Getting Involved

How can I perform at WOMADelaide?

WOMADelaide is an invitation-only festival with the budget and space to program around 30 international and 15 Australian artists/groups each year, plus a number of street theatre and visual artists. Applications for the 2012 festival are open from 1 April – 31 July 2011 only. CLICK HERE for more info.

How do I get a stall?

The festival selects around 100 stalls each year (45 food, 35 crafts and 20 display). Stallholder applications for the 2011 festival have now closed.  Applications for the 2012 festival will open in August 2011 – subscribe to the mailing list to be kept up to date.

I'm a student doing an assignment on WOMADelaide, where can I find info?

Refer to summary sheet and the history PDF. Please note that we do not have the time to answer additional, individual questions from students.

How can I get a job at the festival?

Generally speaking, we fill our contract positions at least 6 months before the festival with experienced staff and do not advertise, but if you have extensive marketing, production or event management skills, email us For paid bar work, click here.

For paid bar work, please contact Sally-Anne on

How can I volunteer at the festival?

WOMADelaide uses around 150 volunteers each festival in areas including the Info Booth, cloakroom, WoShop (merchandise), as roving Crowd Care (answering questions etc), on the Green Team (keeping the park tidy) and more.
Volunteer applications for the 2011 festival have now closed and no more applications will be accepted.

For volunteer work with the bar management company please contact Sally-Anne on

Can I do my tertiary course industry placement in the lead-up to the festival?

We accept 1-2 people a year and only if they are studying event/site/production management, journalism/marketing. Email your resume by the end of August to express your interest.

Can I get work experience at WOMADelaide?

Unless you are doing a relevant tertiary course (see above) we do not accept high school students or others for work experience.

How can I get media accreditation for covering the festival?

Media accreditation applications will be available online from October 2010. There are a limited number of media passes available for accredited media only. All media pass requests and subsequent approval will be reliant on pre-festival coverage generated.

CLICK HERE to visit the media page.


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