European Union project PROCULTURA PALOP-TL supports six producers from portuguese-speaking african countries and East Timor to participate in the largest international music fair, WOMEX – Worldwide Music Expo.
WOMEX | October 27th to 31st | Porto, Portugal
'Stive' (Angola), Paulo Linhares (Cape Verde), Edizildo Indi (Guinea-Bissau), 'Pak Ndjamena' (Mozambique), Enerlid Franca (São Tomé and Príncipe) and Olívio Santos (East Timor) are the producers and musical agents participating in the biggest international music event, with the support of PROCULTURA.
Participating in WOMEX will be a unique opportunity to meet other international producers and artists, present their works and artistic portfolios, as well as to promote the musical richness of their countries.
WOMEX is the world's largest international and culturally diverse music gathering and the largest conference on the global music scene, featuring trade shows, lectures, films and small showcase concerts. With over 2,500 professionals (including 260 artists) from 90 countries involved, WOMEX is the number one networking platform for the music industry worldwide. Its musical spectrum is unrivalled in the international showcase market, ranging from the more traditional to the new underground local and global, encompassing folk music, roots, jazz, local and diaspora cultures, as well as urban and electronic sounds from around the world.
Look us up at stand number W19!
The participation of these six producers is supported by DIVERSDIDADE - Financing instrument for cultural diversity, citizenship and identity, managed in partnership with EUNIC - Network of Cultural Institutes and Embassies of the European Union and it is part of the activities promoted by PROCULTURA - Promotion of Employment in Income Generating Activities in the Cultural Sector, in the Portuguese-speaking countries and East Timor.
PROCULTURA PALOP-TL is an Action of the European Union Multiannual Indicative Program PALOP-TL, funded by the European Union, co-financed and managed by Camões, I.P. and co-financed by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Its objective is to contribute to the creation of jobs in income-generating activities in the cultural and creative economy in the PALOP countries and in Timor-Leste.
Documentation and Communication Office
Lisbon, October 26th 2021
article posted by:Diana Manhiça, PROCULTURA