A New Wave of Support ? Introducing UPBEAT, the European Showcase Platform for World Music

25 november, 2022|English, Internationaal, Nieuws, Oproepen|

(bron: upbeat-platform) The mission of UPBEAT, the first ever European platform for world music, supported by Creative Europe, is to provide a lifeline for emerging world music artists, showcase festivals, and to foster a European expert hub around the world music genre. The genre of the showcase festival is the foundation of the music industry: showcase festivals offer a platform for emerging artists and bands who are often extraordinarily talented and renowned in their home country, and ready to conquer the world. Upbeat Presskit Discover and Be Discovered Showcase festivals select the best performers and offer short performance slots, between 30–60 minutes. In this short time the performers [...]

ESNS Conference: keynote by Scott Cohen announced

10 november, 2022|Conferentie Expertmeeting, English, Nieuws|

On Friday, January 20th, 2023, Scott Cohen will give a keynote at the ESNS Conference. Cohen is a well established name in the music industry, as he co-founded the music distribution company The Orchard (now owned by Sony) and was the first ever Chief Innovation Officer at Warner Music Group. Recently, Scott Cohen announced his departure from Warner to start a new venture around the fractionalized ownership of music royalties. While the details around this new company remain unknown for the time being, you can expect a cutting edge keynote from one of the pioneers in the music industry.   ESNS Conference: Overview   THURSDAY, January 19th - [...]

In the Spotlight 2022 – 2023

14 oktober, 2022|bovenaan, Dutch World, English|

World Music forum NL presenteert  jaarlijks een aantal onderscheidende, talentvolle in Nederland gevestigde world-acts. Dit keer geselecteerd door juryleden: Loubna El Boujoufi (TivoliVredenburg) Francis de Souza (Podium de X/ Houtfestival), en Danka van Dodewaard (Amsterdam Roots Festival). Dareyn Ensemble, SonCe Trio en FakRuTu Dakar Edition spelen op 1 november 2022 in TivoliVredenburg - tijdens het Jubileum van World Music Forum NL, met Expertmeeting en concerten. Voor tickets en meer info ga naar WMF NL 15 jaar- Oog op de Toekomst  World Music forum NL annually presents a number of distinctive, talented world acts based in the Netherlands. This time selected by jurors: Loubna El Boujoufi (TivoliVredenburg) Francis de Souza (Podium [...]

Call for submissions: Grammy Awards’ Best Song for Social Change

6 oktober, 2022|Call, English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

(bron: Music in Africa) Grammy oversight body the Recording Academy is accepting entries for the Best Song for Social Change category at the 65th annual Grammy Awards slated for 6 February 2023. The special merit award will honour songwriters and is one of five new categories to be awarded at the 2023 Grammys. It will recognise creators of “message-driven music that responds to the social issues of our time and has the potential for positive global impact.” Eligibility criteria The award recognises a song that has had profound social influence and impact. Submissions should contain lyrical content that: a) addresses a timely social issue, b) explores a subject [...]

Transglobal World Music Chart – Oktober

3 oktober, 2022|English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

1. Al-Qasar · Who Are We? · Glitterbeat [-] 2. Maya Youssef · Finding Home · Seven Gates [1] 3. Antonis Antoniou · Throisma · Ajabu! [-] 4. Angélique Kidjo & Ibrahim Maalouf · Queen of Sheba · Mister Ibé [29] 5. Oumou Sangaré · Timbuktu · World Circuit / BMG [4] 6. Solju · Uvjamuohta / Powder Snow · Bafe’s Factory [-] 7. Lass · Bumayé · Chapter Two / Wagram Music [7] 8. Cimarrón · La Recia · Cimarrón Music [3] 9. BKO · Djine Bora · Les Disques Bongo Joe [5] 10. Minyeshu · Netsa · ARC Music [9] 11. Vieux Farka Touré · Les [...]

WOMEX 22 Digital Networking Sessions

30 september, 2022|bovenaan, English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

(bron: WOMEX) World Music Forum NL verzorgt zoals gebruikelijk de Nederlandse collectieve vertegenwoordiging tijdens de beurs op stand nummers 87-88. Ga je mee naar WOMEX? Dan ben je van harte welkom bij de Nederlandse stand. Meld je hier aan voor netwerkkorting en overige activiteiten. While WOMEX 22 will be an in-person event in Lisbon, not streamed online, before the on-site event, we will bring an extra bit of this year's programme to a screen near you so you can enjoy it from the comfort of your homes and safe spaces. We have lined up an exciting digital networking programme on 5 and 6 October as a warm-up for [...]

Le Guess Who? wins the 11th EJN Award

23 september, 2022|English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

Photo: Sons of Kemet live at Le Guess Who? 2021 © Jelmer de Haas Le Guess Who? wins the 11th EJN Award for Adventurous Programming for its celebration of sound without barriers | Europe Jazz Network We are very happy to announce the winner of the EJN Award for Adventurous Programming 2022: Le Guess Who? festival in Utrecht, Netherlands. The Award, this year reaching its 11th edition, is bestowed each year by the Europe Jazz Network (EJN) to a European promoter who succeeds in creating visionary and fascinating musical programmes for the audience. The Award winner was selected through a two-phase process: in the first step all of [...]

Full Programme Overview For WOMEX 22 Lisbon

23 september, 2022|bovenaan, English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

World Music Forum NL verzorgt zoals gebruikelijk de Nederlandse collectieve vertegenwoordiging tijdens de beurs op stand nummers 87-88. Ga je mee naar WOMEX? Dan ben je van harte welkom bij de Nederlandse stand. Meld je hier aan voor netwerkkorting en overige activiteiten. Let op: na vandaag - 23 september - gaat het tarief weer met een paar tientjes omhoog! We announced the complete WOMEX 22 Lisbon edition programme: Conference, Films and Showcase, the Award Recipients, public tickets for the evenings, and released the 'Who's Attending this October' list - everything is out and available online. That's not all - all the Expo Stands are Sold-out for this year confirming that [...]

Miriam Brenner is Programmer Global Music & Community Festivals bij Amare

9 september, 2022|English, Nieuws|

(Bron: Miriam Brenner op Facebook) ??????? ?? Amare - Den Haag ! ???????? ?? ?? ??????? ?? *?????????? ?????? ????? & ????????? ?????????* ?? ???? ??????? ??????? ??? ? ??? ?????? ???! Happy to be curating global music concerts and context activities, plus several community festivals and celebrations in Amare - brand new performing arts center downtown The Hague. Looking forward to continue what I've been doing for almost 15 years in this new role: sharing the sounds and stories of rich music cultures worldwide, from tradtion to contemporary and urban forms. And can't wait to collaborate with some many of you, my global community of collegues ! [...]

The complete WOMEX 22 Conference + Showcase Programme

2 september, 2022|English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

(bron: WOMEX) Ga je mee naar WOMEX? Dan ben je van harte welkom bij de Nederlandse stand. Meld je hier aan voor netwerkkorting en overige activiteiten.   As we are getting closer to October, the programme is getting full and exciting. We have non-stop news, developments, updates and announcements coming every week. Today is another big round of announcements. You can now see the FULL Conference Programme and Showcase Artists line-up on our website for WOMEX 22 in Lisbon. Altogether there are 19 Conferences, 9 Networking, 9 Mentoring Sessions, and 3 Associated Presentations which present 103 speakers from 47 countries, tackling a wide range of topics like social inclusion, Womxn and [...]