Amidst the limited number of slots available each year as part of WOMEX's official showcases, offWOMEX provides an additional integrated platform for bands and artists to present themselves and their music to the WOMEX audience attending from around the world.
This year's offWOMEX stage will feature a wide range of artists from Spain, Latvia, Canada, Hungary, Cuba and Russia, and are presented and funded by ICEX/Sounds from Spain, Sierra, Basque Music, Baltic Culture Fund, Mundial Montréal, Folquébec, Musicaction, FACTOR, Canada Council for the Arts, SODEC, National Cultural Fund of Hungary and the Halmos Bela Program.
The confirmed artists for offWOMEX 19 are:
• Digging Roots (Canada)
• Eme Alfonso (Cuba)
• Leela Gilday (Canada)
• Les Grands Hurleurs (Canada)
• Oyme (Russia)
• Romano Drom (Hungary)
• Saucējas (Latvia)
• TOPA-K (Korrontzi & DJ Makala) (Spain)
• Zagala (Spain)
With today's offWOMEX announcement, the full WOMEX 19 Showcase lineup is confirmed.
More than 60 artists will bring their distinctive sounds, characters, stories, backgrounds, culture and music to various stages of WOMEX in Tampere, Finland, this October.
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article submitted by:Francisco Gonçalves Silva, Piranha Arts