WOMEX 13 CARDIFF * Horizons Stage Artists Announced
06-08-13: Local talent from the UK and Ireland will be in the spotlight as part of the line-up on the Horizons Stage at WOMEX.
Convened by an independent jury of the head music organisations of Wales, England, Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland, Horizons highlights the best world music artists from the nations.
Horizons members are Arts Council England, Arts Council Northern Ireland, Arts Council Ireland, Cerdd Cymru : Music Wales (a partnership between Wales Arts International and Welsh Music Foundation), Creative Scotland, Scottish Music Industry Association and Culture Ireland and the partnership is supported by British Council.
Below is a list of artists performing the Horizons Stage:
- 9Bach (host nation Wales, UK)
- Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita (host nation Wales, UK/Senegal)
- Family Atlantica (Venezuela/UK) based in England
- Fiona Hunter (UK) based in Scotland
- Georgia Ruth (host nation Wales, UK)
- Kan (UK) based in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland
- Lokkhi Terra (Bangladesh/Cuba/UK) based in England
- Ross Ainslie and Jarlath Henderson (UK) based in Scotland
- We Banjo 3 (Ireland)
For full details about the Horizons Stage programme, visit our Showcase page.
(Photo: Catrin Davies)
- article submitted by: Anna Pötzsch, Piranha Arts (WOMEX)