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Rotorua’s inaugural Mudtopia Festival will be a three-day
fun event at the beginning of December featuring various mud-related
activities, spa and wellness experiences, a mud market and a concert featuring high
profile music acts.
Shapeshifter has already been announced as the headline
music act and another international act is to be announced soon. Anika Moa and others will be supporting acts.
A number of local businesses will also be involved in the event.
The event was inspired by the hugely popular Boryeong mud festival
in South Korea which has been held annually for 20 years.
This year’s three-day Rotorua event, scheduled for early
December 2017 at the Arawa Park race course, is the first Mudtopia festival and
is forecasted to attract thousands of attendees, both domestic and
international, generating a boost for the local economy.
Council agreed to commit to and invest in the event in
December 2015 following feasibility work undertaken by the organisation.
The event is owned by Rotorua Lakes Council which appointed
a specialist event management company to deliver the event.
Find out more about the festival via THIS
LINK or go to www.mudtopia.com