WOMAD has made the difficult decision
to cancel the 2021 WOMAD New Zealand Festival
scheduled for March 2021 in New Plymouth.

We are working hard to come back in 2022 with the festival that we all know and love.
Please watch this space and keep an eye on our socials.

World of Words Goes Digital / He Kōrero Matihiko o Te Ao

World of Words Goes Digital / He Kōrero Matihiko o Te Ao

World of Words Goes Digital is a celebration of the spoken word, featuring some of Aotearoa's most diverse authors, comedians, musicians and poets who share words of wisdom, inspiration, personal challenges and journeys.
A series of rich conversations. Supported by Creative New Zealand

Series commences Sunday, 5 July 2020

Watch World of Words Goes Digital >
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The WOMAD Story / WOMAD me tōna kōrero

WOMAD is an internationally established festival which brings together artists from all over the globe.

Our Story >
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Festival Vibe / He mauri Ahurei

Explore the WOMAD festival vibe!

The WOMAD Experience >
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Live at WOMAD with RNZ

Relive some of our epic WOMAD 2020 performances thanks to RNZ.


WOMAD New Zealand / WOMAD Aotearoa

Held in New Plymouth’s stunning Brooklands Park, WOMAD New Zealand is a 3 day international festival celebrating world music, art, and dance.

Come and lose yourself in the sights, sounds, and tastes that blend together to make up the vibrant WOMAD experience!