Christchurch Arts Festival opens this week with more than 50 shows spread over 19 days and including the biggest international line-up seen in the city for many years.
Festival director Craig Cooper says artists are coming to Christchurch from 14 countries as diverse as South Korea, Sweden, China, Mexico, Brazil, England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Denmark and Australia.
From South Korea comes the hilarious Chef: Come Dine With Us! - one of 50+ shows at Christchurch Arts Festival 2017.
Updated on 18th September 2017