WOMEX will be going east after its 2014 edition in Santiago de Compostela: the next WOMEX host city in 2015 will be Budapest! The Hungarian capital has won the international bid to host the most international of all professional music meetings worldwide.
This edition of WOMEX will feature:
- Showcase Festival
- Trade Fair
- Film Screenings
WOMEX in short:
Made in Berlin and travelling throughoutEurope: The 20th edition of WOMEX in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain in October 2014 saw over 2,400 delegates from over 90 countries, 670 exhibiting companies, a full conference programme and a showcase festival presenting more than 60 acts on 7 stages.
WOMEX is "The most important international professional market of world music of every kind. This international fair brings together professionals from the worlds of folk, roots, ethnic and traditional music and also includes concerts, conferences and documentary films. It contributes to networking as an effective means of promoting music and culture of all kinds across frontiers."
UNESCO Global Alliance for Cultural Diversity
See www.womex.com for details on WOMEX 15 in Budapest.
Dates:21 - 25 October