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Luminate Festival 2010

  • Music: Psy Trance, Minimal, Dubstep, Dub, Breaks
  • Tickets: $135 Early Summer special tickets are available now until 21st December 2009, Cosmic Corner, Golden Bay Organics (Takaka) and 4 Winds Cafe (Motueka). A booking fee may apply.

Luminate is an earth friendly festival of music, dance, art, creativity and sustainability on Canaan Downs, Takaka Hill, 28th Jan - 2nd Feb

Returning for its third year, Luminate is an earth friendly festival of music, dance, art, creativity and sustainability.

Join us to celebrate the ancient summer harvest festival of Lughnasadgh, on the full moon midway between the solstice and equinox.

Featuring a world class line-up of performers from Aotearoa/New Zealand and overseas, Luminate takes you on a unique, flowing journey through a diverse range of Live music, World Grooves, Tribal rhythms, Psytrance, Progressive, Minimal Tech, Breaks, Dub Step, House, Trance, Dub, Reggae, Funk, Ambient, esoteric beats and more...Get amped on the two crankin’ dancefloors, get primal with the drums of the Tribal zone, or take it easy in the chillout zone.

Luminate also offers an extensive range of inspiring workshops on sustainable living and other holistic topics, an alternative healing zone, the Flaming Jugglepoitoy zone with fire performers at night & circus skills workshops by day, enlightening movies & documentaries, organic refreshments, arts, crafts & market stalls, spacious camping, solar showers and amenities,....all set 2000ft up an epic quartz crystal and limestone mountain surrounded by native bush.

Luminate is a Clean Environment event. There will be no rubbish bins or recycling on site!
Be prepared to pack out what you bring in and leave no trace. Food stalls will serve onto ceramics or direct to your own plate and cup. There will be a composting area for biodegradeables.
The festival site layout and art installations have been designed using sacred geometry, natural materials and re-used resources. RRRESPECT zero waste – more info on the website.

We are pleased to announce a new direction for Luminate’s online tickets: available to purchase from anywhere around the world, internet sales are now available from

$99 Early Bird tickets are available from 1st October – 5th November 2009 (numbers are limited – get in quick)
$150 Standard price
$180 Gate sales
Children under thirteen gain free admission
Some special deals and family discounts will be made available – to qualify sign up to the mailing list on the website (

All prices include admission to the festival, five days camping, access to amenities and entry to all workshops.

Tickets are also on sale in-store from Cosmic Corner (Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin) and from other local outlets including Golden Bay Organics (Takaka) and 4 Winds Cafe (Motueka). A booking fee may apply.

Get Involved: workshop facilitators, healers, performers, stallholders, people working with alternative energy systems, earth friendly sponsors and supporters – to participate contact us via the website.
Luminate is now registered as a Charitable Trust – Luminate Festival Educational and Spiritual Trust.

LUMINATE: to spread light, elevate spiritual consciousness, put a smile on your face, festival of Music, Art, Dance, Creativity and Sustainability.

More info:

Luminate Festival 2010

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