Artist Applications

WOMAD NZ 2019 is now accepting expressions of interest from Artists!

Every year we have many artists who want to perform at the festival, for the following areas:

  • Site Performance (roving or static)
  • Stage Performance (music or dance)
  • Kidzone/Children's Area (workshop, activity, performance)
  • Te Paepae Maori Culture (workshops and activities)

BEFORE submitting your application, please check out our website to familiarise yourself with the previous year’s line-up and programmed activities.

As part of the application process you are required to supply photos, music, video footage of your work and current tech rider and stage plot. 


  • 24th August 2018 applications close (Nb: may close earlier dependant on volume of applications)
  • July to August application review period
  • September 2018 applicants notified of outcome
  • September 2018 contracting period for successful applicants
  • 17th October 2018 programme line up announced


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