WOW – Women of the World Festival Melbourne
WOW – Women of the World Festival Melbourne is a three-day festival of critical conversations, music, film and performance, celebrating women and taking an in-depth look at the remaining challenges to gender equality.
Conceived by Southbank Centre and launched in London in 2011, WOW – Women of the World has been identified as the largest network of women in the world, with its festivals engaging and inspiring over one million women across five continents and cities in the US, Egypt, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, the UK, and Australia.
With Footscray Community Arts Centre being home to many international communities with both local and global contexts, WOW Melbourne will mirror this diversity in all of its intersections across themes, challenges and celebrations.
WHEN: Thursday 23 March – Saturday 25 March
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For all media enquiries please contact Magda Petkoff of Purple Media [email protected] or 0409 436 473.
WOW – Women of the World Festival Melbourne is delivered in association with Southbank Centre London.
WOW – Women of the World Festival Melbourne is delivered in partnership with Victoria University, Maribyrnong City Council, VicHealth, cohealth, McCullough Robertson, Queen Victoria Women’s Centre, Gandel Philanthropy, ACMI, Arnold Bloch Leibler, and Arts Centre Melbourne through Creative Victoria for Asia TOPA, with more to be announced.
Collaborate Asia is funded by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts; its arts funding and advisory body.
Asia TOPA is a joint initiative of the Sidney Myer Fund and Arts Centre Melbourne and is supported by the Australian and Victorian Governments.
WOW Café is presented in partnership with Maribyrnong City Council.
2- Elaine Brown
3- Sampa the Great
4- Mojo Juju
5- Carly Sheppard, White Face (2015), Image by Gregory Lorenzutti
6- West Writers Our Stories 2016, Image by Rachel Main