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We are only in October and yet WOMAD New Zealand can tell you who will be performing at WOMAD New Zealand 2012. All i can say is, those of you going to this festival are so very lucky.
If any of you are travelling WOMAD New Zealand 2012 from the UK, do you have a suitcase big enough to fit us little WOMAD UK staff in?
WOMAD Earthstation, Adelaide, Australia will be opening their doors to the public for the first time ever today.
“It was only my second Womad festival, the most amazing place I've been in my life - all the different smells, rhythms, cultures and stalls selling exotic treasures.”Holly MacHenry
What a review- the best kind. Honest, oozing with enthusiasm and a winning entry for Young arts critics competition 2011. Check out story no.4, by Holly MacHenry (aged 13).
Congratulations to Holly for producing such a piece.
Musicport are offering an exclusive, 2 for 1 ticket deal to all WOMAD festival goers, for the amazing Musicport Festival which takes place between 4-7 November. Experience some of the world's greatest music in the stunning 3500 capacity Spa Bridlington venue in East Yorkshire.
'The curtain raiser on the winter festival season!' Songlines Magazine
'Music of the highest quality in superb surroundings and a caring, joyful ambience - what more could we have asked for!' (2010 festival-foer)
The festival brings legendary artists from across the globe to the UK's East Coast for an annual celebration of the best in roots, folk, acoustic, afro-beat, reggae, jazz, rock and much much more.
Featuring over 60 incredible acts including:
• HUGH MASEKELA (South Africa)
• 12lve(Goldie's Band) (UK)
• ANDY KERSHAW (UK)
• MARI BOINE (Norway)
• MERCEDES PEON (Galicia Spain)
• KANDA BONGO MAN (Congo)
• CLAUDIA AURORA (Portugal)
• TAHI LHUNPO MONKS (Tibet)
• IAIN MATTHEWS (UK)
• MARY COUGHLAN (Ireland)
....Plus many, many more!
Special Offer for WOMAD festival goers!
Buy two weekend passes at £110 (normally £220)*
To Take advantage of this great offer, simply call either of the following numbers and Quote 'WOMAD11241 '
• 0845 3732760.
• 01262 678258
*Accommodation and travel not included
For more information, check out the official Musicport website: www.musicportfestival.com
Would you believe it- only a month to go until a certain Parque de Santa Catalina is WOMADified. Stages will be up, flags will be fluttering in the warm breeze- Fiesta WOMAD Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 2011 will be almost complete.
So what is left? Ahh of course the artists- We're just adding the finishing touches to an already dazzling line up and will be announcing it very soon. Keep watching this very magnificent space...
We cannae wait!