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The New Urban Arts Festival Set to Awaken Winter in the West

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ARTRAGE, renowned for producing FRINGE WORLD Festival and Rooftop Movies, in collaboration with the Western Australian Government, is thrilled to unveil the inaugural winter event RE//PERTH, a vibrant urban arts festival set to awaken the winter spirit in Perth, 2024.

Scheduled from 4-14 July, with a captivating flagship production extending from 2-27 July, RE//PERTH promises a rich tapestry of experiences designed to celebrate creativity, urban exploration, and the revitalisation of forgotten spaces across Northbridge, WA.

RE//PERTH boasts a diverse program categorised into spaces themed as RE//Flection, RE//Birth, RE//Purpose, and RE//Play, each offering unique and engaging experiences for all ages:

RE//Birth offers an immersive sensory exploration through elevated experiences such as The Banquet and Dusk Sessions. This program is a vibrant celebration of Western Australia’s finest local produce, featuring high-end degustation, tasting flights, culinary adventures, and a symphony of global sonic delights.

RE//Flection presents the grandeur of a WA exclusive premiere event, The Mirror by critically acclaimed producers, Gravity & Other Myths. This multi-award winning production is set to elevate winter visitation to the city with world-class performances and immersive storytelling

RE//Purpose delves into sustainable fashion through workshops and interactive sessions, culminating in a runway event highlighting re purposed and recycled fashion in a vibrant showcase of creativity and eco-consciousness.

RE//Play redefines play for kids and families with a flurry of live entertainment, interactive snow performances, ice sculptures, hot chocolate, marshmallow toasting and more winterthemed delights for all ages to enjoy.

ARTRAGE and the Western Australian Government are committed to creating vibrant and inclusive cultural experiences, and reinvigorating our inner city spaces and RE//PERTH embodies that dedication.

// Comments from ARTRAGE CEO Jo Thomas:

“RE//PERTH is a celebration of creativity and community, and we are excited to bring this new urban arts festival to life. With a rich program of events catering to all ages, we invite everyone to join us in exploring the wonderment of RE//PERTH.”

“The fantastic ARTRAGE team started working on this new Festival as soon as we wrapped up FRINGE WORLD. We know how to bring creative energy and artistic fun to the city and RE//PERTH will be another great offering for the State.”

// Comments from Deputy Premier and Tourism Minister Rita Saffioti:

“RE//Perth is the latest in a series of new events being developed in Western Australia in line with our events strategy, as we focus on having an ‘always-on’ approach and strive to populate an exciting, diverse and world-class calendar of events year-round.

“This festival will continue to create vibrancy in Perth during the winter months, bringing more people into the city to experience the multitude of experiences RE//Perth has to offer.

“Our vision is to give people a reason to visit to WA every month and every season, and we feel this new festival certainly has the potential to build on this aspiration and become a really iconic homegrown event that WA can be proud of.”

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