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Shunsuke Kimura & Etsuro Ono
Shunsuke Kimura and Etsuro Ono have breathed new life into the music of the tsugaru-shamisen, an ancient instrument from northern Japan, as they perform their contemporary compositions.
Nidi d'Arac, from Southern Italy, blend traditional rhythms of the region with rock, electronic and folk.
Manjiri Kelkar & Sudha Ragunathan
Manjiri Kelkar is a classical Hindustani vocalist, and Sudha Ragunathan a singer in the South Indian Carnatic tradition. Here they combine their voices in a rare performance together.
Arpaka Dance Company
The Arpaka Dance Company, from the Torres Strait Islands, blends traditional dance and music with contemporary compositions, led by artistic director Dennis Newie.
The world's festival!
The WOMADelaide event features performances and workshops on seven stages by the world's best traditional and contemporary musicians, dancers and DJs.
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