Womadelaide 2012

Friday 9th to Monday 12th March 2012
Botanic Park, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
AUS$303 for a four day pass, child under 12 free
daily capacity: 20000
last updated: Wed 11th Jan 2012

WOMAD returns to celebrate WOMADelaide's 20th anniversary at the Botanic Park, Adelaide, in South Australia, and is held from Friday 9th to Monday 12th March 2012 as part of the WOMAD series of music festivals. WOMAD events are a showcase of all different sorts of music, arts and dance for 20,000 people per day.

Line-up

WOMADelaide features a line-up of international artists including Staff Benda Bilili (Democratic Republic of Congo), Tinariwen (Mali), Gurrumul (Australia), Jinja Safari (Australia), Baaba Maal (Senegal), Sharon Shannon Big Band (Ireland), First Aid Kit (Sweden), Dirty Three (Australia), The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain (UK), Chic (USA), Joe Bataan & the I Like It Like That Orchestra (Phillipines/USA/Australia), Chapelier Fou (France), Blue King Brown (Australia), Tété (Senegal/France), Pajama Club (New Zealand), Shantala Shivalingappa (India), Eddi Reader (Scotland), Mad Professor (UK), Johnny Clegg (South Africa), Dobet Gnahoré (Ivory Coast), Penguin Cafe (UK), Bonobo (UK), Groundation (Jamaica/USA), Grace Barbé (Seychelles/Australia), Master Drummers of Burundi (Burundi), Diego Guerrero y El Solar de Artistas (Spain), Electric Wire Hustle (New Zealand), DJ Krush (Japan), Cambodian Space Project (Cambodia/France/Australia), Lo'Jo (France), The Barons of Tang (Australia), Shane Howard (Australia), Toninho Ferragutti & Alessandro Kramer (Brazil), Shivkumar Sharma (India), TORI Ensemble (Korea), Picture Box Orchestra (Australia/UK/India), Ponydance Theatre Company (Ireland), Le Trio Joubran (Palestine), Anda Union (China), Mahala Rai Banda (Romania), Kimmo Pohjonen (Finland), Bunna Lawrie (Australia), JUMPS (Australia), The Pigram Brothers (Australia), Nano Stern & the Sindicato (Chile), Mo'Horizons (Germany), Frigg (Finland/Norway), La Voce Della Luna (Australia), Melbourne Ska Orchestra (Australia), Pascals (Japan), Narasirato (Solomon Islands), The Pitts Family Circus (Australia), The Bombay Royale (Australia), Chris Finnen (Australia), Tenzin Choegyal & Monks of TIBET (Tibet/Australia), The Bearded Gypsy Band (Australia), Jay Hoad Band (Australia/Fiji), Gramophone Man (Australia), Two Pianos "Canto Ostinato by Simeon Ten Holt" (Australia), and Sivouplait (Japan).

Tickets

A four day adult pass is priced at AUS$303, children aged 12 years and under are admitted free. Other options are available. To buy tickets, click here.

On site

The festival also has ATM machines, and a global village of merchandise stalls and workshops for adults and children.

Opening hours

Friday - gates open 4:30pm, performances are on from 6pm-1am.
Saturday - gates open at 11am, performances are on from midday-1am.
Sunday - gates open at 11am, performances are on from midday-midnight.
Monday – gates open at 11am, performances are on from midday-midnight.

Accommodation

This is a non-camping event, Adelaide offers a range of accommodation options, and is on international flight routes.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 9th to Monday 12th March 2012
Botanic Park, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
AUS$303 for a four day pass, child under 12 free
daily capacity: 20000
last updated: Wed 11th Jan 2012


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