UK – To help mark the 25th anniversary of it first event in Shepton Mallet, WOMAD is launching WOMADstories.com, a new website.
WOMADstories.com hopes to gather the memories of music fans from the past 25 years of events. "We want to capture some of the great moments of energy and excitement, the memories that stick with you from WOMAD over the years. We’re hoping to hear from people all around the world and discover the highlights of a quarter of a century of the World of Music, Arts and Dance – great music, amazing performances, sunny days, fantastic samosas, illuminating workshops, strange encounters – whatever your memory, we’d love you to share it."WOMAD hopes the website will bring together people who have experienced the WOMAD festival spirit in all of its locations around the world.
The best story received before 30th June this year will win a pair of tickets to a WOMAD event anywhere in the world within the next year.