Come on the WOMAD journey
WOMAdelaide isn’t your typical music festival; it’s a journey through music, arts, dance that highlights important issues and interests too. Founded by musician Peter Gabriel in the United Kingdom, WOMAdelaide has been flying to Australian contingent flag high since 1992. We’re told the audience is as dazing as the line-up, which features some 400 musos, artists, dancers and even thinkers. Enrich yourself with knowledge at events like The Planet Talks environmental discussions, the Electrolounge, Taste The World cooking program and Artists in Conversation or drop the kids off at the KidZone activity area.
Universal Traveller can help you reach Adelaide with a no-stress, tailor-made tour or holiday package that will see you staying in a prime location near the Botanic Gardens for a grand old price. Let us worry about flights, tickets, transfers, insurance and you worry about the important stuff like browsing through the WOMAdelaide program and highlighting what great acts you want to see. Remember, there’s all sorts of music, dance and art workshops (from ballet to Brazil) you’re going to want to see too.
When is it?
Tips and tricks
Just 15,000 tickets are issued each day for WOMAdelaide. Book in advance to avoid missing out.
Head to the Global Village for more than 100 stalls of international food, arts and merchandise.
Check out the Coopers Bar Garden, a bar where you can have a drink while engaging with natural produce.
Take your niece or nephew; kids under 12 are free.
WOMAdelaide runs from 4.30pm to 1am on day one, 11am to 1am on days two and three and 11am to midnight on the final day.
Look out for EcoCaddy signs in Adelaide city for a free tricycle lift to the event!