WOMEX 15 - Showcase and Conference Jury Revealed

With the call for proposals currently open, once again, we have invited seven representatives of the global music community to join the WOMEX Jury, otherwise known as the famous seven Samurai, to go through all of your beautiful proposals. As always five Samurai will put together this year's showcase festival line-up and two Samurai will select the conference programme. The Jury members each bring unparalleled experience to the table along with diverse perspectives into new developments and trends in all facets of music.

The five showcase Samurai for 2015 are (in alphabetical order):

- Olivier Delsalle (France), Festival d'Ile de France
- Marta Dobosz (Poland), Cross Culture Festival
- Andras Lelkes (Hungary), Hangveto
- Jerome Williams (The Netherlands), Earth Beat
- Minna Zhou (USA), radio producer/DJ & writer

The two conference Samurai for 2015 are (in alphabetical order):

- Jody Ackland (Ireland), City of London Festival
- Mehmet Dede (Turkey/USA), Drom

article posted by:Paul Bräuer, Piranha Arts