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WOMAD New Zealand 2019 festival Day Schedule

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 12:33 pm | Womad

In what has become a welcome pre-Christmas tradition, WOMAD New Zealand has today announced the 2019 festival Day Schedule More >>

Exciting and diverse WOMAD 2019 festival lineup

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 9:27 am | Womad

Already a festival favourite - South London duo The Correspondents will take the WOMAD audience on a journey through a multitude of genres from jazz and blues to the nether regions of electro and drumnbass. Joining the international line up ... More >>

WOMAD announce diverse line-up and exciting site changes

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 9:21 am | Womad

WOMAD New Zealand announce the diverse line-up and exciting site changes at the festival launch tonight. More >>

WOMAD New Zealand 2019 - the first three artists announced

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 10:32 am | Womad

WOMAD NEW ZEALAND is thrilled to deliver its first artist announcement with Angelique Kidjo , Silkroad Ensemble and Aotearoa's own Teeks all setting the stage for the 2019 festival. More >>

Womad 2018, One of the Best Yet!

Monday, 26 March 2018, 11:34 am | Womad

It was a monumental year for WOMAD New Zealand, who delivered on their accolade as ‘Best National Event of the Year’ with this years WOMAD being touted as one of the best yet. From Mexico to Mauritania, Cameroon to Canada, from upbeat party vibes ... More >>


Thursday, 23 November 2017, 5:09 pm | Womad

Womad New Zealand is breathing new life into a festival favourite with the support of a new programme partner. More >>


Monday, 6 November 2017, 1:10 pm | Womad

WOMAD NZ has been named the ‘Best National Event of the Year’ at the prestigious 2017 New Zealand Event Awards. More >>

Womad 2018 Line-up Announcement

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 7:43 pm | Womad

Tonight, Wednesday October 18, at an esteemed event at The Grand Hall in Wellington's Parliament Buildings, surrounded by international delegates and WOMAD advocates, WOMAD NZ announce the 2018 artist line-up. More >>

Anoushka Shankar & Kamasi Washington to Play WOMAD NZ 2018

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 8:55 am | Womad

Superstar saxophonist Kamasi Washington and Indian classical luminary Anoushka Shankar are confirmed for WOMAD 2018 More >>

A message to you... THE SPECIALS are coming to WOMAD 2017

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 10:47 am | Womad

Every year, WOMAD scours the planet to find the very best mix of the finest musicians to bring to us here in New Zealand. More >>

WOMAD artists storm the NZ Top 40 Chart

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 3:40 pm | Womad

As the much-loved festival signs off for another extraordinary year; the good vibe ripples continue as 11 albums from WOMAD artists enter the NZ Top 40 Chart, the dates for 2017 are unveiled and the contract renewed with WOMAD international. More >>

Parent Hub space a new addition at WOMAD 2016

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 9:59 am | Womad

It's no secret WOMAD is a family-friendly festival and this year it’s taking it a step further by teaming up with the Taranaki District Health Board to offer a small Parent Hub at this year’s festival. More >>

WOMAD 2016

Friday, 12 February 2016, 9:47 am | Womad

This year’s WOMAD festival delivers its companion CD as a taster ahead of the event taking place 18-20h March . 16 tracks from big name performers John Grant, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, St Germain, Calexico and a slew of new artists to sink your teeth into. More >>

Welcome to WOMAD 2016.

Friday, 2 October 2015, 12:16 pm | Womad

Hola! Bom Dia! Bonjour! Salaam Aleikum! Teanastellen! Sawubona! Nín hǎo! Salâm! Marhaba! Sain baina uu! Ainngai! Zdravstvuyte! Hello! And welcome to WOMAD 2016. More >>

WOMAD Schedule Revealed

Monday, 26 January 2015, 2:49 pm | Womad

Heavy hitters from the music world take the WOMAD stage in Taranaki from Friday 6pm March 13th to Sunday night March 15th. More >>

Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club added to WOMAD line-up

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 12:53 pm | Womad

Adding more fuel to the already scorching hot line up, Cuban stars made famous by the 1997 Wim Wenders movie, Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club are set to make their first ever New Zealand appearance exclusively at WOMAD 2015 . More >>

WOMAD announce Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club on line-up

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 12:48 pm | Womad

Adding more fuel to the already scorching hot line up, Cuban stars made famous by the 1997 Wim Wenders movie, Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club are set to make their first ever New Zealand appearance exclusively at WOMAD 2015. More >>

WOMAD give sneak peek to 2015 line up

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 9:31 am | Womad

WOMAD strives to deliver the hottest talents from all over the globe. Often they are musicians we’ve not heard of in New Zealand but the first two names to be announced from the line-up are well known and well loved by many Kiwis. More >>

NZ Performers Competition Opens for WOMAD 2015

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 10:26 am | Womad

WOMAD is on the lookout for talent to perform at the 2015 festival and the successful WOMAD Band Competition has been expanded to include not just musical performances but acts that could perform at other spaces and places on-site at the festival. This ... More >>

WOMAD reaches out to schools

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 10:59 am | Womad

Youngsters in South Taranaki will get up close and personal with a traditional dance and percussion group from Papua New Guinea today (Wed 12 Mar). More >>





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