Womad - The World’s Festival


Change to Tinariwen line-up due to conflict in Mali

29 Feb 2012

Two members of the Grammy-Award winning band, Tinariwen, are no longer able to perform at WOMADelaide on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 March due to a dramatic escalation in the conflicts between the MLNA (Mouvement de Liberation National Azawad) and the Malian Government army in the drought and famine-stricken region of north Mali in which they live.

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Final line up additions revealed!

12 Jan 2012

The final line up additions for WOMADelaide 2012 were revealed Wednesday 11 January and have resulted in a lot of excitement for many of the artists announced.

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Youssou N'Dour to run for Senegalese elections

03 Jan 2012

Youssou N'Dour to run for Senegalese elections.

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Vale Cesária Evora

19 Dec 2011

Cesária Evora dies aged 70.

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Line up for WOMADelaide 2012 revealed

29 Nov 2011

The WOMADelaide 2012 line up was revealed today through The Advertiser to an excited Adelaide audience. 

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WOMADelaide 2012 major line up announcement!

16 Nov 2011

Get out your diaries! Next Wednesday 23 November will see the major line up announcement for WOMADelaide 2012. A further 20 groups will be added to the already amazing line up! The Countdown is on!

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Program Change

02 Nov 2011

Early Youssou N’Dour WOMADelaide 2012 line-up details were correct at the time of printing. He is no longer able to tour to Australia in March due to his involvement in recently rescheduled February elections being held in Senegal.

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WOMADelaide will celebrate 20 years in 2012!

20 Oct 2011

Next year’s milestone event in Adelaide’s Botanic Park from 9-12 March, will see festival favourites and some of the biggest names in music join the celebration.

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