‘Be Moved!’ theme at Surrey International Children’s Festival next May (videos)

Group and school tickets now on sale for 13th annual event at Bear Creek Park and Surrey Arts Centre

“Grug and the Rainbow

SURREY — The theme of “Be Moved!” is in play for the 2017 edition of Surrey International Children’s Festival, which will feature shows from Canada, Australia and Korea next spring.

School and group tickets are now available for the 13th annual festival, which will run from May 25 to 27 at Bear Creek Park and Surrey Arts Centre.

Announced this week, featured acts next year include the return of Windmill Theatre Co.’s “Grug and the Rainbow,” all-ages circus act “Les Parfaits Inconnus,” theatre production “Mistatim,” a “Paper Playground” interactive dance show, the Korean/Canadian theatre/puppetry production  “Sangja,” music by Le Groupe Swing and a theatrical “Snow White/Blanche Neige” show.

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The event theme aims to encourage kids and families “to think about how artistic performances and experiences can move us –physically, emotionally and geographically.”

General admission tickets go on sale April 11, 2017.

Show details are posted at Surrey.ca/childrensfestival, or call 604-501-5566.

tom.zillich@thenownewspaper.com

 

Paper Playground Diorama from Julie Lebel on Vimeo.

Mistatim (Red Sky) Excerpt from Red Sky Performance on Vimeo.

Meet DuffleBag Theatre from DuffleBag Theatre on Vimeo.

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