Whilst comedian Evan Desmarais’ unfettered honesty made for some brief moments of audience discomfort, overall, it is actually a heart-warming tale of human yearning and our ever-changing sense of our own life’s priorities.

As a non-profit organisation, WOMADelaide’s continued growth depends on philanthropy to support the success, diversity and creativity excellence of the festival.

Once such supporter is Simon Hackett who spoke with aspiring journalist Bert Rich about the place WOMADelaide has within Adelaide’s culture.