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WOMEX 18

Mark Your Calendars for WOMEX 18!

Although we are still unwinding, sharing memories and reflecting on WOMEX 17 in Poland, the show must go on.
And, as you know,in 2018 we head to our most southerly location yet- Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 24-28 October 2018.


The call for proposals start in January and will run through until 16 March 2018 and online registration and stand bookings open in April 2018.

So mark your calendars, sign up to the WOMEX newsletter and stay tuned for more information. More...


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The 23rd Edition Of WOMEX Closes in Katowice, Poland

The 23rd Edition Of WOMEX Closes in Katowice, Poland - WOMEX 17 That's a wrap! The 23rd edition of WOMEX in Katowice, Poland has come to a close and what an edition it was!!
Celebrating with friends both old and new, 60 acts performed across 7 stages to 2600 music professionals from 90 countries. WOMEX also saw its biggest Trade Fair to date.

Closing WOMEX today, Malian singer Oumou Sangare took to the grand stage of the NOSPR Concert Hall, after receiving this year’s WOMEX Artist Award. Alongside Petr Dorůžka (Czech Republic) who was presented with the WOMEX 17 Professional Excellence Award and Glitterbeat Records who were named winners of the WOMEX Label Award.

As we continue to cross borders and share in this special community of music lovers - thank you to all those who attended and we'll see you in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in... More...

WOMEX 17

See The Highlights So Far

See The Highlights So Far - WOMEX 17 Another day full of meetings, music, film and insight discussions here in Katowice for WOMEX 17 - with plenty more stil to come.

Tonight we kick off the DJ Summit, taking place at the Królestwo Club with cutting-edge electronic music from Senegal and Cuba from 01:00 until early. Don't forget your dancing shoes.

Want to keep across what is happening here at WOMEX 17?
Keep an eye on our WOMEX 17 Flickr album and YouTube channel. More...

23rd Edition in Katowice

WOMEX 17 Has Officially Begun

WOMEX 17 Has Officially Begun - 23rd Edition in Katowice Live from Katowice, after a full day of Conferences, Daycases, Films, Network Meetings and Mentoring Sessions, the first of the Daytime programme for WOMEX 17 is almost coming to a close. Last night we launched in style with an official Opening Concert in Katowice's state-of-the-art concert hall NOSPR. The evening of Polish music featured Kapela Maliszów, Lautari and VOŁOSI live on stage together with the AUKSO Chamber Orchestra.

Tonight begins the Nighttime Programme on the stages of NOSPR, Spodek and ICC. Follow us on social media to keep up to date with news as it happens. More...

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Get The WOMEX App

Get The WOMEX App - WOMEX 17 Stay up to date with the latest information to make the most of your WOMEX 17.
Browse all schedules, delegates, maps and more. Designed to help you network, find your way around, create your own individual schedule and get in touch with other delegates. The app works both online or offline and is available on iOS and Android. More...

WOMEX 17

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".

Congratulations to Ben from the entire WOMEX family. More...

WOMEX 17

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...

WOMEX 17

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...

WOMEX 17

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...

WOMEX 17

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...

WOMEX 18

WOMEX 18 Location: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

WOMEX 18 Location: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - WOMEX 18 Planning for WOMEX 18 has begun! 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.
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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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WOMEX 18 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain

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