WOMEX

WOMEX Conference Archive

Here you can find a list of every WOMEX Conference session we've hosted, and ever speaker who has taken part, all the way back to our very first edition in 1994. To see the sessions and speakers from a specific year, simply select the year from the list below.


1994 - 1995 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016


2016 – Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

WOMEX Orientation for New Delegates

  • Alex Walter (Germany)
  • Paul Bräuer (Germany)
  • Consuelo Arbelaez (Italy/Colombia)

Teaching Music as a Language

  • Pedro Aibéo (Portugal/Finland)
  • Gonçalo Cruz (Portugal)

Between Identity and Diversity

  • Prof. Udo Dahmen (Germany)
  • Connie de Jongh (The Netherlands)
  • Cenk Güray (Turkey)
  • David-Emil Wickström (Norway/Germany)

The World of Music if You Cannot Hear

  • Maria Batlle (Dominican Republic)
  • David Rothenberg (USA)
  • Edis Sanchez (Dominican Republic)

World is a Live Win-Win (Just Take Smart Risks)

  • Danny Kapilian (USA)
  • Susan Rosenberg (USA)
  • Deborah Cohen (USA)

Music Markets in the Arab World

  • Basem Abuarab (Egypt)
  • Maan Abu Taleb (Jordan/UK)
  • Sarah El Miniawy (Egypt/Algeria)

Content from East Africa

  • Faisal Kiwewa (Uganda)
  • Maliki Sufiani (Tanzania)
  • Kabubi Herman (Uganda)
  • Rachael Kungu (Uganda)

Engaging Current Events, Shifting Community Conversations

  • Isabel Soffer (USA)
  • Brahim El Mazned (Morocco)
  • Birgit Ellinghaus (Germany)
  • Peter van Rompaey (Belgium)

Data-Driven Cross-Cultural Music Sharing

  • Jonathan Marmor (USA)

Horizons at WOMEX Panel: Brexit and Beyond

  • Eluned Haf (UK)
  • David Jones (UK)
  • Lisa Whytock (UK)
  • Simone Dudt (Germany)

Unspoken Censorship

  • Sonya Mazumdar (India)
  • Simon Broughton (UK)
  • Daniel Brown (Palestine/France)

Catalyst for Cultural Democracy

  • Kaisha Johnson (USA)
  • Karima Daoudi (Algeria/USA)

A Charter for World Music

  • Thomas Laou-Hap (France)
  • Jody Ackland (UK/France)
  • Birgit Ellinghaus (Germany)
  • Divya Bhatia (India)
  • Percy Yip Tong (Mauritius)

How to Develop a Music Market in Asia

  • Jung Hun Lee (South Korea)
  • Kaushik Dutta (India)
  • Patrick de Groote (Belgium)

Festival International des Nomades, Cultural Life in the Sahara

  • Françoise Ramel (France)
  • Noureddine Bougrab (Morocco)
  • Daniel Brown (Palestine/France)

Is There a Future for World Music Albums?

  • Patrick Lee-Thorp (South Africa/Germany)
  • Scott Cohen (UK/Japan)
  • Carolina Vallejo (Denmark/Greece)
  • Ninder Johal (UK)

Digital Basics for Analogue People

  • Paul Bräuer (Germany)
  • Oliver Schiller-Sittl (Germany)
  • Kevin Breuner (USA)
  • Omar Pucciarelli (Argentina/USA)

Alleyways, Plazas, and Forts: Connecting Audiences to Global Music in Unconventional Formats & Spaces

  • Ariana Hellerman (USA)
  • Shanta Thake (USA)
  • Divya Bhatia (India)
  • Faisal Kiwewa (Uganda)

Music and Migration

  • Ros Rigby (UK)
  • Sigrid Yanara Palacios-Castillo (Colombia/Germany)
  • Bram Posthumus (The Netherlands/Burkina Faso)
  • Amani Semaan (Lebanon),

Hands-On Music Film

  • Luca Jacob Borkowsky (Germany)
  • Juan Camilo Cruz Orrego (Colombia/Germany)
  • Adam Thorsmark (Denmark)
  • Garry Bassin (USA)

Sustainability in the Music Business

  • Mauricio Lizarazo Prada (Colombia/Germany)
  • Sandra Weintraut (Germany)

The Nu LatAm Sound

  • Grant C. Dull (USA/Argentina)
  • Ivis Flies (Ecuador)
  • Laurène Chanson (France/Spain)

Meet the Winner of the WOMEX 16 Professional Excellence Award

  • Henry Arteaga (Colombia)
  • Catalina Maria Johnson (USA)

Goodbye WOMEX 16 – Hello WOMEX 17

  • Paul Bräuer (Germany)
  • Antonio Martinez (Spain/Germany)
  • Ben Mandelson (UK)
  • Pawel Jurczak (Poland)

2015 – Budapest, Hungary

WOMEX Orientation for New Delegates

  • Alex Walter (Germany)
  • Paul Bräuer (Germany)
  • Marta Dobosz (Poland/Portugal)

Introduction to the Music Scene in India - available on YouTube

  • Emmanuelle de Decker (France/India)
  • Ankur Malhotra (India/USA)
  • Sonya Mazumdar (India)

Touring the Balkans

  • Kay Krijnen (The Netherlands)
  • Tim Gubel (Belgium/Bulgaria)
  • Dejan Vujinovċ (Serbia)

A Tale of Two Nations - available on YouTube

  • Rab Bakari (USA)
  • Buddha Blaze (Kenya)
  • David Sanders (Kenya/UK)

The Wise and the Wild – Systemic Industry Jamming

  • Hagar Graiser (Isreal/South Africa)

Using Sync to Cross Borders in a Digital World

  • Christian Ulf-Hansen (UK)
  • Giles Perring (UK)
  • Paul Moessl (UK)

Nationalism and Traditional Music - available on YouTube

  • Joe Boyd (USA/UK)
  • Daniel Hamar (Hungary)
  • Nick Hobbs (UK/Turkey)
  • Damir Imamoviċ (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

Breaking Down the Walls

  • Jo Frost (UK)
  • David Flower (UK)
  • Paul Brown (Ireland)
  • David Jones (UK)

Feedback WOMEX 15 – Preview WOMEX 16

  • Balazs Weyer (Hungary)
  • Ben Mandelson (UK)
  • Antonio Martinez (Germany/Spain)

Cross-Cultural Musical Collaborations

  • Mina Girgis (Egypt/USA)
  • Tristra Yeager (USA)
  • David Sanders (Kenya/UK)
  • Ankur Malhotra (India/USA)

Data Driven Journeys

  • Erich Ludwig (USA)

Why Curation Will Save the Music Industry

  • Felix Zeltner (Germany/USA)
  • Lucia Udvardyova (Slovakia/Czech Republic)
  • Francis Gay (Germany/France)

Shifting Sands: Arts Presenting and the New Arts Entrepreneur

  • Tom Frouge (USA)
  • Jody Ackland (Ireland/France)
  • Flavio de Abreu (Brazil)

Crossing the Border

  • Cathy de Haan (Germany)
  • Ipek Ipekcioglu (Germany)
  • Begum Karahan (Turkey)

Cuba: La Isla de la Música

  • Pedro Pablo Cruz (Cuba)
  • Antonio Martinez (Germany/Spain)
  • Inma Grass (Spain)

Putting the A & R into Artist

  • Seymour Stein (USA)
  • Felix Zeltner (Germany/USA)
  • Chris Eckman (USA/Slovenia)

Masters from the Past

  • Péter Árendás (Hungary)

Connecting with the Far East

  • Min Kim (South Korea)
  • Patrick de Groote (Belgium)
  • Ryuji Noda (Japan)
  • Jerome Williams (The Netherlands)
  • Ran Zhang (China)

The Kids Are Alright! - available on YouTube

  • Jim Hickson (UK/Germany)
  • Alexandra Petropoulos (USA/UK)
  • Allie Silver (Argentina/USA)

Latinos and the Global Music Industry

  • Catalina Maria Johnson (USA)
  • Consuelo Arbelaez (Colombia/Italy)
  • David Chavez (USA)
  • Miguel Angel Garcia Garrido (Spain)

Label Release vs. Artist Release

  • Yusuf Sahilli (Germany)
  • Nikel Pallat (Germany)
  • Evandro Roque de Oliveira (Brazil)

Meet the Winner of the WOMEX 15 Professional Excellence Award

  • Ramin Sadighi (Iran)
  • Laudan Nooshin (UK)

Music Bridging Communities in Post-Conflict Environments - available on YouTube

  • Darren Ferguson (Ireland)
  • Annie Menter (UK)
  • Ripton Lindsay (Jamaica/UK)
  • Shalini Wickramasuriya (UK/Sri Lanka)

Who is that Singing Your Song?

  • Manojna Yeluri (India)
  • Péter Munkácsi (Hungary)
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2014 – Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

WOMEX Orientation for New Delegates

  • Alex Walter (Germany)
  • Paul Bräuer (Germany)
  • Isabel Soffer (USA)

Galician Folk Music – An Overview

  • Sergio de la Ossa (Spain/Hungary)

Crowdfunding

  • Shanta Thake (USA)

Bug Music and the Songs of the Forest

  • David Rothenberg (USA)

Central Asia – at the Crossroads Looking East and West

  • Lu Edmonds (UK)
  • Husniddin Ato (Uzbekistan)
  • Kirill Kuzmin (Uzbekistan/Tajikistan)

The World's a Remix – The Remix Space

  • Chris Tofu (UK)
  • Jean Trouillet (Germany)
  • Malcolm Roxburgh (UK)

Visualising Business Processes

  • Bettina Schasse de Araujo (Germany)
  • Merle Gerst (Germany)
  • Frank Schumacher (Germany)

The Remix Speed Date - Get on it!

  • Sophie Cammack (UK)

The Black Sea Region

  • Yasen Kazandjiev (Bulgaria/Spain)

Talent Development in World Music and Jazz

  • Vanessa Reed (UK)
  • David Jones (UK)
  • Leah Zakss (UK)
  • Sam Lee (UK)

Play it Again: Music and Revolution

  • Vitorino Salomé (Portugal)
  • Jawhar Basti (Tunisia/Belgium)

The Pitch Ninja

  • Dmitri Vietze (USA)

International Engagement and Cultural Diplomacy

  • Michael Orlove (USA)
  • Fairouz Nishanova (Switzerland)

Do It Yourself Together

  • Joost Abbel (The Netherlands)
  • Clay Ross (USA)
  • Inma Grass (Spain)
  • Ryan Dawes (USA)

20 Years WOMEX Community – Future Outlooks and Visions

  • Frank Klaffs (Germany)
  • Allie Silver (USA/Argentina)
  • Francis Gay (France/Germany)

Solar Power: Using Technology to Connect Music and Nature

  • Rafael Kotcherha-Campora (USA/Spain)
  • Javier Rodríguez Ortigosa (Spain)

The Status of Gypsy Folk Music in Hungary and Europe

  • Monika Lakatos (Hungary)

Breaking in America

  • Mehmet Dede (Turkey/USA)

Traditional Music in Rajasthan and Pakistan

  • Divya Bhatia (India)
  • Umair Jaffar (Pakistan/Canada)

Music Festivals as a Tool of Social Development

  • Bob Ramdhanie (Trinidad & Tobago/Barbados)
  • Mamou Daffé (Mali)
  • Paolo Sgevano (Italy)
  • Sigrid Yanara Palacios Castillo (Colombia/Spain)

Meet the Winner of the WOMEX 14 Professional Excellence Award

  • Mario Lúcio Sousa (Cabo Verde)
  • Bram Posthumus (The Netherlands)

Goodbye WOMEX 14 – Hello WOMEX 15

  • Antonio Martinez (Germany/Spain)
  • Andras Lelkes (Hungary)
  • Ben Mandelson (UK)
  • Paul Bräuer (Germany)

Billions of Tiny Screens

  • Marc Benaïche (France)
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2013 – Cardiff, Wales, UK

Showcase to Flightcase

  • Alan James (UK)
  • Sam Lee (UK)
  • David Flower (UK)
  • Angharad Jenkins (UK)

Successfully Tapping into the Online and Mobile Revenue Stream

  • Erica Smith (Barbados)
  • Rich Masio (USA)
  • Dafydd M Roberts (UK)

Growing Your Audience

  • Miranda Hinkley (UK)
  • Joby Waldman (UK)

Quo Vadis – Distribution

  • Nikel Pallat (Germany)
  • Esther Tewkesbury (UK)

Big Concerts, Big Issues – World Cup, Rock in Rio and Olympic Games

  • Deborah Sztajnberg (Brazil)

Evolving Markets in Sight

  • Terry Mardi (UK/India)
  • David Alexander (South Africa)

World Music, Diversity and Democracy

  • Dai Smith (UK)
  • Lou Bennett (Australia)
  • Dafydd Iwan (UK)
  • Andy Morgan (UK)

The Off Axis Touring Network

  • Jeff Thompson (UK)

Say Cheese – The Band Photo

  • Simon Broughton (UK)
  • Alexandra Petropoulos (USA/UK)
  • Dmitri Vietze (USA)

Jazz from Israel – A Musical Phenomenon

  • Omer Klein (Israel/Germany)

Bass is the Place – The Future of Reggae is Now

  • Crispin Parry (UK)
  • Ben Ryan (UK)
  • Jack Robinson (UK)
  • Joy Ellington (UK)

What Do Producers Really Do?

  • Mick Glossop (UK)
  • Tony Platt (UK)
  • Bruno Ellingham (UK)

Music in Africa

  • Eddie Hatitye (Zimbabwe/South Africa)
  • Sigbjørn Nedland (Norway)

A New England! How World Music Changed the English Classroom

  • Dan Somogyi (UK)

Conferences in Latin America

  • Octavio Arbeláez Tobón (Colombia)
  • Igor Lozada Rivera (Mexico)

Joining the Dots

  • Julia Payne (UK)
  • Josephine Burton (UK)

Are Artists Trademarks?

  • Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt (UK)
  • Ed Foster (UK)

Music – An Effective Tool in the Development Process

  • Amitava Bhattacharya (India)
  • Ankur Malhotra (India/USA)

The Pitch Ninja

  • Dmitri Vietze (USA)

Cultural Diversity vs Administration Frontiers

  • Eluned Hâf (UK)
  • Jean-Herveacute; Michel (France)
  • Frank Tenaille (France)
  • Matthew Covey (USA)
  • Marie Le Sourd (Belgium)

Nomads Palace

  • Sam Cook (Australia)

Crossing Borders

  • Paul Augustin (Malaysia)
  • Jae Jin In (South Korea)

Meet the Winner of the WOMEX 13 Professional Excellence Award

  • Manny Ansar (Mali)
  • Andy Morgan (UK)

WOMEX 13 – Review and Preview

  • Ben Mandelson (UK)
  • Anna Pötzsch (Germany)
  • Eluned Hâf (UK)
  • Phil Sheeran (UK)
  • Antonio Martínez (Spain/Germany)
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2012 – Thessaloniki, Greece

WOMEX Orientation for New Delegates

  • Anna Pötzsch (Germany)
  • Daniela Teuber (Germany)
  • Oliver Belopeta (FYR Macedonia)

Promotion of Local Repertoires Through Digital Media

  • Stefanos Loukakos (Greece)
  • Theodore Asprogerakas-Grivas (Greece)
  • Antonis Plessas (Greece)

In Times of Crisis, Think “Indie”

  • Tori Sparks (USA/Spain)
  • Rob Ellen (UK)
  • Mark Mulholland (UK/Haiti)

Historical Middle-Eastern Music Rediscovered

  • Dr. P.D. Martin Greve (Germany/Turkey)
  • Dr. Kyriakos Kalaitzidis (Greece)
  • Kiya Tabassian (Iran/Canada)

Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From, But Where I’m Going!

  • Nadia El-Imam (Sweden)
  • Tom Frouge (USA)
  • Randy Raine-Reusch (Canada)
  • Oliver Carruthers (UK)

Make the Most of virtualWOMEX

  • Julien Clavel (Switzerland/Germany)

Do You Really Need a Manager? Artist, manager, self-managed artist

  • Rebecca Caughey (New Zealand)
  • Graham Stairs (Canada)
  • Julien “Soupa Ju” Queysanne (France)

A Night in Tunisia, or, Jazz as World Music

  • Francesco Martinelli (Italy)

What’s Your Story: A live demonstration of how to craft your press angles

  • Dmitri Vietze (USA)

Appily Ever After: Apps and world music

  • Yaniv Fridel (Israel/UK)

World Music Festivals in Eastern Europe & the Balkans

  • Nick Hobbs (UK/Turkey)
  • Dejan Vujinovic (Serbia)
  • Csaba Lokös (Hungary)

World Music, Global Bass, and the Future of Hybrid Music

  • Benjamin Lebrave (France/Ghana)
  • Boima Tucker aka Chief Boima (Sierra Leone/USA)
  • Jay Rutledge (USA/Germany)

Alternative Sources of Funding: Crowd-financing

  • Soong Moon Kang (USA/UK)
  • Clay Ross (USA)

Syncing Fast! A guide to getting your tracks played on television

  • Tim Rabjohns (UK)
  • Brooke Wentz (USA)
  • Bettina Schasse de Araujo (Germany)

Occupy World Music: Activism and social responsibility

  • Marguerite Horberg (USA)
  • Manny Ansar (Mali)

New World Order? The rise of the niche market and a discussion on changing times for world music

  • Quinton Scott (UK)
  • Clementine Bunel (France/UK)
  • Hugo Mendez (UK/France)
  • Ilka Schlockermann (Germany/UK)
  • Francis Gooding (UK)

Copyright: A Global Perspective

  • Lemez Lovas (UK)
  • Dafydd M Roberts (UK)
  • Erica Smith (Barbados)

Let’s All Get Along: Government + Music + Funding

  • Shain Shapiro (Canada/UK)
  • Aline Moraes (Brazil)
  • Lisa Matthews (UK)

Digital Culture: What can the world music industry learn from museums?

  • Miranda Hinkley (UK)
  • Elena Lagoudi (Greece)

Touring Canada: The Great White North is green in summer

  • Derek Andrews (Canada)

Meet the Winner of the WOMEX 12 Professional Excellence Award

  • Alexander "Sasha" Cheparukhin (Russia)
  • Lemez Lovas (UK)

WOMEX 12 – Review and Preview

  • Ben Mandelson (UK)
  • Anna Pötzsch (Germany)
  • Yiannis Boutaris (Greece)
  • Ioannis C. Papaconstantinou (Greece)
  • Giorgos Markakis (Greece)
  • Eluned Hâf (UK)

Meet the Winner of the WOMEX 12 Artist Award

  • Värttinä (Finland)
  • Fiona Talkington (UK)
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2011 – Copenhagen, Denmark

WOMEX Orientation for New Delegates

  • Anna Pötzsch (Germany)
  • Daniela Teuber (Germany)
  • Peter Hvalkof (Denmark)

World Music in Film and Television

  • Nainita Desai (UK)
  • Malcolm Laws (UK)

Too Much of a Good Thing? Strategies for Dealing With Market Saturation and Over-Exposure

  • Jordan Peimer (USA)

Middle East: Big Labels, Small Fish and a Thriving Economy

  • Maxime Duda (Lebanon)

Money for What? Web Users as Investors and Patrons Through Crowdfunding Platforms

  • Francesco D'Amato (Italy)
  • Pim Betist (The Netherlands)

Creative Entrepreneurs + Creative Government Policy = Economic and Arts Development

  • Maarten Rovers (The Netherlands)
  • Rossela Tarantino (Italy)

Competition Among Collecting Societies

  • Martin Schaefer (Germany)
  • Frank Dostal (Germany)
  • Jakob Hüttel (Denmark)

Economic Impact Studies in the Management of Arts Markets

  • Jordi Bertran (Spain)

Blues & Roots: The Fertile Ground of Jazz & World Music

  • Gerry Godley (Ireland)
  • Mehmet Ulug (Turkey)
  • Oliver Belopeta (FYR Macedonia)

Creating a Platform for Diaspora Artists in the Western Market

  • Osiel Ibáñez (Chile/Sweden)

Selling World Music to the Hipsters

  • Mais Um Gringo (UK)

We Put the Fun in Funding

  • Shain Shapiro (Canada/UK)
  • David McLoughlin (Ireland/Brazil)
  • Stuart Thomas (UK)
  • Renneth Tshisikule (South Africa)

Big in Japan: How to Sell and Promote Your Music in Japan

  • Keiko Kawashima (Japan)

The Global Entertainment Manager

  • Jacco van Lanen (The Netherlands)
  • Teresa Patterson (New Zealand)
  • Maarten Quaghebeur (Belgium)

Who's Playing Whom? World Music as Cultural Diplomacy

  • Lemez Lovas (Ukraine/UK)
  • Colin Hicks (UK)
  • Amy Blackman (USA)

Meet the Winner of the WOMEX 11 Professional Excellence Award

  • Francis Falceto (France)
  • Colin Bass (UK/Germany)

Your Pitch Sucks, Let's Fix It!

  • Dmitri Vietze (USA)

Can Archival Recordings Stimulate Economic Growth and Interest in World Music?

  • Erik Gilbert (USA)
  • Iain Scott (UK)
  • Quinton Scott (UK)
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2010 – Copenhagen, Denmark

WOMEX Orientation for New Delegates

  • Anna Pötzsch (Germany)
  • Daniela Teuber (Germany)
  • Peter Hvalkof (Denmark)

The Secret of Sub-Publishing

  • Stephan Benn (Germany)
  • Bettina Schasse de Araujo (Germany)

Cultural Economy as International Development

  • Christiaan de Beukelaer (Belgium)
  • Julian Noursi (Jordan)
  • Gordana Ristic (Serbia)

From Idea to Distribution

  • Chris Hunt (UK/Austria)
  • Silvia Jura Santangelo (Austria)

Bullshitting on Copyright in the Next 25 Years

  • Peter Jenner (UK)

Women of the World

  • Karima Daoudi (USA)
  • Allie Silver (USA)
  • Emem Ema (Nigeria)
  • Brenna MacCrimmon (Canada)
  • Alexandra Casazza (USA)

Digital Africa: Empowering artists and producers

  • Pim Betist (Netherlands)
  • Erik Gilbert (USA)
  • Yoel Kenan (South Africa)

The Tsapiky Music of Toliara (South-West Madagascar)

  • Julien Mallet (France)

Oceanic Beats: The musical and cultural revolution from Oceania

  • Tanea Heke (New Zealand)
  • Gary Fortune (New Zealand)
  • Rebecca Caughey (New Zealand)
  • Tama Waipara (New Zealand)

Get Your Music Ready for Coops with Brands and Media Companies:

  • Frank Klaffs (Germany)
  • Michele Flannery (USA)
  • Martin Morales (UK)
  • Martin Agosti (Switzerland/Germany)

Barriers of Entry, Artists and Visas: Mobility of artists and cultural professionals

  • Matthew Covey (USA)
  • Risto Kivelä (Finland)
  • Robert Jachim (USA/Denmark)
  • David Jones (UK)
  • Christine Semba (France)

English Folk Music’s Grand Resurgence

  • Sam Lee (UK)
  • Ceri Wade (UK)
  • Alan James (UK)
  • Rachel Unthank (UK)
  • Ian Anderson (UK)

Welcome to WOMEX 2020: Looking back at 10 years of world music

  • Dmitri Vietze (USA)
  • Carol Watfa (UK)
  • Marc Bénaïche (France)
  • Joe Boyd (USA/UK)

Neighbourhood Watch: The view from across the tracks

  • Lemez Lovas (UK)
  • Henrik Rørdam (DK)
  • Sam Lee (UK)

Touring World Music Bands in the Nordic Countries

  • Lars Farago (Sweden)
  • Hilde Bjørkum (Norway)
  • Peter Hvalkof (Denmark)
  • Hasse Walli (Finland)
  • Eva Omagbemi (Sweden)

Dos, Don'ts and Truths of Digital Distribution and Social Media

  • Juan Paz (Colombia/UK)
  • Ahmet Ulug (Turkey)
  • Scott Cohen (UK)
  • Oke Göttlich (Germany)

Presenting World Music in China: Realities and practicalities

  • Mark Elliott (UK/China)

The Perfect Storm – The Indian Music Industry in 2010

  • Ali Sachedina (Canada/USA)
  • Girish Raj (India/USA)

Meet the Winner of the WOMEX 10 Award for Artists

  • Danyèl Waro (La Réunion)
  • Benjamin MiNiMuM (France)

WOMEX 10 – Review and Preview

  • Ben Mandelson (UK)
  • Anna Pötzsch (Germany)
  • Anders Laursen (Denmark)
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2009 – Copenhagen, Denmark

A Sting in the Long Tail

  • Eric Garland (USA)
  • Will Page (UK)

How to Market Music from Developing Countries Online

  • Martin Labbé (France)
  • Carole Croella (Greece/France)

Where is the Money? How to convert the Internet’s promo value into revenue

  • Peter Jenner (UK)
  • Bendik Hofseth (Norway)
  • Nicholas Motsatse (South Africa)
  • Pia Raug (Denmark)
  • Ed Averdieck (UK)
  • Eric Garland (USA)
  • Will Page (UK)

GlobalMusic2One – New generation of hybrid music analysis and search engines

  • Holger Grossmann (Germany)
  • Bettina Schasse de Araujo (Germany)

The New Label Architecture Emerges

  • Erik Gilbert (USA)
  • Ivan Duran (Belize)
  • Hanna Gorjaczkowska (Belgium)
  • Dmitri Vietze (USA)

How to Avoid Withholding Taxes on Performances and Royalties

  • Harald Grams (Germany)
  • Dick Molenaar (The Netherlands)

Music Markets in the Middle East

  • Maxime Duda (France/Lebanon)
  • Jad Souaid (Lebanon)
  • Michelle Paulikevitch (Lebanon)

The Money Is Where The Music Is

  • John Simson (USA)
  • Jose Luis Sevillano (Spain)
  • Nicholas Motsatse (South Africa)
  • Dominic McGonigal (UK)
  • Bruno Boutleux (France)

Music, Money and Growth in East Africa

  • Loulou Cherinet (Sweden/Ethiopia)
  • James Isabirye (Uganda)
  • Dudu Sarr (Senegal/UK)
  • Johan Wallin (Sweden/Tanzania)
  • Girum Mezmur (Ethiopia)

New Methods for Breaking Artists

  • Lemez Lovas (UK)
  • Bernard Batzen (France)
  • Pim Betist (The Netherlands)
  • Peter Smidt (The Netherlands)

Diaspora in Development – Turning a Tide of Brain Drain

  • Teshome Wondimu (Sweden/Ethiopia)
  • Henok Temesgen (Ethiopia)
  • Osiel Ibáñez (Sweden)
  • Loulou Cherinet (Sweden/Ethiopia)

It’s Not Easy Being Green

  • Simon Broughton (UK)
  • Alison Tickell (UK)
  • Esben Danielsen (Denmark)

The Passerelle Foundation – Structured support to African urban culture and arts

  • Rokia Traoré (Mali/France)

Strength in Diversity

  • Jean Cook (USA)
  • Alison Wenham (UK)
  • Paulo André Moraes Pires (Brazil)
  • Marc Benaïche (France)
  • Anton Carter (Samoa/New Zealand)

European Commission: ‘Get the Music to the People!’

  • Xavier Troussard (France)
  • Giorgio Ficcarelli (Italy)
  • Maarten Rovers (The Netherlands)
  • Anton Carter (Samoa/New Zealand)
  • William Tabu Osusa (Kenya)
  • Escipion Oliveira (Dominican Republic)

The Chinese music scene and Shanghai's EXPO 2010 World Music Festival

  • Robert Zollitsch (Germany/China)
  • Teddy Wei Jie Xu (China)
  • Jean Hsiao Wernheim (Taiwan/Sweden)

Meet the WOMEX 09 Award Winners

  • Staff Benda Bilili (DR Congo)
  • Christian Mousset (France)
  • Andy Morgan (UK)

Chinese Crickets Rosary Showcase: Abandoning the humanocentric perspective

  • Lars Fredriksson (Sweden)
  • Bengt Berger (Sweden)
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2008 – Sevilla, Spain

Finding Common Ground Across an Icreasing Digital Divide

  • Ann Chaitovitz (USA)
  • Jean Cook (USA)

Tajikistan – the Great (Development) Game

  • Lu Edmonds (UK)
  • Georgy Mamedov (Tajikistan)

Formatting – Curse or Blessing?

  • Sigbjørn Nedland (Norway)
  • Co de Kloet (The Netherlands)
  • Zjakki Willems (Belgium)

Visa Session Follow-Up

  • Ole Reitov (Denmark)
  • Hans Hjorth (Sweden)
  • Michel Winter (France/Belgium)
  • Matthew Covey (USA)

World Class Cities + World Class Arts = Economic Growth and Quality of Life

  • Tom Frouge (USA)
  • Thomas Meier Lorenzen (Denmark)
  • Michael Orlove (USA)
  • Catherine Zbinden (France)

African Music Export Office (BEMA)

  • Eric Gbeha (Benin)

The Contemporary Music Scene in India

  • Dhruv Ghanekar (India)
  • Emmanuelle de Decker (France/India)

Scandal, Satire and Social Change – A Brief Romp Through the History of Calypso

  • Drew Gonsalves (Trinidad & Tobago/Canada)

Muslim Women Music Makers: What's Stopping Their Progress

  • Naz Koser (UK)

Music Creators in the Age of Digital Visibility

  • Peter Rantasa (Austria)
  • Simone Dudt (Germany)
  • Richard Letts (Australia)

Musica Maluku

  • Rein Spoorman (The Netherlands)

European Commission Outreach for World Music

  • Xavier Troussard (France/Belgium)
  • Hélène Bourgade (France/Belgium)
  • Irene Horejs (Austria/Belgium)
  • Jean-François Michel (France)

Meet the WOMEX 08 Award Winners

  • Muzsikás (Hungary)
  • Kristiina Ilmonen (Finland)
  • Anna-Kaisa Liedes (Finland)
  • Simon Broughton (UK)

The WOMEX Interview

  • Thomas Brooman (UK)
  • Alan James (UK)
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2007 – Sevilla, Spain

Emergency Meeting: Back to the Future

  • Marc Benaïche (France)
  • Laurent Bizot (France)
  • Scott Cohen (USA)
  • Gianpiero Gallina (Italy)
  • Erik Gibert (USA)
  • Henri Laurence (France)

From the Streets of Macondo to the Electricity of Mc'Ondo

  • Ivan Benavides (Colombia)
  • Katrin Wilke (Germany)

Understanding Radio in the USA

  • Jean Cook (USA)

DISMARC – Discovering Music Archives

  • Johannes Theurer (Germany)

You Do All That?! The Emerging Role of the Artist Manager

  • Charles Driebe (USA)

ExTra! Exchange Traditions

  • Simone Dudt (Germany)

Ethnic Cleansing in European Radio?

  • Sigbjørn Nedland (Norway)

Building the ARC

  • Robert George (USA)

Covering the World

  • Will Hermes (USA)

Folk Music Alive in a University – Mission Impossible?

  • Kristiina Ilmonen (Finland)

Music Delta

  • Gisle Johnsen (Norway)

The Radio: A World of Music

  • Lara López (Spain)

Cultural Actiions Towards Environmental Preservation

  • Marlui Maranda (Brazil)

Whatever Happened to A&R

  • Andy Morgan (UK)
  • Jacob Edgar (USA)
  • Martin Meissonnier (France)
  • Mario Pacheco (Spain)
  • Susheela Raman (India/UK)

Metal Folk, or, How to Make a Leather-Clad Metal Freak Play the Fiddle

  • Lars Are Nedland (Norway)

Transnational Communities in the US

  • Claudia Norman (USA)

Active Listening

  • François Pachet (France)

Meet the WOMEX 07 Award Winners

  • Andy Palacio (Belize)
  • Ivan Duran (Belize)
  • Michael Stone (USA)

Case Study: Lord of the Rings

  • A.R. Rahman (India)
  • Janne Lappalainen (Finland)
  • Christopher Nightingale (UK)
  • Phillip Page (USA)

Iran: Axis of Opportunity

  • Ramin Sadighi (Iran)

Running an Indie in Hindsight

  • Roger Armstrong (UK)
  • Gerald Saligman (USA/Germany)

Is the Internet in Danger?

  • Jenny Toomey (USA)

Digital Market Explosion

  • Dmitri Vietze (USA)

Emergency Meeting: Networking on the Visa Crisis

  • Michel Winter (France/Belgium)
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2006 – Sevilla, Spain

Crossing Borders – International Music Discovery in the Digital Marketplace

  • Kevin Arnold (USA)

MPEG-7 – The new route to world music?

  • Dagfinn Bach (Norway)

Digital Distribution of world music

  • Marc Benaïche (France)
  • François Bensignor (France)

Music archives – investment in future global access

  • Johannes Theurer (Germany)
  • Polina Proutskova (Russia/Germany)

New Orleans Music After Katrina – Will Culture Survive in the Birthplace of Jazz?

  • Scott Aiges (USA)
  • Dan Storper (USA)

Young Urban African Music – A Misunderstood Population

  • Trenton Birch (South Africa/UK)

The folk musician of Rajasthan – Endangered species or marketable product?

  • Aditya Bhasin (India)

The Sound of Taiwan – How the multiple cultures reflect on Taiwanese music

  • Serina Chen (Taiwan)

Maurice el Médioni's Pianoriental Style

  • Maurice el Médioni (Algeria/France)
  • François Bensignor (France)

Creation through destruction – New experimental music trends in China

  • Udo Hoffmann (Germany/China)

Meet the Winner of the WOMEX Award 2006

  • Totó la Momposina (Colombia)
  • Andy Morgan (UK)
  • John Hollis (UK)

Contemporary musical scene in Pernambuco and traditional music

  • Renata Rosa (Brazil)

Music from Serbia – What is on offer?

  • Milica Simic (Serbia)

Travel with your Ears: Chamamé from Argentina

  • Chango Spasiuk (Argentina)

The diversity of folk, traditional & world music in Croatia

  • Nebojsa Stijacic (Croatia)

Festivals and Festivities in Colombia

  • Consuelo Arbelaez (Colombia)

Unlocking the international potential of Colombian Indies

  • Paula Beegan (UK/France)
  • Jenny Adlington (UK)
  • Humberto Moreno (Colombia)

New horizons for Freemuse

  • Daniel Brown (USA/France)
  • Clotaire K (Lebanon/France)

Rich Traditions, Fair Returns – Helping endangered cultures through music

  • Martin Cradick (UK)

Women and cross cultural music

  • Debbie Golt (UK)
  • Jan Fairley (UK)

Lawyers, Guns and Money – Resolving International Legal Disputes in the Music Industry

  • William Hochberg (USA)

Recording Production: Alchemy, Inspiration or Hard Work?

  • Michael Nielsen (New Zealand/UK)

Raising money for arts festivals and cultural organisations

  • Pete Tidemann (USA)

World Music on Television – Reflections and discussions on the market and business

  • Henk van der Meulen (The Netherlands)
  • Wigbert Boell (USA/Germany)
  • David Jackson (UK)
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2005 – Newcastle/Gateshead, UK

Youth & the New Pan-African Renaissance

  • Derrick Ashong (Ghana/USA)

The Importance of online/mobile Exploitation for independent music companies

  • Stephan Benn (Germany)

World Music DVDs – Do they deliver?

  • Simon Broughton (UK)

Music as a Hotbed for Economic Development

  • Alberto Cottica (Italy)

Revolution and Popular Culture in Venezuela

  • Bart Duijsens (The Netherlands)

World Music, Bio-Diversity and Cultural Rights, Explorations

  • Lu Edmonds (UK)

Models for creating north-south dialogue and building capacity for our artist, media, and music business colleagues in Africa and Latin America

  • Baning Eyre (USA)
  • Paulo André Pires (Brazil)

Successful Booking & Touring in the U.S. Market

  • Sandra Gibson (USA)

ELMF – A lobby group for European Live Music Communities

  • Peter Jenner (UK)
  • Hans Hjorth (Sweden)

Is Bhangra now a legitimate force within the world music industry or simply fashion?

  • Ninder Johal (India/UK)

Meet Bi Kidude

  • Bi Kidude (Zanzibar)
  • Rita Ray (Ghana/UK)
  • Yusuf Mahmoud (UK/Zanzibar)

A Foot in Each World, International Exchanges

  • Hildegard Kiel (Germany/Zanzibar)
  • Kheri Yussuf (Zanzibar)

World Culture in Jazz and Mainstream Music

  • Timothy Kotowich (Italy)

Shamanism – Tradition and World Music

  • Misha Maltsev (Sakha Republic/UK)

Against the Flow – the role of music in decolonisation

  • Moana Maniapoto (New Zealand)

Go, Have Fun, Make Good Music – making cross-cultural musical collaborations more equal

  • Andrew Missingham (UK)

Has Britain failed its communities? How the communities make Britain Funky.

  • Aki Nawaz (Pakistan/UK)
  • Katherine Canoville (UK)
  • Markie Mark (UK)

Is Highbrow the new Down-with-it?

  • Sigbjørn Nedland (Norway)

Projeto Música do Brasil – Brazilian music in the international market.

  • Michel Nicolau (Brazil)
  • Jerome Vonk (Brazil)
  • Regina Silvério (Brazil)
  • Sérgio Sá Leitão (Brazil)

Strategising Carnival Arts in UK

  • Pax Nindi (Zimbabwe/UK)

World Music – the Rock musician's perspective

  • Robert Plant (UK)
  • Justin Adams (UK)
  • Ros Rigby (UK)

Fair Music – Music Fair?

  • Peter Rantasa (Austria)

Fine Tuning Music Festivals

  • Alexander Schischlik (Austria/France)

Tradition & Future of World Music

  • Horst Timmers (The Netherlands)
  • Dele Sosimi (Nigeria/UK)
  • David Krakauer (USA)

Big Wide World – the first annual WOMEX trivia game show

  • Dmitri Vietze (USA)

Getting Your Music Heard in Film & TV

  • Brooke Wentz (USA)

More than Just a Gig – best practice in linking participation with performance.

  • Katherine Zeserson (UK)
  • James Burkmar (UK)
  • Diana Spiegelberg (UK)
  • Annie Menter (UK)
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2004 – Essen, Germany

Professional Development for Artists

  • Jenny Adlington (UK)
  • Jody Gillett (UK)

Adventures In Clubland

  • Fabian Alsultany (Iraq/Cuba/USA)
  • Ian Menzies (Canada)
  • Ahmet Ulug (Turkey)

Micro Labels for Dummies

  • Christopher Blenkinsop (Germany)

Taking Stock: A Philosophical Look at the State of World Music

  • Joe Boyd (USA)
  • Lucy Durán (UK)
  • Marc Benaïche (France)

Folk Music as World Music – Why folk music has a rightful place in world music events

  • Eliza Carthy (UK)
  • Ros Rigby (UK)

We are the World – Promoting & protecting your music internationally

  • Sarah Chanderia (USA/Norway)

9/11 – The world's all out of tune

  • Dietrich Helms (Germany)
  • Bram Posthumus (The Netherlands)

Meet the Banned! – Music censorship in Turkey

  • Sanar Yurdatapan (Turkey)
  • Ferhat Tunç (Turkey)

Making your Way in the USA;

  • Sandra Gibson (USA)
  • Bill Bragin (USA)
  • Massoud Saidpour (Iran/USA)

Pushing back Piracy in Developing Countries

  • Emile Glélé (Benin/France)

African Underground – Exploring African/Global Hip-Hop Culture

  • Ben Herson (USA)

Lullabies from the Axis of Evil – The making of musical bridges across enemy-lines

  • Erik Hillestad (Norway)
  • Rim Banna (Palestine)
  • Kari Bremnes (Norway)

Promoting an event or artist via broadband media

  • Atsushi Imai (Japan)

World Musicians Need Paying Too – Get collection societies working for the developing world!

  • Peter Jenner (UK)
  • Dudu Sarr (Senegal/UK)

Establishing Turkish (Oriental) Music Repertoire in Europe

  • Jochen Kühling (Germany)

10 years of South African Democracy – The Cultural Challenge

  • Roshnie V. Moonsammy (South Africa)

Siberian Culture Across Borders

  • Nataliya Myazina (Russia)
  • Alash (Tuva)

World Music Downloads

  • Brad Powell (USA)

Stubnitz 1001+1 – European art space ship goes Orient

  • René Roemert (Germany)

NOMAD – Entrance to No Man's Land – World music from the Nordic countries

  • Patricio Sobrado (Chile/Sweden)

Publishing in World Music – New form of colonialism?

  • Andreas Spiess (Germany)

Technological Production Tokenism: Event production and music meaning in East Africa

  • Pete H. Tidemann (USA/Zanzibar)
  • Custodes Baretto (Zanzibar)

New Models of Music/Film Distribution

  • Henk van der Meulen (The Netherlands)
  • Andy Childs (UK)
  • David Jackson (UK)

Culture, Kitsch and Pirate Copy – An introduction to the music scene and market in China

  • Robert Zollitsch (Germany/China)
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2003 – Sevilla, Spain

Presenting Arab Artists in the US

  • Ismael Ahmed (USA)

A Revolution in Music - Why «open-source» licensing is the future of the music biz

  • Derrick Ashong (Ghana/USA)

We Are The World: Promoting & Protecting Your Music Internationally

  • Sarah Chanderia (USA)

From Damascus to Sevilla - Arabic music on the move

  • Abdullah Chhadeh (Syria/UK)

Haul, the music of the Saharawis - Tradition and exile

  • Manuel Dominguez (Spain)

Being a musical label in Arab countries

  • Michel Elefteriades (Lebanon)

African guitar music as genre - Can the axe-men of Africa get the respect they deserve

  • Banning Eyre (USA)

Different Sides of the Same Spanish Coin? - International fame and fortune of Flamenco and Galician musics

  • Jan Fairley (UK)
  • MarinaPearson (UK/Spain)

Freemuse: Cultural Boycott - of any use?

  • ArianaHernandez-Reguant (Spain/USA)
  • Amal Murkus (Palestine/Israel)
  • Jonathan Walton (UK)
  • Ole Reitov (Denmark)

Freemuse: Post-September 11

  • Clara Hsu (Hong Kong/USA)
  • Isabel Soffer (USA)
  • Phil Stanton (UK)
  • Gerald Seligman (USA)

World Music transforms the life of poor youngsters in Brazil

  • Mona Gadelha (Brazil)

Making sound archives accessible to the public

  • Jon Kertzer (USA)

Making Videos Work For You

  • Steven Lawrence (USA)
  • Michal Shapiro (USA)

Ethnomusicology and popular musical luthiers in Spain

  • Xoan Luaces (Spain)

A Crisis of Relevance: African Youth and World Music

  • Fellician Mabunda (Zanzibar/Tanzania)

Do Latin independent labels still have a chance on the European music market nowadays?

  • Matthias Möbius (Germany)

The Liberation of World Music

  • Aki Nawaz (Pakistan/UK)
  • Bob Duskis (USA)

Is African music subsidising Europe? – The long and winding road back to Africa for rights holders money

  • Sigbjørn Nedland (Norway)
  • Jay Rutledge (USA/Germany)

Divided Balkan nations again united by turbo-folk – World fusion at its worst

  • Amila Ramovic (Bosnia Herzegovina)

World Music and Sound – where got all the beauty lost

  • Valentin Reinbold (Germany)

Touring Down Under – Opportunities in Australia

  • Simon Smith (Australia)

World Music in Jazz Festivals – Is the musical content of jazz festivals changing?

  • Gorgun Taner (Turkey)
  • Cem Yegül (Turkey)

Tatu to Tuva: A Brief report on the sounds of 11 time zones

  • Art Troitsky (Russia)

Music Production in South-West Indian Ocean

  • Percy Yip Tong (Mauritius)
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2002 – Essen, Germany

Linking Up North America

  • Derek Andrews (Canada)

Music from the English-speaking Caribbean – Obstacles and perspectives

  • Adisa Andwele (Barbados)

Azeri Mugamat: Art of Performance and Listening

  • Sanubar Baghirova (Azerbaijan)

Riding the Waves of Anti-Globalisation

  • Peter Barbaric (Slovenia)

Truth or Dare – Politically Correct "World Music": How presenters and labels abuse World Music artists

  • Itzik Becher (USA)

In the Womb of Rituals – Unparalleled folk music of India

  • Shefali Bhushan (India)

Materiality and Spirituality of the Shona Culture

  • Stella Chiweshe (Zimbabwe)

The Chaotic History of the Festivals in the South-West Indian Ocean Islands

  • Alain Courbis (La Réunion)

Breaking Boundaries: Latin American Women's Music in the 21st Century

  • Jan Fairley (UK)
  • Yusa (Cuba)

Nigeria-Arts.Net, crossing the Digital Divide

  • Andrew Frankel (USA)

World Music in North-Rhine Westphalia

  • Francis Gay (France/Germany)
  • Adé Odukoya (Nigeria/Germany)
  • Tom Petersen (Germany)
  • Claudia Saerbeck (Germany)
  • Boris Witschke (Germany)

More than Twarab and Zouk – Popular music of the Comoro Islands

  • Werner Graebner (Germany)

Europe Looks for the Means to Harden its Immigration Politics

  • Philippe Gouttes (France)

The Dhow Countries Music Academy – Setting up a music school in Zanzibar, Tanzania

  • Hildegard Kiel (Germany/Zanzibar)

Southern Networks – Linking promoters in Africa and the Dhow Region

  • Yusuf Mahmoud (UK/Zanzibar)

Artists facing Political Crises in Madagascar and across the world

  • Hanitrarivo Rasoanaivo (Madagascar)

Stopping the Music – Censorship in apartheid South Africa

  • Ole Reitov (Denmark)

Traditional Music in the Mascarene Islands

  • Guillaume Samson (La Réunion)

DVJ's: Introducing World Music to New and Young Audiences

  • Dudu Sarr (Senegal/UK)

Worldwide Events Database – How to promote events in a global database

  • Klaus Schönenberg (Germany)
  • Stephan Siedler (Germany)

Piracy: Who's Hurt and Who's Not

  • Gerald Seligman (USA)

Which Way Nigeria? – Launch of Freemuse report on music and censorship in Nigeria

  • Jean-Christophe Servant (France)

Producing Rap in West Africa

  • Graf Steven Töteberg (Germany/Senegal)
  • Jay Rutledge (USA/Germany)

World on Your Street (BBC Radio 3) – Mapping World Music on our doorstep

  • Tessa Watt (UK)
  • Lucy Durán (UK)

Japanese Roots and Traditional Music

  • Akiko Yanagisawa (Japan)
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2001 – Rotterdam, The Netherlands

New Music from Madagascar

  • Sean Barlow (USA)

From Gamelan to Grunge – Indonesian music tradition in the MTV age

  • Colin Bass (UK)
  • Wim van Zanten (The Netherlands)

Urban Scenes – A series of presentations from within!

  • Lloyd Beaton (The Netherlands)
  • Guus Dutrieux (The Netherlands)
  • Denis Winter (The Netherlands)

How to launch an artist/album on the internet

  • Marc Benaïche (France)
  • François Bensignor (France)

From Sitar to Saz – World Music and education

  • Joep Bor (The Netherlands)

Anglosemitic Bastards – London's radical new cross-cultural collaborations

  • Josephine Burton (UK)

The triple musical form on the Silk Road

  • InPyong Chun (South Korea)

Integration versus isolation – Why are radio and television so far behind compared to festivals?

  • Co de Kloet (The Netherlands)

A State of Trance with Agadir Gnawa

  • Wieland Eggermont (The Netherlands)

Refugee Voices – An innovative project of promoting artists in exile

  • Ragnhild Ek (Sweden/Switzerland)
  • Dominguez Manuel (Spain)

Singing Zimbabwe's Disaster – Intimidation and Innuendo and Protest in Zimbabwe

  • Banning Eyre (USA)

Music and Musictherapy in the Countries under War – Experiences and Projects in Bosnia

  • Davide Ferrari de Nigris (Italy)
  • Amila Ramovic (Bosnia)

France is the heart and soul, arms and legs of World Music

  • Charlie Gillett (UK)
  • Marie-Agnès Beau (France)
  • John Kieffer (UK)

Ayia Napa – Do you really like it?

  • Haji Mike (Cyprus)

Is Your Festival Safe? – A Forum for festival organisers and others

  • Steve Heap (UK)

Mozambique – A Renaissance underway

  • Roland Hohberg (Mozambique)
  • Benedikt Güntert (Switzerland)

Touring in North America

  • Bruce Houghton (USA)
  • Ben Churchill (USA)
  • Ted Kurland (USA)

Creativity – Asian Music in the 21st century

  • Viram Jasani (India/UK)
  • Katerina Pavlakis (Greece/UK)

Digital Preservation and Distribution of our Music

  • Jon Kertzer (USA)

From Haka to Hip Hop – Maori Music from the Pacific

  • James Moss (New Zealand)
  • Mina Ripia (New Zealand)

Back to the fusion!

  • Aki Nawaz (Pakistan/UK)
  • Tim Whelan (UK)
  • Rita Ray (Ghana/UK)
  • Bapi Das Baul (India/France)

There Shall Be Love!

  • Aki Nawaz (Pakistan/UK)

An Australian Journey – Towards the new

  • Rose Pearse (Australia)
  • Jaslyn Hall (Australia)

The role of the Music Industry

  • Paul Rutten (The Netherlands)
  • Joe Boyd (USA)

Music and Human Rights: The Fight Against Censorship,

  • Gerald Seligman (USA)
  • Marie Korpe (Denmark)
  • John Baily (UK)
  • Garth Cartwright (New Zealand/UK)
  • Jim Q. Holm (Denmark)

Kaseko music of Surinam – A survey about the history and meaning

  • Ronald Snijders (Surinam/The Netherlands)

World Music, urban culture and music education

  • Ariane Vervoorn (The Netherlands)

The Mexican Narcocorrido

  • Elijah Wald (USA)

Experiences in China, Mongolia and Tibet

  • Robert Zollitsch (Germany)
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2000 – Berlin, Germany

WWW.COORDINARTE.CH – The intercultural network

  • Mauro Abbühl (Switzerland)

Possibilities of Cooperation and Network Foundation

  • Reinhard Allgaier (Germany)
  • Sieglinde Tuschy (Germany)

Making The Mould – How to Stay an Enthusiast and Influence People

  • Ian Anderson (UK)
  • Charlie Gillett (UK)
  • Ben Mandelson (UK)

Revival of traditional culture in post-communist society

  • Alexander Cheparukhin (Russia)

Musics of the Indian Ocean islands – Crossroad of Africa, Europe and Asia

  • Alain Courbis (Réunion/France)

Mercenary Forever?! A Brazilian female musician's survivor portrait

  • Sandra Coutinho (Brazil)

Music That Is Native To Canada: The Drum and Beyond

  • Sandra Creighton (Canada)
  • Lucie Sahanatien (Canada)
  • Lucie Idlout (Canada)
  • Calvin Vollrath (Canada)
  • Willie Dunn (Canada)
  • Harvey Dreaver (Canada)

Europe's Day Of Music – The network of Fête Européenne de la Musique represents a unique European partnership

  • Björn Döring (Germany)
  • Jeanne Chenu (France)

Dancing with the diaspora – Reconnecting Africa with itself through music

  • Struan Douglas (South Africa)

Back to the Roots: Ska in Latin America

  • Ingrid Dreissig (Venezuela)

Living "bakadibush" – The survival of independent labels in developing countries

  • Ivan Duran (Belize)

String music from Mali

  • Banning Eyre (USA)

How to make money on the Internet

  • Richard Gottehrer (USA)
  • Scott Cohen (USA)

Why is World Music still underrepresented on TV?

  • Nedim Hazar (Germany/Turkey)

The apocalyptic Balkan Dance

  • Boris Kovac (Yugoslavia)
  • Bojan Djordjevic (Yugoslavia)

Klezmer in Germany & Germans and Klezmer

  • Heiko Lehmann (Germany)

Guinea's Music Scene today

  • Katharina Lobeck (UK/Germany)

The story of little fish called Hungary swimming into the big wide World Music Ocean!

  • Csaba Lokös (Hungary)
  • Laszlo Marton (Hungary)

Nurturing the roots – In Africa we too want a piece of the action

  • Yusuf Mahmoud (Zanzibar/UK)
  • Werner Graebner (Germany)

MP3 and Electronic Music Distribution

  • Gerald Moser (Germany)

Music from the periphery – A weapon against the globalisation

  • Fermin Muguruza (Spain)

Rediscovering the missing link: Baltic amber goes digital

  • Valdis Muktupavels (Latvia)
  • Silvija Nora Kalnins (Latvia)
  • Antanas Fokas (Lithuania)
  • Jyrki Heiskanen (Finland)

100 Years of World Music City Berlin - A Century Revisited

  • Peter Pannke (Germany)

The policy of the Agence de la Francophonie's Cultural and Heritage Direction, concerning support of performing arts and cultural enterprises

  • Bernard Petterson (Switzerland)
  • Jacques Deck (Belgium)
  • Maïmouna Coulibaly (Ivory Coast)

Festivals produce for their future

  • Lucien Ravensberg (Netherlands)

Getting World Music on the Web without getting lost

  • Angel Romero (USA)
  • Jack O'Neil (USA)
  • Wally Brill (USA)
  • Jon Kertzer (USA)

World Music Networking in North America

  • Dan Rosenberg (USA)
  • Bill Bragin (USA)

World Music Compilations: the What & the Why & the Where To Now?

  • Iain Scott (UK)
  • Dan Storper (USA)
  • The Carnival of Cultures in Berlin
  • Anett Szabo (Germany)

Demand Our Radio! – Syndication of World Music radio shows available immediately

  • Johannes Theurer (Germany)
  • Sean Barlow (USA)
  • Ole Holmberg (Finland)

Record production in French-speaking Africa

  • Dominique Thiange (Belgium)
  • El Hadj N'Diaye (Senegal)
  • Bamba Dembele (Mali)
  • Maggy Doherty (UK/France)

Creating the Pitch North of the Border

  • Dmitri Vietze (USA)

Radio Brasil – Do you speak Portugnol?

  • Zjakki Willems (Belgium)
  • Jeroen Revalk (Belgium)

Digital Distribution Network – a new opportunity for world music?

  • Sascha Zumbusch (Germany)
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1999 – Berlin, Germany

The Diversity of Brazilian Music and how to break it into the international market

  • Paulo André (Brazil)
  • Valéria Bittar (Brazil)
  • Vange Milliet (Brazil)
  • Gerald Seligman (USA)

The North American Network

  • Derek Andrews (Canada)
  • Phyllis Barney (USA)

Online Trading and Protection of Right Holders

  • Dagfinn Bach (Norway)
  • Thomas Kummer-Hardt (Germany)

Saturday Balkan Fever: Goran Bregovic, Balkan Wedding Fever and Western Culture Industry

  • Peter Barbaric (Slovenia)
  • Bojan Djordjevic (Serbia)
  • Svanibor Pettan (Croatia)

Treasure Island Cuba? No End?

  • Joe Boyd (USA)
  • Manuel Dominguez (Spain)
  • Poney Gross (Belgium)
  • Claire Henault (France)

Attaturk! Turkish musical Life and Culture in Berlin

  • Martin Gordon (UK/Germany)
  • Erci E (Turkey/Germany)
  • Martin Greve (Germany)
  • Ferhat Güneyli (Turkey/Germany)

What every Artist and Label needs to know about Music on the Internet

  • Richard Gottehrer (USA)
  • Scott Cohen (USA)

Tour de Festival – Networking for Artist and Audience

  • Steve Heap (UK)
  • Hilde Bjorkum (Norway)
  • Norman Langill (USA)
  • Tony van der Eecken (Switzerland)

Managers – the Key to an Artist's Success or just plain Flesh Merchants?

  • Peter Jenner (UK)
  • Rob Challice (UK)

The Experience Music Project in Seattle – A new Music Museum and interactive Music Educational Center for the 21st Century

  • Jon Kertzer (USA)
  • Lu Edmonds (UK)

Global Chillage – The Politics of Cross-Cultural Co-operation

  • Pete Lawrence (UK)
  • Justin Eade (UK)
  • Jo Ross (UK)

Record Producers: Cheaper than Therapy?

  • Ben Mandelson (UK)

The Mangue Beat Movement from Recife, Pernambuco

  • Luciana Mendonça (Brazil)

Tranzania – Tanzanian-Norwegian Collaboration on Music and Development

  • Sigbjørn Nedland (Norway)
  • Inger Dirdal (Norway)
  • Olaf Gundersen (Norway)

Sufi Soul or Sufi Soap? Sufism and World Music

  • Peter Pannke (Germany)
  • Rashid Din (Pakistan/UK)
  • Peter Schulze (Germany)
  • Eva Skalla (UK)
  • Jean Trouillet (Germany)

World Music and the Internet

  • Katerina Pavlakis (Greece/UK)
  • Dagfinn Bach (Norway)
  • Richard Gottehrer (USA)
  • Jon Kertzer (USA)
  • Stephan Siedler (Germany)
  • Niklas Mascher (Germany)

Networking Brazil 2000

  • Tiago de Oliveira Pinto (Brazil/Germany)
  • Felipe Llerena (Brazil)
  • Paulo Lepetit (Brazil)
  • Benjamin Taubkin (Brazil)

Bringing World Music journalists together

  • Mina Rad (France)
  • Francis Gay (France/Germany)

World Children, future Audiences

  • Lucien Ravensberg (Netherlands)
  • Frans Goossens (Netherlands)

A Television Oasis for World Music – "The Hidrogen" Programme of TV Catalunya

  • Albert Reguant (Spain)
  • Marta Lanau (Spain)

The Paranda Project – Africa in Central America

  • Dan Rosenberg (USA)
  • Ivan Duran (Belize)

World Beatz Electronic – How Roots Musics captured Electronic Music Audiences

  • Erica Ruben (USA)

The Mercat Musica Viva de Vic MMVV – A Market for the Industry or a Market for the People?

  • Carles Sala (Spain)

Building a World Music Centre in Portugal

  • Huib Schippers (Netherlands/Portugal)

BerliNapoli – Cultural Exchange upside down

  • Gio Di Sera (Italy/Germany)

WOMEX gets virtual – The first Music Tradefair in Cyberspace

  • Stephan Siedler (Germany)

Music for Change – World Music and North-South educational activities and exchanges

  • Alessio Surian (Italy/Portugal)
  • Sean Barlow (USA)

The Return of the Radios – Live-recordings, Royalties, World Music Charts & more

  • Johannes Theurer (Germany)
  • Ole Holmberg (Finland)
  • Co de Kloet (Netherlands)
  • Zjakki Willems (Belgium)

The Art of Dislocation: Culture in Transition

  • Michael Vazquez (USA)

I want my MP3 – Money for Nothing, MP for free

  • Sascha Zumbusch (Germany)
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1998 – Stockholm, Sweden

Idealism, Ideology, Professionalism, Business

  • Thomas Brooman (UK)
  • Pierre Bois (France)
  • Aki Nawaz (Pakistan/UK)

ACP-CEE/DG VIII

  • Serge Kancel (Belgium)

Why Nordic?

  • Andrew Cronshaw (UK)
  • Phillip Page (USA/Finland)
  • Rob Simonds (USA)
  • Manne van Ahn Öberg (Sweden)

Who Sets the Record – Ethnomusicologists, Businessmen, Myths and the ICTM

  • Kristen Malm (Sweden)
  • Lisbet Torp (Sweden)
  • Owe Ronström (Sweden)

Festivals vs Agencies

  • Patrick de Groote (Belgium)
  • Helmut Bürgel (Germany)
  • Rob Challice (UK)
  • Ken Day (Sweden)

National Organisations – International Networking?

  • Phyllis Barney (USA)
  • Michael Kleff (Germany)

"Glocal Music" – Ragga, Reggae, Rap in Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam and Lusaka

  • Krister Malm (Sweden)
  • Monika Sarstad (Sweden)

Banned Music

  • Ole Reitov (Denmark)
  • Marie Korpe (Germany)

Record Shops and Mail Order

  • Arne Fredriksen (The Netherlands)

Trends and Directions, Needs and Possibilities

  • Eva Skalla (UK)
  • Derek Andrews (Canada)
  • Simon Broughton (UK)
  • Titti Santini (Italy)

Marketing World Music

  • Gerald Seligman (USA)
  • Andrew Pryor (UK)

World Music Retail in the US

  • Stephen M. Lurie (USA)

Love, Peace & Understanding?

  • Owe Ronström (Sweden)

Cultural Development Projects à la Scandinavia

  • Stan Sandahl (Sweden)
  • Anne Moberg (Norway)

WOMEX 1999 in Berlin

  • Ben Mandelson (UK)
  • Borkowski Akbar (Germany)

WOMEX 2000 in Zaragoza

  • Luis Calvo (Spain)
  • Carles Sala (Spain)
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1997 – Marseille, France

A Free Space for the Artist in the Mediterranean Area? Music and Totalitarianism

  • Ferdinand Richard (France)
  • Jan-Maria Carlotti (France)
  • Frank Tenaille (France)
  • Ferhat Mehenni (Algeria)
  • Jamilya Jubran (France)
  • Gérard Kurdjian (France)
  • Françoise Soavi (France)

Haiti: Business Infrastructure and Voodoo

  • Andy Wood (UK)
  • Lolo Beaubrun (Haiti)
  • Emanuelle Honorin (France)

The Mysteries of Britain

  • Rob Challice (UK)
  • Terry Sandell OBE (UK)
  • Penny King (UK)
  • Steve Heap (UK)
  • Alan James (UK)

World Musics in the Mediterranean World

  • Catherine Peillon (France)
  • Sami Sadak (France)
  • Davide Ferrari (Italy)
  • Jany Rouger (France)
  • Claude Sicre (France)
  • Jean-François Heron (France)
  • Pierre Toureille (France)
  • Nicolas Dextreit (France)

Crossover: The Magic Word vs Reality

  • Gerald Seligman (USA)
  • Kuljit Bhamra (UK)
  • Andy Palacio (Belize)
  • Joe Boyd (USA/UK)
  • Iain Scott (UK)
  • Pierre Toureille (France)

Protection/Protectionism & the Quota Story – Radio Quotas and How to Love Them

  • Michael Kleff (Germany)
  • Stefan Heller (UK)
  • Derek Andrews (Canada)
  • Petr Doruzka (Czech Republic)
  • Antoine Yvernault (France)

Below the Surface – Photography, Images and World Music

  • Yusuf Mahmoud (UK)
  • Alex Marashian (USA/France)
  • Johannes Odenthal (Germany)
  • Eleanor Kercher (UK)

A Mediterranean Market for the Musics? Mobility of Artists in the Mediterranean

  • Bernard Aubert (France)
  • Isa Guyot (France)
  • Catherine Peillon (France)
  • Jean-Fraçois Michel (Belgium)
  • Carles Sala (Spain)
  • Nelson Hernan Muñoz (Spain)
  • Jali (France)
  • Bernhard Batzen (France)
  • Alain Raemackers (France)

Local, Popular and…unknown? How to Have a Hit in a Minority Language

  • Colin Bass (UK)
  • Wimme Saari (Finland)
  • Francesc Puertolas (Spain)
  • Alyth McCormack (UK)
  • Jan-Maria Carlotti (France)

Successful B[r]and Marketing

  • Simon Anholt (UK)
  • Gerald Seligman (USA)

The Biggest Record Shop in the World or Farewell, my Distributor

  • Lu Edmonds (UK)
  • Phil Stanton (UK)
  • Joãa Mauricio Marques (Portugal)
  • Kevin Malone (USA)

Clubs, Worldmusic and the next Generation, or 'Live Bands are killing Music'

  • Alan James (UK)
  • Pete Lawrence (UK)
  • Johannes Paetzold (Germany)
  • Gerry Lyseight (UK)
  • DJ Ritu (UK)
  • Bintou Simporé (France)
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1995 – Brussels, Belgium

World Music and the Awareness of Intolerance: The Potential of Music and the Potential of Youth

  • Glyn Ford (UK)
  • Joe Wilson (UK)
  • Dr. Kazadi wa Mukuna (Zaire)
  • Tatiana Didenko (Russia)
  • Alexander Cheparukhin (Russia)
  • Pape Mbaye Sene (Senegal)

Music is the Door, Image is the Key

  • Jaap van Beusekom (The Netherlands)
  • Gary Cristall (Canada)
  • Dan Storper (USA)
  • Simon Anholt (UK)
  • Mark Ellingham (UK)

Bringing it All Back Home: How Do We Value the Cultural Treasures of Our Immediate Surroundings and Immediate Past?

  • Henry Sapoznik (USA)
  • Alessio Surian (Italy)
  • Thomas Dorn (Germany/France)
  • Henrik Beck (Danmark)

Practical Recording and Local Production Initiatives

  • Rob Keyloch (UK)
  • Sten Sandahl (Sweden)
  • Dr. Tiago de Oliveira Pinto (Brazil/Germany)
  • Aziz Dieng (Senegal)
  • Vincent Kenis (Belgium)

Copyright Issues and the Information Society

  • Erica Mann (Germany)
  • Phillipe Kern (Belgium)
  • Dave Liang (UK)
  • Bara Diokhane (Senegal)
  • Dagfinn Bach (Norway)

Tales From the Publishing Chain

  • Johannes Theurer (Germany)
  • Gavin Robertson (UK)
  • Pierre-Marie Bouvery (France)
  • Annie Reed (UK)

Agents and Bookers

  • David Sefton (UK)
  • Jody Ackland (Ireland)
  • Paul Kahn (USA)
  • Ken Day (Sweden)
  • Yorick Benoist (France)

Who Needs a Record Company Anyway?

  • Pete Lawrence (UK)
  • Bob Haddad (USA)
  • Andy Morgan (UK)
  • Karsten Sommer (Greenland)
  • Ned Sublette (USA)

Migrant Culture and Media Within Europe

  • Francis Gay (France/Germany)
  • Eddie Tutuarima (The Netherlands)

Music of the Immigrants in Europe

  • Johannes Paetzold (Germany)
  • Arild Bergh (The Netherlands/UK)
  • Braheem Busik (The Netherlands)
  • Giò di Sera (Italy/Germany)

Majors in the Growing/Local World

  • Thomas Rome (USA)
  • Gerald Seligman (UK/USA)
  • Michel Jabre (Côte d'Ivoire)
  • Francis Tekatoha (Soloman Islands)
  • Shahram Akbarof (Iran)

Festival Directors

  • Magnus Bäckström (Sweden)
  • Bogdan Benigar (Slovenia)
  • Bernhard Hanneken (Germany)
  • Philippe Conrath (France)
  • Thomas Brooman (UK)
  • Jérome Galabert (France)

Worldview-WOMEXreview-Futureview

  • Hugh Kerr (UK)
  • M. Elie Rajaonarison (Madagascar)
  • Jaron Lanier (USA)
  • Makoto Kubota (Japan)
  • Magnus Bäckström (Sweden)
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1994 – Berlin, Germany

Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Chasing the Elusive Sponsor!

  • Patrick de Groote (Belgium)
  • Michelle Scully (UK)
  • John Kieffer (UK)

Media, Who Needs It?

  • Johannes Paetzold (Germany)
  • Francis Gay (France/Germany)
  • Andrew Seidenfeld (USA)
  • José Duarte (Portugal)
  • Magnus Bäckström (Sweden)
  • Jonathan Shulman (USA)
  • Jo Shinner (UK)
  • Johannes Theurer (Germany)

Decode the Future! Free the Archives!

  • Uncle X (UK)
  • Dr. Janet Topp Fargion (South Africa)
  • Dagfinn Bach (Norway)
  • Prof. Max Peter Baumann (Switzerland)
  • Chris Lewis (UK)

The Artist's Perspective vs the Promoter's Perspective

  • Rosalie Goldstein (Canada)
  • Pape Abdoulaye Tall (Senegal)
  • Eddie Tutuarima (The Netherlands)
  • Owe Ronström (Sweden)
  • Ettore Castagna (Italy)

Ethnomusicologists vs the World

  • Dr. Tiago de Oliveira Pinto (Brazil/Germany)
  • Dr. Veit Erlmann (Germany)
  • Johannes Paetzold (Germany)
  • Peter Pannke (Germany)
  • Donald J. Kachamba (Malawi)

On the Road – International Stylee

  • Derek Andrews (Canada)
  • Phillipe Conrath (France)
  • Sandra Goulibaly (Côte d'Ivoire)
  • Mücke Quinckhardt (Germany)
  • Bill Kubeczko (USA)
  • Haji Mike (Cyprus)
  • Erica Ruben (USA)

The Tower of Label

  • Iain Scott (UK)
  • Phil Stanton (UK)
  • Brooke Wentz (USA)
  • Bill Nowlin (USA)
  • Paul Fisher (UK/Japan)
  • Prof. Dr. Artur Simon (Germany)
  • Simon Broughton (UK)

Xenophobia & World Music

  • Eva Skalla (UK)
  • Bintou Simporé (France)
  • DJ Ritu (UK)
  • Michel Winter (France/Belgium)
  • Jean-Paul Bourelly (France)
  • Charles Easmon (UK)

Copyright & Copywrong

  • Uncle X (UK)
  • Frank Klaffs (Germany)
  • Laurent Viguié (France)
  • Gavin Robertson (UK)
  • Thomas Rome (USA)

The Network Net

  • Bernhard Hanneken (Germany)
  • Jose Theilens (The Netherlands)
  • Prof. Dr. Erich Stockmann (Germany)
  • Hilde Bjørkum (Norway)

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