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World Music Festivals

WOMEX
October 26, 2005 - October 30, 2005

The World Music Expo Takes Place in Newcastle Gateshead. This Annual World Music Showcase and Conference Attracts Visitors and Music Business Executives From Around the Globe.
Gateshead
Newcastle
UNITED KINGDOM

World

Description:
WOMEX is the world´s premier networking point exclusively dedicated to world, roots, folk, ethnic, traditional, local and diaspora music of all kinds. Ten WOMEX editions in Berlin (1994), Brussels (1995), Marseilles (1997), Stockholm (1998), Berlin (1999, 2000), Rotterdam (2001), Essen (2002), Sevilla (2003) and Essen (2004) have affirmed the value and potential of networking across borders, be these musical, political, cultural or commercial. The event is loaded with essential contacts, a great way to exchange ideas. The WOMEX Showcases present a wide range of worldwide music stars, secrets and top-tips, with or without a record agreement. WOMEX includes a Conference, Trade Fair, Film Market, Showcase programs and an official World Music Award Ceremony.    

 

Showcases:

ACTORES ALIDOS (Sardinia, Italy): The gospel of polyphonic singing according to a female five-piece from the Mediterranean, www.womex.com