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Palmy Fringe - KONO: Song cycle of a new town

  • Square Edge Community Arts 47 The Square Palmerston North New Zealand (map)

Palmy people - do you know your history?! Why are we called Palmy? How did it all begin?

Toi Warbrick presents a poignant story of early Palmerston North - from the formation of our river to the election of our first mayor in 1877. 

NINE sessions to choose from - 10.30am, 3.30pm and 5.30pm - something to suit everyone's diary! Tickets online and at the door.

Recently returned from performing KONO at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Warren and Virginia are multi-genre artists who explore bicultural themes through music. KONO includes new music by Pepe Becker, poetry by Tim Upperton and Manaaki Joseph Tibble and historical texts. Map design by Toi WarbrickJames Molnar and Swampthing. Thanks to the support of the Earle Creativity Trust, the PNCC Natural & Cultural Heritage Incentive Fund, and you for coming along to explore Palmy history!

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