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25 years of WOMADelaide in pictures

As WOMADelaide celebrates its 25th anniversary in Botanic Park this weekend, these photos from the festival's archives capture some of the highlights since it began in 1992.

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Youssou N'Dour at the 2005 WOMADelaide.

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Crowded House perform at the first festival in 1992.

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Festival-goers under the trees in 1993.

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The trademark WOMADelaide flags - 1995.

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Gyuto Monks - 2001.

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Badenya Les Freres Coulibaly - 2003. Photo: Tony Lewis

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Te Matarae - 2005. Photo: Tony Lewis

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Ozomatli party with the crowd - 2005. Photo: Tony Lewis

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Crowds in front of Stage 2 in 2006. Photo: Andy Rasheed

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Salif Keita - 2007. Photo: Tony Lewis

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Stage 1 - 2007.

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Sharon Jones - 2008. Photo: Tony Lewis

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Late afternoon in the park in 2009. Photo: Charles Seja

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Dancing in the dark - 2010. Photo: Charles Seja

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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - 2010. Photo: Tony Lewis

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Fefe - 2011. Photo: Tony Lewis

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Sing Sing - 2013. Photo: Tony Lewis

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The Correspondents - 2013. Photo: Tony Lewis

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Arrested Development - 2014. Photo: Tony Lewis

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Colour of Time - 2015. Photo: Grant Hancock

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Exxopolis - 2015. Photo: Grant Hancock

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Seun Kuti - 2016. Photo: Charles Seja

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The Cat Empire - 2016. Photo: Charles Seja