World Buskers Festival

Festival Partner


The Press is proud to be the most read daily newspaper in the South Island and has been supporting the Canterbury community for over 150 years.

You can also find The Press online at where they keep kiwis updated on everything Christchurch from the latest hot topic in the suburbs to the best new restaurant in town.

The Press is proud to present the Iron Chicken awards for the Best International Act and Best New Zealand Act at the SCIRT WORLD BUSKERS FESTIVAL. Previous winners of these awards include THE BOY WITH TAPE ON HIS FACE, DAREDEVIL CHICKEN CLUB and THE RUBBERBAND BOY.

The Press loves a good laugh and is proud to host some of the biggest evening shows of the festival at The Press CLUB at Christ's College.