World Music Forum NL (WMF ) was founded in the summer of 2006 as an open source network for the Dutch world music sector. It is a NGO,  non-profit foundation under Dutch law. WMF NL is the official representative for the Dutch world music sector both nationally and abroad. This network functions as an easily accessible platform for musicians, labels, distributors, venues, media and educational institutions to advance and promote Dutch World music both domestically and abroad.

Main activities:

  • Consulting
  • Promotion of the Dutch world industry nationally and abroad
  • Research & Policy Development
  • World Blend Café network meetings in the Netherlands


Dutch World is the international program of WMF  to represent and promote Dutch world music. Amongst others by umbrella-activities at trade-fairs like WOMEX, Babel Med, Injazz, Jazzahead!

Further information on our activities can be found at>>

Stay updated on activities of World Music Forum.NL: English newsletter – WMF.NL

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