WOMAD stands for the World of Music, Arts and Dance which was founded by musician Peter Gabriel in 1982. WOMADelaide, the Australian WOMAD festival, started in 1922 and over the past 23 years it has become one of the nation’s favourite outdoor festivals. WOMAD encompasses unique and extraordinary music along with a beautiful family vibe. Familes are welcome to attend WOMAD and children aged 12 and under get free entry.