China Southern heats up Melbourne Festival

China Southern heats up Melbourne Festival
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China Southern Airlines will present two cultural events at this year’s Melbourne Festival 2014 marking its second year as the festivals official airline. 

The first event  titled ‘Cirkopolis’ will be performed by Canadian company Cirque Eloize and will be held at the Melbourne’s State Theatre from October 10 to 12.

Mihalis Hatzigiannis on the other hand will perform alongside the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra delivering a combination of both pop and traditional music at the iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl on October 18.

Tickets are on sale now.

With more than $14,000 of prizes to giveaway, guests will have a chance to win airfares and luxury hotel accommodation in New York and Guangzhou, courtesy of China Southern and Accor Hotels.

Festival fans can enter the draw by purchasing any ticket to a Melbourne Festival event then go online here and describe in 25 words or less what new discoveries could be made in New York City.

China Southern regional general manager Australia/New Zealand Henry He described both Cirkopolis and Hatzigiannis to be two of the most memorable highlights of this year’s Melbourne Festival.

Speaking on behalf of China Southern, He announced that they were delighted to back for the second year as Melbourne Festival’s official airline partner and that they are proud “China Southern’s vast network now connects so many Australians with family and friends on our Canton Route via Guangzhou.”

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