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FESTA 2014 brings an action-packed Labour weekend to Christchurch city…  What we are most looking forward to is the CityUps light display on Saturday night.

This transitional festival will have the central city humming with people, colour and excitement. CityUps is the city of the future, created by the next generation of architects.

Led by Studio Christchurch, over 250 students from CPIT, Unitec and The University of Auckland transform two blocks of Christchurch’s central city with towering, physical installations to create their vision of a future Christchurch.

CityUps is not limited to the physical world, but is expanded upon with an immersive digital dimension for the public to experience. A special digital app, CityUps+, created on a platform by HIT Lab NZ, allows the public to view a virtual future Christchurch created by architects from across the globe.

Students, local businesses, artists, performers and innovative individuals have collectively created this great night out.

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