Successful Platform Arts Festival is back

1 September 2014 The University of Canterbury (UC) will celebrate the fifth instalment of the successful biannual Platform Arts Festival in early September. (read article)

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Platform Arts Festival

Platform offers a unique and enriched experience of the art, lectures, music and film on offer in the College of Arts

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Latin America & Spain Film Festival

As part of Platform the LASFF 13th edition showcases twelve movies, one from each of the participating countries, namely Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela.

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UC Platform Arts Festival 2014

A chance for audiences to see the next generation of artists and performers working alongside our world-class staff to create a dynamic extravaganza of art, lectures, music and film. All the events of the 2014 Platform Arts Festival are free entry and held on the University of Canterbury Ilam campus.
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FREE Concert: George and Noriko – contemporary Japanese performers

Sunday 24 August, 3.30pm
George and Noriko are incredibly talented contemporary Japanese musicians who reached the finals of 'Australia's Got Talent' in 2012. UC is delighted to host their Christchurch concert as part of...
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Public Lecture Series on the New Zealand Elections

Friday 22 August, 10.30am to 12.30pm
Starting this Friday at 10.30am is a three-week public lecture series on the New Zealand elections. The series will feature lectures from two postgrads from Political Science, Sylvia Nissen and Geoff...
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High School English Scholarships Examination Seminar 1: Section A

Friday 22 August, 4.30pm to 6pm
Each of these sessions is designed to help students answer one of the three sections in the High School English Scholarships Examination. In the first session Dr Nicholas Wright talks about how...
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