WOMEX NEWSletter #20, 10 September 2012
We are currently accepting your proposals for a commitment to bring WOMEX to a new location for the years 2015-2017.
The preferred date is the week before daylight saving:
- 21-25 October 2015
- 26-30 October 2016
- 25-29 October 2017
Please indicate in your proposal whether their submission is for one, two or all of the three years.
Deadline for all proposals is Friday, 14 December 2012.
On the basis of the material received, a shortlist of several location proposals for further investigation will be made by Friday, 1 March 2013.
If you are interested, please contact Daniela Teuber, Director of Production, at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information about how to apply.
Please note that only location proposals from within Europe can be accepted. It is possible for former local WOMEX partners to reapply. If you have a partner project or event proposal outside Europe, please check www.womex.com/lnk/offspring-and-projects for details on our Offspring opportunities.
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The next edition of WOMEX, the most important international professional market for world music, will be taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece, from Wednesday, 17, to Sunday, 21 October 2012. In 2013 WOMEX will be moving to Cardiff, Wales, UK; 2014's location remains to be announced.
The 17th edition of WOMEX in Copenhagen, Denmark, in October 2011 saw over 2,250 delegates from nearly 100 countries, 700 exhibitors, a full conference programme and a showcase festival presenting 60 acts on 6 stages.
Since its first edition in 1994 WOMEX has been travelling all across Europe from Berlin (1994), via Brussels (1995), Marseille (1997), Stockholm (1998), Berlin (1999 + 2000), Rotterdam (2001), Essen (2002 + 2004), Newcastle (2005), Sevilla (2003 + 2006-2008) to Copenhagen (2009-2011).
Kind regards from your WOMEX team.
WOMEX 12 Thessaloniki, Greece | 17 - 21 October 2012
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