“ADELAIDE IS STILL THE PREMIER FESTIVAL CITY.”
For more than 50 years Adelaide Festival audiences have delighted in an outstanding mix of inspiring, challenging and entertaining artists and performers. This vital and prestigious celebration of art from around the globe has defined South Australia as the nation’s premier festival state. With internationally acclaimed theatre productions, an eclectic array of world-class musicians, breathtaking dance pieces and striking visual arts displays, Adelaide’s warm March days and starry nights provide the ideal setting for this highly accessible event.
Throughout its history Adelaide Festival of Arts has shared Australia’s best new work along with some of the world’s great companies and international artists including Sylvie Guillem, John Zorn, Marlene Dietrich, Allen Ginsberg, James Thiérrée, Philip Glass, Isabelle Huppert, Schaubühne Berlin, Yehudi Menuhin, Isabella Rossellini, Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Nina Simone, Jane Birkin and Malcolm McLaren.
Adelaide Festival is a member of Festivals Adelaide: representing Adelaide’s ten major arts and cultural festivals.
Such festival cannot be described with one article or official page. Because it consists of technologies, different vectors of modern art, experiments and mixes and anyone could say – oh, yes, I like it or I don’t like, but at the end of the festival everyone will see that nobody was left unaffected. That’s the main aim of Art Festival.