Mundofonías is an open-eared, open-hearted and open-minded World and Roots Music radio show broadcasted on 46 stations in 17 countries, including some of the world major urban areas: Mexico DF, São Paulo, Berlin, Madrid, Hamburg, Lima, La Paz, San Juan de Puerto Rico, Montevideo... Mundofonías is a long-term media partner of WOMEX.
Mundofonías is promoter, together with World Music Central, of the Transglobal World Music Chart (TWMC), determined by a network of world music specialists from the 5 continents. TWMC charts contributes to the determination of the WOMEX Label Award / WOMEX Top Labels.
Check the radio station map: http://www.mundofonias.com/mapa
Juan Antonio also hosts "A la Fuente" radio show on Radio Clásica (Spain's National Radio-RNE), focused on traditional and popular music from all over the world and "El Palabrero" on Radio 5, also on Spain's National Radio RNE-Radio Nacional de España, a show about linguistics and the history of words. He also collaborates with "Músicas del Mundo" radio show on Radio Nacional de Colombia.
Araceli Tzigane also runs Mapamundi Música agency.
Some quotes about Mundofonías:
"The creators of Mundofonías are smart, dedicated, open-minded and talented. They are producing one of the best programs of music from all over the world. I couldn't recommend it more highly."
Gerald Seligman: Borneo World Music Expo & Indian Ocean Music Market director. National Recording Preservation Board director. WOMEX ex-General Director. UNESCO advisor...
"Mundofonías is a wonderful contribution to the musical diversity in the world. Their shows introducing unknown and wellknown sounds and artists - always of great quality and along with unique background information, you are collecting through your trips around the world and in interview with the artists. Since years you open the window for your listeners to music cultures from all continents to improve the cultural understanding through music. Mundofonías is a great example of artistic expressions in the 21st century and one of the highest value media projects in Europe, much appreciated far beyond Spain."
Birgit Ellinghaus: alba KULTUR director, UNESCO advisor, curator of festivals, WOMEX 2014 member of the jury...
"It's so rare to find such a great world music program as Mundofonías. Mundofonías sets great standards: Juan Antonio Vázquez and Araceli Tzigane are incredibly well-organized, deeply knowledgeable, and dedicated. Their programming is powerful. Bravo!"
Evangeline Kim: World Music specialist in National Geographic. Advisor for several institutions.
"Mundofonías is fantastic"
Merlin Shepherd: Musician. Royal National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company & London Shakespeare's Globe Theatre ex-musical director
"I'm a fan of Mundofonías"
Judith Cohen: Musician and ethnomusicologist. Teacher at York University (Toronto). Responsible for the Alan Lomax recordings, Spanish Series. Canadian Society for Musical Traditions ex-Preseident.
"Best show on the radio today"
Torill Faleide. Communication Manager in Førde Festival, Norway
"The beautiful work you do makes me so happy"
Marina Rossell: One of the best Catalan singers ever.
"Mundofonías, not to be missed"
Carlos Bartilotti: Bartilotti Producções & Ollin Kan Portugal Festival director
"Mundofonías is one of the programs made in Spain of any genre with wider reach, with even more than those on nationwide networks."