The 7th Desert Song Festival is back! Bigger, Bolder and more exciting than ever!
Take “The essential Australian Journey” this Spring. Visit the location of a unique story of human occupation, resilience and culture and enjoy Central Australia’s most popular festival in September. Experience the joy that our main attraction, the three-time Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir has been spreading to audiences across the globe for nearly two decades! Celebrate and honour the work of the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir as we observe the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages. You’ll discover something about your country, something about what it means to be Australian and something about yourself!
Over 10 glorious days of music and music-making in concerts, workshops and masterclasses, choirs from across Australia, small vocal ensembles, musicians and solo performers, will showcase the cultural diversity and artistic brilliance on display at this regional festival that celebrates the singer, the song, the instrument the land and its people.
Desert Song Festival 2019 will offer visitors an incomparable opportunity to connect with the perpetual custodians of this land. With the majestic Ranges and Gorges of Central Australia as its backdrop and heritage venues within the built environment of Alice Springs as its stages, this festival will present the visitor with a compelling reason to ‘do the NT’, by visiting ‘a town like Alice’ to attend the 2019 Desert Song Festival.