WOMEX Newsletter: Thursday, 12th March 2015

WOMEX 2015, Budapest, Hungary

SXSW Globalistas: One Planet, Four Stages


Dear WOMEXicans,

We're currently getting loads of inspiration from the showcase, conference and film proposals that are starting to fill WOMEX HQ. There's still time to get your proposal to us - the deadline is Friday, 10 April 2015. If you're looking to propose a Showcase or Film Screening, be quick - the early bird submission fee for showcase and film proposals expires Saturday, 21 March.

We've also locked in the line-up for the WOMEX stage at SXSW. Check out who's playing below.

Musically yours,
Your WOMEX team


Showcase & Film Proposals: Early Bird Submission Fee Until 21 March

WOMEX logo

Proposals for this year's showcase, conference and film programme have been coming in from around the world. If you are yet to get yours in, there is still time – the deadline for all proposals is Friday, 10 April.

Important note for showcase and film proposals: the 15 € early bird submission fee for proposals expires Saturday, 21 March. After this time, the fee to submit will be 20 €. Get in quick to take advantage of the reduced rate!

For information about submitting a shwocase, conference or film proposal, please visit our proposal page.



WOMEX DJ Summit Curator Announced

Francis Gay

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that seasoned WOMEXican and head of music at WDR Funkhaus Europa, Francis Gay (France/Germany), will curate this year's DJ Summit. A long-time DJ and radio producer, Francis will craft a selection based on this year’s DJ-case proposals that represents club sounds from across the world.

Interested in proposing a DJ-case? Find out all you need to know here: DJ-case Proposals.




Line-up for WOMEX Stage at SXSW Confirmed

SXSW logo

Just one week until we host the annual WOMEX stage at SXSW in Austin, Texas, USA! Six musical acts from across the world are set to perform on the WOMEX Stage at Flamingo Cantina on Thursday, 9 March, bringing with them varied styles, traditions and sounds.



  • Mungal Patasar and Pantar (Trinidad & Tobago)
  • Diwan Saz (Israel)
  • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (USA)
  • Tanya Tagaq (Canada)
  • Danay Suarez (Cuba)
  • Socalled (Canada)

The WOMEX stage will be part of a joint global music presence featuring an unmissable selection of diverse and music acts under the motto "SXSW Globalistas: One Planet, Four Stages". FACE, one of Pakistan's most dynamic concert presenters and music organisations, will present the first SXSW Pakistani stage programme ever on Wedensday, 18 March and two other evenings will be hosted by our friends at globalFEST, with an ecstatic line-up on Friday, 20 March, and rock paper scissors with their "The Untangled Diaspora" stage on Saturday, 21 March.

For more information, please visit our Partners page.

Kind regards from your WOMEX team


Search all WOMEXicans' profiles and postings.



WOMEX on FacebookWOMEX on YoutubeWOMEX on TwitterWOMEX on Flickr

hans.mueller@dark-sun.orghans-mueller@dark-sun.orghansmueller@server.dark-sun.orgAlexander Vipach