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Ben Mandelson Receives First Budapest Ritmo Award

Ben Mandelson Receives First Budapest Ritmo Award - WOMEX 17 Earlier this month, our WOMEX Founding Director Ben Mandelson headed to Budapest Ritmo as part of the Showcase Jury.

We are very proud to share that while there he received the first Budapest Ritmo Award for his contributions to the the world music community and the Central and Eastern Europe scene.
Upon receiving the award Ben said "we're proud and honoured to be the first in a list of equally-honourable future Award winners".

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WORLD TOUR NEWS: PRIMERA LINEA POSTPONED

WORLD TOUR NEWS: PRIMERA LINEA POSTPONED - WOMEX 17
Breaking news: due to the damages caused by hurricane IRMA, the international music forum Primera Linea in Havana, Cuba has been postponed. New dates are Mon 27 November - Fri 01 December.
The event will open with the jazz great Ruy Loppez Nussa y la Academia. A major open-air Salsa concert with the two legendary orchestras Los Van Van & Elito Revé y el Charangón on the Ciudad Deportiva location will close the event!
Showcase and conference programme coming soon see the website for more information.... More...

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JUST ANNOUNCED: WOMEX FILM SCREENINGS AND FILM LIBRARY

JUST ANNOUNCED: WOMEX FILM SCREENINGS AND FILM LIBRARY - WOMEX 17 Films at WOMEX? Yes, we are doing it again!
The renowned Film Screenings include new releases - portraying music, movements and history from across the globe, plus a new addition in the form of the carefully curated WOMEX Film Library.

Join us on our journey into the world of music film documentaries and visit the website for more information about the Film Programme. More...

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FINAL SHOWCASE ARTIST FOR offWOMEX REVEALED

FINAL SHOWCASE ARTIST FOR offWOMEX REVEALED - WOMEX 17 Last week we announced the first of the offWOMEX showcase artists, today we can reveal the final piece of the puzzle - bringing the line-up to nine. Big, bold and bright, Danish six – piece The KutiMangoes, will bring their swinging mix of contemporary jazz and afrobeat to the offWOMEX stage.... More...

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WOMEX 17 Artist and Professional Excellence Awards

WOMEX 17 Artist and Professional Excellence Awards - WOMEX 17 Recognising outstanding artistry, professionalism and contribution to the arts, we are delighted to present the WOMEX 17 Artist Award to Oumou Sangare, and the Professional Excellence Award to Petr Dorůžka!!... More...

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WOMEX 18 Location: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

WOMEX 18 Location: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - WOMEX 18 While we are all getting excited for WOMEX 17 in Katowice, planning has already begun for WOMEX 18. Next year WOMEX goes South - in fact we will take you to the most southerly city of Europe: WOMEX 18 will take place in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 24-28 October 2018! More information on our info page. More...

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WOMEX 17 Polish Opening, Kato Connections Stage and More!

WOMEX 17 Polish Opening, Kato Connections Stage and More! - WOMEX 17 Today we have revealed the WOMEX 17 Opening and Kato Connections stage, two programme points that take a particular look towards our host city of Katowice and its place in the world. We also have some exciting additions to our Conference programme, including more sessions and speakers. For full details, see the webpages or our latest newsletter in the links below. More...

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First Conference Sessions Revealed, Official Showcase Complete

First Conference Sessions Revealed, Official Showcase Complete - WOMEX 17 The official line-up for WOMEX 17 is now complete! We've just added another 20 artists to the Official Showcase and DJ Summit line up, bringing the total to 38 artists representing 36 countries from just about every corner of the world.

Also announced today is the first taste of the conference sessions, covering topics from many varied regions and disciplines. Use the links below to see the full lists. More...

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The First WOMEX 17 Showcase Artists are Here!

The First WOMEX 17 Showcase Artists are Here! - WOMEX 17 Here we go! We're excited to give you the first WOMEX 17 Showcase and DJ Summit artists - 18 artists representing 23 countries. You can see the full lists on the Official Selection and DJ Summit pages, and whet your appetite with our first showcase sampler video on YouTube. More...

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WOMEX World Tour – Complete Update

WOMEX World Tour – Complete Update - WOMEX World Tour It is a high time with lots happening in the WOMEX World Tour, you can catch up on the news of Atlantic Music Expo & LusAfro, Sound of the Xity, Circulart, Classical:NEXT, Primera Linea and Karneval der Kulturen via our WOMEX World Tour newsletter.


With only a few months before WOMEX 17 takes place in Katowice, Poland - we make our first Showcase announcement on Thursday, 1 June. Be sure to mark the date it in your diaries and keep a close eye on your mailbox. More...

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WOMEX 17 Registrations and Stand Booking Now Open!

WOMEX 17 Registrations and Stand Booking Now Open! - WOMEX 17 Now is the time to register for WOMEX 17! From 25 - 29 October, WOMEX is heading to the wonderful city of Katowice, Poland, and delegate registrations are open from today.

Delegates are given full access to all WOMEX events, from the Trade Fair and Conference during the day, to the Showcase Festival and Films in the evening, and including free virtualWOMEX membership for a year. Now is also your opportunity to get the maximum exposure by exhibiting you company in the Trade Fair – Trade Fair stands are now available to book online.

Register and book a stand online now!
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WOMEX 17 will take place in Katowice, Poland, from 25-29 October 2017
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