wow factor.”
Jayden Randolph an ex-student from Bream Bay College will be stretching his creative skills to impress his local community as he takes on the role of 2017 choreographer. The show is split into three performances. Opening night is on July 21 at 8pm, July 22 features a 2pm matinee followed by the awards night at 8pm at the Waipu Celtic Barn.