Afghanistan: War, Fear, Empathy and Music

5 september, 2021|English, Internationaal, Nieuws, Oproepen|

Op de World Blend sprak Laura Hassler van Musicians Without Borders over de toestand in Afghanistan. Vanuit de organisatie bestaat er niet veel expertise over Afghanistan, maar Hassler weet wel iets over de geschiedenis van die oorlog en over de machthebbers die verhalen hebben verkocht om die oorlogen te rechtvaardigen, waaronder het verhaal, "We redden ze van de Taliban", maar je ziet, niemand is gered. Oorlogssituaties zijn altijd ingewikkelde verhalen. Ze vindt dat de muzieksector daar voorzichtig mee moet zijn. "Je moet geen onderdeel willen zijn van het verhaal van nóg meer oorlog.” Lees het verslag van de Zomer Blend hier. Hieronder staat een artikel van 29 augustus [...]

Transglobal World Music Chart – September

1 september, 2021|English, Internationaal|

1. Namgar · Nayan Navaa · ARC Music (6) 2. Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (CGS) · Meridiana · Ponderosa Music (2) 3. V.A. · Changüí: The Sound of Guantánamo · Petaluma (-) 4. Angelique Kidjo · Mother Nature · Decca (18) 5. Eva Quartet · Minka · Riverboat / World Music Network (21) 6. V.A. · Henna: Young Female Voices from Palestine · Kirkelig Kulturverksted (1) 7. Boubacar “Badian” Diabaté · Mande Guitar: African Guitar Series, Volume I · Lion Songs (10) 8. Coşkun Karademir, Tord Gustavsen, Derya Türkan, Ömer Arslan · Silence · Kalan (13) 9. Rachel Magoola · Resilience: Songs of Uganda · ARC Music (-) 10. [...]

War Divides, Music Connects – Music Leadership Summit

1 september, 2021|Call, English, Internationaal|

(bron: Musicians Without Borders) In Afghanistan a war takes a sudden turn, and thousands of endangered people try desperately to escape to safer ground. The heartbreaking dramas of people displaced by war are now playing out in real time for all to see. As musicians, artists and activists, how can we engage with the issue of displacement? How can we stand in solidarity with people forced to flee the ravages of war, climate disaster, persecution or poverty? The Music Leadership Summit focuses on the global refugee crisis and explores how musicians can contribute to the safety and wellbeing of displaced people, while using our platforms to promote humane [...]

Strawberry x Visa For Music Online Festival

30 augustus, 2021|English|

(bron: Visa for Music) Despite the health crisis, international cultural and economic exchanges have never stopped. In response to the ′′ Belt and Road ′′ initiative highlighting China-Morocco musical exchanges, the rich and splendid musical culture of China and Morocco is on display on the international scene. Presented by the Bureau of International Exchange and Cooperation of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People's Republic of China with the support of the Chinese Embassy in Rabat and undertook by Beijing Modern Sky Culture Development Co., Ltd, the China Strawberry Music Festival and Visa for Music in Morocco will jointly present the: Strawberry x Visa For Music [...]

Musimagem festival of soundtracks | online 23-29 augustus

23 augustus, 2021|English|

(bron: Marcos Souza) Musimagem festival of soundtracks created by Marcos Souza alongside Musimagem Brasil, the Audiovisual Composers Association, arrives in its seventh edition, starts on August 23rd with interactive games, debates, lectures, courses and concerts. All on the platform with simultaneous translation into English and Portuguese. Big names on the soundtrack such as Brazilians Edu Lobo and Wagner Tiso, as well as film composers such as Xmen 2, Superman - the return, Angry Birds, Smurfs, among many others. Marcos Souza is going to play a song on the piano and talk about the Musimagem festival alongside directors of soundtrack festivals from Poland and Spain. No need to sign [...]

Trans Global World Music Chart – August 2021

2 augustus, 2021|English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

1.  V.A. · Henna: Young Female Voices from Palestine · Kirkelig Kulturverksted (8) 2. Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (CGS) · Meridiana · Ponderosa Music (2) 3. Antonis Antoniou · Kkismettin · Ajabu! (1) 4. Toumani Diabaté and The London Symphony Orchestra · Kôrôlén · World Circuit (3) 5. Dobet Gnahoré · Couleur · Cumbancha (6) 6. Namgar · Nayan Navaa · ARC Music (-) 7. Natacha Atlas · The Inner & The Outer · Wise Music Publishing (18) 8. Ballaké Sissoko · Djourou · Nø Førmat! (4) 9. Sofía Rei · Umbral · Cascabelera (12) 10. Boubacar “Badian” Diabaté · Mande Guitar: African Guitar Series, Volume I · Lion Songs (-) 11. Kamel [...]

First Wave Of Conference Sessions, Speakers And Networking Sessions Announced For WOMEX 21 In Porto

29 juli, 2021|English, Internationaal|

(bron: Womex) Berlin/Porto: WOMEX - the Worldwide Music Expo, the leading meeting of the global music scene today released the first wave of Conference Programme including Networking Sessions for their 27th edition, taking place in Porto, Portugal, 27–31 October 2021. The 10 Conference and 5 Networking Sessions announced today already present 26 speakers from 19 countries, tackling a wide range of topics: the most buzzing music industry trends, green sustainability, Womxn and gender diversity, digital future, African music market, global music business and more. The delegates attending will be able to immerse themselves in interactive conference formats. Some of the sessions announced today will delve into topics like diversity onstage, when we forget to [...]

Classical:NEXT 2021 Opening & Project Pitches Announcement

27 juli, 2021|English|

(bron: Classical:Next) Classical:NEXT Opening Night Hong Kong / TAKE OFF Rotterdam/Berlin: The Opening Night of Classical:NEXT 2021 Hong Kong / TAKEOFF breaks new ground and presents a 45-minute live virtual performance connecting musicians in Hong Kong and the New European Ensemble in the Netherlands. A borderless musical journey reflects the challenges of our time and how they can lead to innovative paths.  The show will unveil the latest in Hong Kong’s classical music scene, taking delegates on a journey through four episodes, entitled NEXT - Nostalgic, Energetic, eXciting and Technological. Hong Kong / TAKEOFF offers a window looking out to the past and the present, the East and the West, the potential and the possibilities of Hong Kong’s music making that underpin the city's [...]

Fira Mediterrània Manresa: We are now beginning delegate’s registrations

27 juli, 2021|Call, English, Internationaal|

(bron: Fira Mediterrània Manresa) 24th Fira Mediterrània Manresa (14-17 October). You can now see details of the artistic offerings in this 24th Fira  PROfessional activities will be carried out in person at a new meeting-point in the centre of Manresa   Professional conference Connected with culture and education Organized jointly with the Institut Català de les Empreses Culturals and the Direcció General de Promoció Cultural i Biblioteques Speed dating Both face-to-face and online Live tour of new artistic projects Both scenic and musical, wich will combine shows and concerts, on showcase format, with presentations of innovation and works in the process of creation Training workshops Organized jointly with Cofae [...]

More Artists Announced For WOMEX 21 In Porto

22 juli, 2021|English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

(bron: WOMEX) Full Jury Selected Showcase + Club Summit + Lusofónica Stage WOMEX, Porto, Portugal, 27 - 31 October 2021 Berlin/Porto: Piranha Arts, the producers of WOMEX, along with AMG Music, the local partners for WOMEX 21 in Porto, today reveal the complete Jury-selected Showcase artists, Lusofónica Stage (the Regional stage) and the Club Summit line-up. To date, the upcoming 27th edition of WOMEX in Porto features 50  artists representing 40 countries, not including the offWOMEX line-up and the WOMEX Award recipients that will be announced in the coming weeks. Due to travel restrictions and physical lockdowns around the world, for the second consecutive year, the WOMEX 21 Jury met online [...]