Celebrating creativity and diversity, from ground-breaking new talents to established maestros, from innovation to tradition, and from acoustic to electronic. The WOMEX Showcase Festival spotlights more than 60 acts from around the globe every year.
Each year, WOMEX assembles a broad selection of artists. The Jury-selected acts play in front of one of the largest audiences anywhere of dedicated international concert and festival bookers, tour promoters and venues, labels, distributors, journalists and industry professionals – everyone you need to help launch, re-launch, sustain and expand your career.
To find the full line-ups of the WOMEX 16 Showcase programme elements, click on the pictures below:
The WOMEX Showcase programme is created based on an annual call for proposals inviting artists and their representatives to apply to bring their music to the WOMEX stage. The final programme will then be chosen by our independent, international jury: the Seven Samurai.
You can also take a look at Showcase artists from over the years in our WOMEX Showcase archives.
Photos: WOMEX 14 Showcase audience, by Jacob Crawfurd; Nine Treasures live at WOMEX 15, by Jacob Crawfurd; Chancha via Ciruito live at WOMEX 15, by Yannis Psathas; La Yegros, live at WOMEX 14, by Jacob Crawfurd; WOMEX 15 Artist Award winner Cheikh Lô, live at WOMEX 15, by Yannis Psathas; Kachimba4 at WOMEX 15, by Eric van Nieuwland; Muzsikás at the WOMEX 15 Opening, by Eric van Nieuwland.
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