A FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE!

The WOW festival is an annual festival for children and families in Liverpool. It is a a fun filled festival for children and young people up to fifteen years old and their families.

After a two-year absence of the festival due to Covid cancellations, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre’s WOW Festival 2022 will deliver a wide range of arts, cultural events and activities suitable for children, young people, families, and people of all abilities.  The WOW Festival will take over all Casula Powerhouse public spaces, creating a fully immersive and engaging experience.

The 2022 program is curated by Susie Rugg and Pip Hall and will deliver an expanded program of 7 days running from 24 – 30 September. The program will have a strong focus on sustainability, community and play and will include; free all-day drop-in events, ticketed workshops and performances, interactive art, exhibitions, outdoor play, and music.

Liverpool Library will be presenting a free pop up library and the opening weekend will feature a youth market for young local artists. Early learning centres will be creating recycled artworks to decorate the river walk and the Liverpool Street University will be doing a Takeover for the final day of the festival to present the australian qualifier of the world breakdancing championships.

There is loads of free stuff plus select your favourite shows to buy tickets for the whole family. Get in quick so you don't miss out. Click on the below tiles to take you to your choices.



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FINAL DAY - WORLD BREAKDANCING CHAMPIONSHIPS


On the final day of the WOW festival we will focus on the older kids with a takeover of the centre engaging with youth culture and the incredible dance competition Freestyle Session.

Freestyle Session is a Streetdance competition held every year which crowns the best dancers in the world. It is sanctioned by the Urban Dance & Educational Foundation and part of the Pro Breaking Tour and Undisputed's World BBoy Series. Originally held only in the United States, Freestyle Session is now being recognized worldwide. Most years have featured a 3 on 3 brwakin' battle, but formats have varied over the years, from a 2 on 2 to a full crew battle. Freestyle Session is most well known as a breakin' event, but has also featured b-girl, youth breaking, popping, and open styles competitions, among others. Checkout the programn below and book a ticket now. This event will sell out!



The WOW Festival for Children and Young people is part of the NSW Government’s The Festival of Place.      


The WOW Festival for Children and Young people has been supported by the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund – an Australian Government initiative