And, The WOMEX 24 Official Jury Members Are...

WOMEX 24 Jury

Since our opening of Calls for Proposals a few weeks ago for the WOMEX 24 Official Programme, applications are already coming in from all over the world for Conferences, Showcases and Films. If you wish to apply, please see below for more information.

Today, we are excited to share the WOMEX 24 official Jury members.

WOMEX is committed to representing the diverse music and its vibrant community with fairness and equity at its core. Each jury member represents a unique knowledge and expertise as the Jury plays a crucial role in maintaining the high standards and diversity of the music presented at WOMEX. From all the submissions received, this year's selected Jury will handpick the Showcase and Conference Programme for the special 30th-anniversary edition of WOMEX in Manchester, UK, from October 23rd to 27th, 2024.

The Showcase Samurai
Annamaija Saarela (Finland), CEO, G Livelab Tampere
Danka van Dodewaard (The Netherlands), director, Amsterdam Roots Festival; board member, Forum of Worldwide Music Festivals (FWMF)
David Agnew (UK), artistic director, Sound Roots/English Folk Expo
Juan Souki (Venezuela/USA), executive director, Mid Atlantic Arts
Leïla Chaibeddra (Algeria/France), director, Tartine Production

The Conference Samurai

Dr. Erica K. Smith (Barbados), CEO, Copyright Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Inc.
Wozzy Brewster (UK), founder, executive director & artist manager, OBE FRSA

The Club Summit lineup is meticulously curated by an independent curator in collaboration with the WOMEX team, which will be announced in the coming weeks.

article posted by:Gideon Elfgen, Piranha Arts