Madison World Music Festival

Email -- WUD Performing Arts

(608) 265-2787 -- Arts Ticketing Office
(608) 262-2202 -- Performing Arts Advisor, Ralph Russo
(608) 265-3000 -- Memorial Union

Terrace, Shannon Hall, and Fredric March Play Circle
800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706

Willy Street Fair
1501 Williamson St
Madison, WI 53703

From Tibet to Zanzibar, Sudan to Mexico, Hungary and beyond, the 13th Annual Madison World Music Festival offers many styles to explore and enjoy, each bringing something unique to the table. Enjoy dancing, meditative music and arts, and kinds of music you may not have heard before. Bring the kids, your dancing shoes and your curiosity.

The festival is presented by the Wisconsin Union Directorate’s Performing Arts Committee in collaboration with the Marquette Neighborhood Association and is supported by Dane Arts with additional funds from The Evjue Foundation, Inc., charitable arm of The Capital Times, Anonymous Fund, UW Hillel & Hinenu.


Madison World Music Festival Tentative Schedule

The Mystical Arts of Tibet – Sand Mandala, Shannon Sunset Lounge, Memorial Union


Tuesday, 9/13, 12n – 1pm, Mandala Opening Ceremony

1:30pm – 4:30pm, drawing of the lines

Wednesday – Thursday, 9/14 - 9/15, 9am – 6pm, Mandala Construction
Friday, 9/16, 9am – 3pm, Mandala Construction

3:30pm – 5pm, Closing Ceremony and Dispersal of the Sand

Thursday, 9/15, Memorial Union:
Fredric March Play Circle:
5:30pm, Film: Life is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara, directed by Iara Lee

6:45pm: Enyedi-Salamon Ensemble, Hungary, dancing workshop  (Rain: Festival Room)
8:15pm: Enyedi-Salamon Ensemble, Hungary, performance  (Rain: Play Circle)

Friday, 9/16, Memorial Union Terrace:
3:30pm – 5:00pm, The Mystical Arts of Tibet – Sand Mandala, Closing Ceremony and Dispersal of the Sand
5:30pm, Rajab Suleiman & Kithara, Zanzibar  (rain: Shannon Hall)
7:30pm, Alsarah & the Nubatones, Sudan/USA  (rain: Shannon Hall)
9:30pm, The Dhol Foundation, India/England  (rain: Shannon Hall)

Saturday, 9/17

Willy St. Fair, Large Stage:
2:30pm, Femina, Argentina
4:45pm, A-Wa, Israel/Yemen
7pm, Otimo, Brazil/Madison
7:30pm, The Villalobos Brothers, Mexico

Shannon Hall:
8pm: The Mystical Arts of Tibet

Terrace (Rain: Shannon Hall):
9:30pm: A-Wa, Israel

Thursday, 9/29, Memorial Union Terrace (rain: Shannon Hall):
7pm: Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino, Italy
9pm: Troker, Mexico

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