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KIDS LOVE WOMAD TOO!

I'm super stoked to get back to WOMAD, in New Plymouth, this year.  There's nothing better than waking up in the shadow of Mt Taranaki. Dad says it used to be called Mt Egmont.  I was told it was used in a Tom Cruise film, The Last Warrior because it looks like Mt Fuji.  

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WOMAD ARTISTS STORM THE NZ TOP 40 CHART

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.

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WOMAD PARTNERS RENEW

Partners renew support for Womad. The level of support given to Womad NZ from sponsors is second to none, says Chris Smith, events director for Womad International from the UK. Most change to All of the long-term partners are renewing their support for the three-day festival held in March each year.

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AUSTRALIA & NZ COMPILATION CD RELEASED TODAY

Australia & New Zealand compilation CD is released today, Friday 12th February on Cartell Label, proudly distributed in NZ by Border Music. 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.

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