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The magic and spectacle of the World of WearableArt (WOW) Show returns in 2024. Journey to a world-between-worlds when the show brings the TSB Arena to life this September. 

This year’s WOW Show ‘DREAM AWAKE' will take you through six awe-inspiring ‘realms’. Imagination becomes reality as you navigate worlds spun by the mysterious and magical Dream Maker. 

This year’s production “will be pushing the boundaries of the live show experience” says executive Creative Director Brian Burke. The WOW Show combines performance, live music, aerial artistry, dance, and digital technology. Each elevates the phenomenal works of wearable art on display. 

At the heart of the show is the World of WearableArt Competition. The competition draws entries from across the globe. Designers work in radical and innovative ways across fashion, art, design, and costume. Creations are showcased each night on stage in a theatrical spectacular. Be ready for moments that will take your breath away. 

Entrants compete for awards and prizes across six categories. The 2024 show includes three recurring sections: Aotearoa, Avant-garde, and Open. This year also brings three new, unique categories. They include Crazy Curiosities of the Creature Carnival, Natural World, and Geometric Abstraction. 

A new stage design and revamped technology will allow audiences to see garments like never before. Giant projections will magnify the creations and celebrate their creativity. 

Tickets for World of WearableArt Show 2024 ‘DREAM AWAKE’ are on sale now.