Widely proclaimed “King of the Afrobeat Seun Kuti and his legendary big band Egypt 80 will fire up the stage for the WOMAD 2009 to take place at New Plymouth’s Brooklands PArk and TSB Bowl on 13-15 March 2009.
Taranaki Arts Festival (TAFT) Chief Excutive Suzanne Porter says,” WOMAD 2009 carries some fo the biggest names we;ve had. With the confirmation of the line up we’re offering some of the most interesting talent in the world ,a very high standard”.
WOMAD New Zealand has become an annual event and in 2009 introduces a new concept , the Sustainable Village , whcih showcases sustainable practices and merchanidise .
on the other hand, WOMAD NZ Artistic Director Roger KIng says “WOMAD offers a unique environment to savour such a colorful array of music,arts and dance.
For more information, check their website at http://www.womad.co.nz