WOMEX NEWSletter #30, 5 December 2012

Last Call for WOMEX Locations 2015-2017

Dear WOMEXicans

This is the last call for all of you who are interested in submitting a proposal to bring WOMEX to a new location in the years 2015-2017. Please read the information below carefully before you apply.

Deadline for all proposals is Friday, 14 December 2012.

You are asked to indicate in your proposal whether your submission is for one, two or all of the three years.

The preferred date is the week before daylight saving:
  • 21-25 October 2015
  • 26-30 October 2016
  • 25-29 October 2017
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 email Daniela Teuber, Director of Production, 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 from outside Europe, please check our website for details on our event consulting services.

The next edition of WOMEX, the most important international professional market for world music, will be taking place in Cardiff, Wales, UK, from Wednesday, 23, to Sunday, 27 October 2013. In 2014 WOMEX will be moving to Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain.

The 18th edition of WOMEX in Thessaloniki, Greece<, in October 2012 saw over 2,200 delegates from 90 countries, 600 exhibitors, a full conference programme and a showcase festival presenting 61 acts on 8 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), Copenhagen (2009-2011) to Thessaloniki (2012).

Kind regards from your WOMEX team

WOMEX 13 Cardiff, Wales, UK | 23 - 27 October 2013


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