World Buskers Festival 2020

Christchurch, New Zealand

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    Held during New Zealand’s summer, in January, the festival hosts upwards of 60 performers of all types: comedians, street performers, acrobats, hoola-hoopers, circus, vaudeville and burlesque acts, trapeze artists, musicians, visual artists, dancers and all around fringe festival performers—those whose ideas, acts, and art are a little bit off the wall and happily, cheekily, more than left of center. Case in point: how about the Sam Will, who performs as Boy with the Tape on His Face and who’s described as “mime with noise, stand-up with no talking, drama with no acting.” Or a tall, large Nigerian-born Londoner in elaborate dresses who goes by the name Le Gateau Chocolat (as in chocolate cake, naturally) and stuns crowds with his outrageous behavior and cabaret baritone. You will likely see street theater staples such as a performer juggling while riding a unicycle, and or another one escaping a straitjacket while riding a pogo stick.

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