AF2024 Articles

Baleen Moondjan | Adelaide Festival | 28 Mar – 2 Apr 2024

[ February 28, 2024 to February 29, 2024. March 1, 2024 to March 2, 2024. ]
Baleen Moondjan – Adelaide Festival opening event.
Visually spectacular and beautifully told, Baleen Moondjan kickstarts the Festival with a celebration of our First Nations’ stories and culture, the bonds between humans and animals, and the sacred resilience of Country.
The 2024 Adelaide Festival opens with the world premiere of Baleen Moondjan, a contemporary ceremony from creative visionary […]

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Jungle Book reimagined | Adelaide Festival | 15 & 16 Mar 2024

[ March 15, 2024 to March 16, 2024. ]
Jungle Book Reimagined 
Akram Khan, one of the world’s leading choreographers, returns to Adelaide Festival with a new work based on the much-loved story by Rudyard Kipling.
With a new sense of urgency, Akram Khan has reinterpreted this familiar story through the eyes of a young climate refugee who has been driven from her homeland and arrives […]

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The Tree of Light | Slingsby Theatre Company | Adelaide Festival | 15 & 16 Mar 2024

[ March 15, 2024 to March 16, 2024. ]
Join Slingsby’s journey of creating The Tree of Light and follow their path to making their most ambitious project.
Over the next three years, Slingsby is creating a new flat-pack theatre to travel the world sustainably with a triptych of plays under the banner of A Concise Compendium of Wonder.  Adelaide Festival audiences are invited to […]

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Time Machine | Adelaide Festival | 14-17 Mar 2024

[ March 14, 2024 to March 17, 2024. ]
Time Machine is an exhilarating work of physics and force, dance and extreme action that will entertain audiences of all ages.
Extreme Action, a new art form invented by award-winning performer Elizabeth Streb, takes choreography beyond dance to defy gravity and pushes the human body to its limits. Using prototypic ‘Action Machines’ that move with and […]

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Floods of Fire: Our Citizens’ Orchestra | Adelaide Festival | 16 Mar 2024

[ March 16, 2024; ]
After the success at the opening of the 2023 Adelaide Festival, the Citizens’ Orchestra is back.
Take part in an inclusive, joyous and empowering musical experience by becoming one of the Citizens’ Orchestra or going to this free performance. The Citizens’ Orchestra is an intercultural and intergenerational orchestra and chorus that embraces professional musicians, people without […]

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The Nightingale and Other Fables

The Nightingale and Other Fables | Adelaide Festival | 1-6 Mar 2024

[ March 1, 2024; March 3, 2024; March 5, 2024; March 6, 2024; ]
Returning to Adelaide Festival for the first time since 2018, the internationally acclaimed Canadian auteur, Robert Lepage, brings his brilliant imagination and a lush aesthetic to Igor Stravinsky’s The Nightingale and Other Fables.
The Nightingale, Stravinsky’s first opera, was written between 1908-13 during the composer’s Russian period, at the same time as he was working on […]

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Adelaide Writers’ Week Young Readers Events | Adelaide Festival | 3 & 5 Mar 2024

[ March 3, 2024; March 5, 2024; ]  
Writers’ Week has a jam-packed program designed for young book readers. Young Readers’ Day (ages 2 – 12) is on Sunday 3 March 2024 and for kids over 12, Tuesday 5 March 2024 is YA Evening and Hear Me Roar! 
Young Readers’ Day | 3 March 2024 
Calling all fans of picture books, graphic novels and epic […]

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The Walk | Little Amal in Adelaide | 15-17 Mar 2024

[ March 15, 2024 to March 17, 2024. ]
The Walk, with Little Amal at its centre, will make its Australian debut at the 2024 Adelaide Festival this March.
A refugee child arrives in Adelaide. She is tired, hungry, a little frightened. How do we welcome her?
Little Amal is a 3.5-metre puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee girl who has become a global symbol of […]

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WOMADelaide | Botanic Park/Tainmuntilla | 8-11 Mar 2024

[ March 8, 2024 to March 11, 2024. ]
WOMADelaide 2024 – The World’s Festival
WOMADelaide – World Of Music Arts & Dance – will return in 2024 to the City of Adelaide’s Botanic Park/Tainmuntilla for 4 days over the March long weekend.
The Worlds Festival, an internationally acclaimed event, is a truly unique part of the Australian festival landscape, showcasing the best, the essential – and […]

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