• NEXT EDITION
  • 25-29 OCT 2023
  • A Coruña, Galicia, Spain

WOMEX INTERVIEWS

Speakers and delegates from around the world come every year to WOMEX to share experiences, connect and network.
Get to know some of the projects and programmes present at WOMEX through a collection of interviews.

 

Lucia Kašová

Interview with Lucia Kašová
 

We caught up with director Lucia Kašová who has traveled the globe and her short films won several awards at various festivals in Europe.
 
 
 

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Luis Rojas

Interview with Luis Rojas and Natalia Castrillón

We caught up with Luis Rojas, co-founder of CRACK, director and motion graphics artist with more than ten years of experience in the film industry, and Natalia Castrillón, protagonist of
This life and the other.
 

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Sara Nacer

Interview with Sara Nacer
 

We caught up with director Sara Nacer a Canadian Algerian emerging filmmaker based in Montreal. Recognised in Montreal for her contribution to the promotion of cultural diversity, she has produced several major events and projects.
 

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Parviz Rostami

Interview with Parviz Rostami
 

We caught up with director Parviz Rostami, who narrates the philosophy of seven musical maqams of the oldest wind instrument (shamshal) in the lives of the people of Zagros.
 
 

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Asifuzzaman Khan

Interview with Asifuzzaman Khan

We caught up with the organizer of Dhaka International FolkFest, Art manager Asifuzzaman Khan, to talk about Mro Song And Dance, a beautiful documentary capturing authentic music cultures on the backdrop of globalization.
 

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Anisa Sabiri by Leo Abrahams

Interview with Anisa Sabiri
 

We caught up with filmmaker Anisa Sabiri, who worked as a tour guide in the Pamir mountains while building a profile as an award-winning author, PEN congress speaker, cultural activist and photographer.
 

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Pedro Coquenão aka Batida

Interview with Pedro Coquenão aka Batida

We caught up with film director Pedro Coquenão aka Batida, who creates and interacts with music, dance, visual, plastic and radio arts to chat about his work and his hometown - Lisbon, the city that will host WOMEX 22.
 

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Philip Küppers

Interview with Philip Küppers
 

WOMEX caught up with Philip Küppers, director of the Goethe-Institut Senegal and a strong partner for the WOMEX Academy which offers advanced training and facilitate access to international markets for young music professionals.
 

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ZJ Sparks

Interview with ZJ Sparks
 

WOMEX caught up with Tricia "Zj Sparks" Spence, a Jamaican DJ, producer and writer as well as CEO of Twelve 9 Records & Yaaas Goodie Apparel. We talked about latest developments in Jamaica's music scene and some hints for promising upcoming artist within.

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Fairouz Nishanova

Interview with Fairouz Nishanova

WOMEX caught up with Fairouz Nishanova, director of the Aga Khan Music Programme and Music Award, who gives us an inside look of how the Aga Khan Programmes work and what goals and purpose they serve.
 

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Derek Debru

Interview with Derek Debru
 

Are you curios to know how Nyege Nyege came together, and what it takes to be playing at Nyege Nyege Festival in Uganda? We speak with Derek Debru, co-director for Nyege Nyege Tapes, Nyege Nyege Festival and Hakuna Kulala to discuss how it all started. Watch this short interview to find out.

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