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WOMADelaide 2018

The World's Festival

Presented by the Hackett Foundation

  • About

    A unique open-air festival set in Adelaide’s stunning Botanic Park, WOMADelaide is an award-winning celebration of the very best of the world of music, arts & dance.

    2018 artists include Anoushka Shankar (India/UK) • The Avalanches (Aust) • Baker Boy (Aust) • Bedouine (USA/Syria) • Bixiga 70 (Brazil) • Blick Bassy (France/Cameroon) • Chico Trujillo (Chile) • Dan Sultan (Aust) • DJ Marky (Brazil) • Eva Quartet (Bulgaria) • Ghada Shbeir (Lebanon) • Gogol Bordello (USA) • Havana Meets Kingston (Cuba/Jamaica) • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (USA) • Kamasi Washington (USA) • The Manganiyar Seduction (India) • Nai Palm (Aust) • Nano Stern (Chile) • Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band (Ghana) • Peanut Butter Wolf (USA) • Rahim AlHaj Trio (Iraq) • Rodrigo y Gabriela (Mexico) • Tank & The Bangas (USA) • TAO Dance Theatre (China) • Tex, Don & Charlie (Aust) • Thievery Corporation (USA) • Thundercat (USA) • Tinariwen (Mali)

    Plus the magical nightly spectacle of Gratte Ciel's “Place des Anges” (France) exclusive to WOMADelaide 2018.

    Taking an audience of more than 90,000 people on a joyous four-day journey of discovery, WOMADelaide showcases traditional and contemporary music, dance, visual arts and street performance alongside the thought-provoking environmental Planet Talks program, family friendly entertainment in KidZone and mouth-watering food through Taste the World, JAMFACE, Poh Ling Yeow’s full service restaurant and more than 50 delectable international food stalls.

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  • Credits

    Produced and presented by the WOMADelaide Foundation. Managed by Arts Projects Australia and WOMAD Ltd.

    Presented in association with the Government of South Australia and Hackett Foundation.

    Image Architects of Air by Grant Hancock

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