From Ecocide to Eden: learning from luminaries

With WOMADelaide 2022 coming up fast, it made me reflect on previous festivals.

Might it be that – in simplistic terms – there are two types of people: those who use their talents to enrich themselves, and those who use their special skills to enrich the lives of others?  My experience in media leads me to think so.

I’ve been very fortunate to interview some special people over recent years, people who have dedicated their lives to ensuring they contribute to safeguarding our planet and improving social equity, and have been guests at WOMADelaide as part of the superb Planet Talks series. Here are some of the best.

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WOMADelaide 2021 – Opening night review

WOMADelaide 2021 opening night was an emotionally-charged event with Archie Roach and Lior fulfilling in style the WOMADelaide goals of celebrating cultural and creative diversity.

The stage is set for the Lior/Westlake performance of the Compassion song-cycle. Photo: Brian Loffler

You can read my review here.