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2018 Adelaide Festival

Arts & Culture

Adelaide Festival's Hamlet vies for seven Helpmann Awards

South Australia has scored 18 nominations in the 2018 Helpmann Awards, with the Adelaide Festival’s sell-out opera Hamlet and Slingsby’s acclaimed children’s show Emil and the Detectives among those shortlisted.

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Adelaide Biennial artists explore myriad worlds

Among the diverse artworks exploring Divided Worlds in the 2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, the largest invites gallery visitors into a fantasy underworld – a maze-like structure celebrating Dungeons & Dragons.


Havana Meets Kingston brings Caribbean vibes to Botanic Park

WOMADelaide fans will be treated to a dynamic show featuring some Caribbean music legends when Havana Meets Kingston melds the Afro-Cuban and jazz sounds of Cuba with the roots reggae and bass culture of Jamaica.

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Spinifex Gum heads to Adelaide Festival

Spinifex Gum, a new music project led by two members of The Cat Empire, is influenced by the young Indigenous women who give its songs voice and the Pilbara landscape in which those songs were created.

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Festival review: Azza

Palestine’s ShiberHur Theatre Company makes its Australian debut with this poetic and intense theatrical experience that uses storytelling, mime and a cappella to shine a light on traditional mourning rituals.

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96,000 flock to 2018 WOMADelaide

GALLERY: Around 96,000 people converged at WOMADelaide over the long weekend to see 70 acts including jazz musician Kamasi Washington, sitar player Anoushka Shankar, the mesmerising Manganiyar Seduction and controversial feather-filled aerial show Place des Anges.