WOMADelaide – ‘The World’s Festival’, has an extraordinary program for its 2015 festival to be held in Adelaide’s Botanic Park, from Friday 6 to Monday 9 March 2015.
Over 4 unforgettable days and nights in March, Adelaide’s glorious Botanic Park hosts a journey of remarkable performances by over 400 of the world’s top traditional and contemporary musicians, artists, dancers and thinkers from every corner of the globe. This year amongst the sea of artists you’ll see Youssou N’Dour, Sinead O’Connor and Neneh Cherry.
The 2015 program features performances and workshops across 7 stages, a KidZone activity area, street theatre and visual artists, the Taste The World cooking program, The Planet Talks environmental discussions program, Electrolounge, Artists in Conversation and over 100 amazing food, retail and charity stalls.
CLICK HERE to see the amazing 2015 WOMADelaide Program of Music & Dance.
For families thinking of visiting WOMAD for the first time, we encourage you to go. The Play & Go families have a fabulous time every year and the kids never want to leave! The KidZone area is just amazing with something new each year. Take a look at our pictures and Review of the 2013 WOMAD here and you’ll see what we mean. Remember children aged 12 years and under have FREE entry to WOMADelaide when accompanied by a paying adult, so they get in free and once you are there all the Kidzone activities are free too. Children aged between 13-17 years of age can purchase a Youth Pass ticket at a reduced price.
WIN Tickets for your Family to experience WOMADelaide on Monday 9 March 2015, for 2 Adults & up to 2 Youth passes, valued at up to $422. Children 12 years and under have free entry.
PLUS a Meet & Greet with Andy Griffiths @ 2.00 – 2.30pm (prior to his performance at 3.00pm in KidZone)
The Meet & Greet will be held backstage with nibbles and drinks (juice, softies, wine for the parents)!
As a VIP Guest, Andy will answer any questions the kids or you may have while you enjoy some snacks and a drink. Then you will head over to see his performance in KidZone.
How to Enter
Enter via the Gleam App below. The first 3 entry options are mandatory. You don’t have to complete all other entry options to be in the draw, but they give you more chances to win.
To be eligible to win you must be a resident of South Australia over 18 years old. Entrants must be a current active subscriber to Play & Go Adelaide’s weekly email newsletter at the time of the draw.
GIVEAWAY ENDS: Sunday 22 February 2015 | 10pm
Look for the giant coloured letters spelling “WOMAD” – it’s your gateway to free kids activities! KidZone is the dedicated world of kid-friendly fun in the heart of WOMADelaide with full days of programmed entertainment.
2015 will feature:
Andy Griffiths is one of Australia’s most popular and well-loved children’s authors. He has written more than 25 books, including short stories, comic novels, nonsense verse, picture books, plays and a creative writing guide for students and teachers. Andy is best known for the JUST! books, The Day My Bum Went Psycho and The Treehouse series.
Carclew is South Australia’s only multi-artform and cultural organisation dedicated to artistic outcomes by and for people aged 26 and under. It provides young people with opportunities to try different artforms, supports emerging artists to develop their craft and advocates for youth arts practice. Carclew’s programs consist of workshops, events, arts projects, funding programs, and skill development opportunities. Carclew workshops run daily – view the full schedule HERE.
James Berlyn’s Dreamstore
James Berlyn’s interactive Dreamstore pops-up at Kidzone. A shop of dreams, but inside this store you don’t buy… you dream, you design, and you create your very own ‘Dreamproduct’. Gradually the Dreamstore shelves fill with the dreams, hopes and wishes of WOMADelaide’s children for all to see in window shopping sessions. To complete the dream transaction, each child can take home a photo record of their ‘Dreamproduct’ at the Dreamstore checkout.
Evelyn Roth’s Nylon Zoo
Evelyn Roth’s Nylon Zoo is an interactive children’s experience that has been entertaining children at WOMADelaide for nearly two decades. Each year Evelyn unveils amazing new giant inflatable artworks that children enter to listen to stories, dance, sing and enjoy dressing up in a colourul array of animal costumes.
SA Museum Explorer’s Tent
The fabulous and fascinating explorers tent returns to WOMADelaide with new hands-on science discoveries, activities and entertainment for the whole family. Learning about our natural world has never been so much fun!
There will be face painters, bouncy castles and more.
Other things to look out for:
Don’t miss this 320kg human kelly doll rolling his way through Botanic Park. Part human and part tumble toy, Mr. Culbuto will be sure to be one of those joyous WOments that you won’t forget.
The sculptural quality of hairstyling becomes theatre in the barber’s chairs of Osadia. This Barcelona street theatre company transforms any audience member who dares accept the challenge to sit, as Osadia’s outlandish performers create original, provocative and sophisticated makeup and hair art, set to fantastic music mixes.
The Colour of Time
As the sun begins to set each day of the festival it will be accompanied by a rainbow eruption of powder and dance with The Colour of Time reinventing India’s traditional Holi festival. Dancers and musicians lead the public along a choreographed parade towards a huge finale, where people throw brilliant shades of gulal powder in the air to joyfully celebrate unity, acceptance and diversity.
Architects of Air – Exxopolis
A brand new, exclusive addition to WOMADelaide 2015 is the remarkable art installation Exxopolis by Architects of Air. This gigantic inflated sculpture will be yours to enter, explore and marvel at the beauty of light and colour concealed within. Since 1992, these exotic luminaria have bedazzled more than 2 million visitors across 40 countries. Exxopolis is a magnificent structure with soaring 10-metre domes that will provide glowing moments of illuminating calm amidst the buzz of WOMADelaide 2015.
Perhaps best of all, WOMADelaideans are invited to join in the parade!
Energetic 80s spandex enthusiasts, Spandexx Ballet, will be running workshops on Friday and Sunday of the festival, to teach you the moves as only they can. If you’d like to get a head start, check out the (easy) dance steps HERE and HERE and get involved!
For ticket details and bookings, more information and all enquiries please visit the WOMADelaide website.
What: WOMADelaide 2015
When: Friday 6 March to Monday 9 March 2015
Where: Botanic Park | Frome Road, Adelaide
Who: Music, Arts & Dance Fans
Images from WOMAdelaide website or supplied. All photographs by Play & Go 2013/14.
At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.
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