WOMAD NZ have launched full stage schedule for the three day festival 17 - 19 March 2017.
There is over 30 hours of performances in this power-packed programme featuring some of the very best musicians from around the globe, with over 300 artists representing 21 countries.
The festival artists who will be holding cooking demonstrations at Nova Energy Taste The World hosted by Jax Hamilton have also been announced.
WOMAD NZ are releasing the schedule for the highly anticipated new festival feature, the World of Words plus for the first time ever the Kidzone schedule will bereleased ahead of the festival.
Building on the success of the Oyster and Bubbles bar in 2016, the Gables House Lawn will be transformed into the ika bar, an intimate space for those looking to indulge in some fine hors d'oeuvres and wine.
WOMAD Full Schedule
World Of Words
March 17-19: Bowl Of Brooklands, New Plymouth
Ticket information via WOMAD
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