Festival 2021


Welcome to the Festival Information Page

We have put together some important points to consider when you are planning your Festival experience. You will find links here to the workshop, event and tutors information, to help you make important decisions about what to attend. We have also provided easy links to the Schedule.pdf and the RSVP tick sheet. How to purchase tickets and RSVP to events is also covered here, along with workshop guidelines and MEDANZ expectations whilst at Festival.  If you have any further questions, contact us, we are happy to help you.

Let's make Festival 2021 in Nelson our best community gathering yet!


Quick Links

2021 Festival Tutors

Purchase Festival Tickets

Festival Events page

with links to each event

Festival Schedule - page - .pdf

EventsRSVP after ticket purchase

RSVP Tick Sheet .pdf


Important: please read!

Purchase your Festival Ticket first, then visit each of the events you wish to attend and RSVP to CONFIRM that event - you will need your Festival Ticket Order Number to be able to RSVP to any event. Invalid Order Numbers on RSVP's will be automatically cancelled.

Festival Ticket Order Numbers are located on the top right of your ticket, under the Ticket No. and above the Payment Status and QR code.


1. Purchase your choice of Festival Pass (Show and Hafla Tickets are additional to some passes)


2. RSVP to confirm your attendance at each event or workshop - visit the Festival Events page for an overview and quick links to events.


You can add or delete RSVP's through to 28 February 2021 until each event is at capacity - please remember to delete conflicting RSVP's so that there are plenty of places for everyone to attend their choice of workshop or event. 

RSVP's from 1 March through to 21 April will be subject to availability only.


MEDANZ Members are offered a 20% membership discount at the checkout - you need to be logged into the Members Area in order to receive this discount. MEDANZ will NOT refund tickets or refund the difference in the ticket price if you buy full price tickets by mistake.


Payment options:


PayPal - subject to transaction and credit card charges - details are provided at checkout.


Direct Credit to the MEDANZ bank account - failure to complete payment will result in the cancellation of your  tickets. Details provided by email.


Show performers are not required to purchase a Show Ticket.

Everyone wishing to attend the Hafla needs to purchase a Ticket and RSVP to confirm their attendance as places are limited.


COVID-19 Precautions:


Should the festival need to be cancelled due to covid restrictions, the Committee will advise the membership of the cancellation in a timely fashion.


We recommend that any travel or accommodation arrangements that you make, be purchased/reserved with the option to change dates or request a refund. 


All tickets issued by MEDANZ to events will be fully refundable (less processing fees) should the Festival need to be cancelled due to COVID-19.


Workshop spaces:  numbers will be limited to ensure that sufficient personal space is provided in all workshops. All attendees are required to confirm their place in each workshop or event so that maximum numbers are not exceeded.


Regarding Masks: unless advised otherwise, we encourage the use of masks for anyone wishing to use them during the event.