Bringing together many forms of music, arts and dance from countries and cultures around the world on seven separate stage and workshop areas.
WOMAD stands for World of Music, Arts and Dance, and returns to the picturesque site at Charlton Park, near Malmesbury in Wiltshire from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th July 2014.
Latest additions are Youssou N'Dour, Bobby Womack, Manu Dibango (presenting his 8 Decades show), Trombone Shorty, Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita, Tunng, Justin Vali & Ny Malagasy Orkestra, 9 Bach, Snarky Puppy, Debademba, Aar Maanta, Jus Now, Chloe Charles, Orange Hill, South Korean duo [su:m], Vinicio Capossela presenta Banda Della Posta, Imed Alibi, DakhaBrakha, Ethno Trio Troitsa, and Madeeh.
The first acts confirmed were Alice Russell, Nitin Sawhney ONEZERO, Mulatu Astatke, Fat Freddy's Drop, Bassekou Kouyate, Goran Bregovic Wedding And Funeral Band, Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba, Mulatu Astatke, Oliver Mtukudzi & The Black Spirits, Mari Boine, The Gloaming, Roberto Fonseca, Fatoumata Diawara, Martin Simpson & Dom Flemons, Kobo Town, Mahsa & Marjan Vahdat, Anna Cinzia Villani & Macuran Orchestra, Ibibio Sound Machine, Magic Drum Orchestra, Nuru Kane, The Good Ones, and Salim-Sulaiman with Karsh Kale.
The full line-up features around 100 artists from 40 countries performing over the festival weekend.