WOMEX: Jury members and Club Summit Curator

18 februari, 2022|English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

(bron: WOMEX) We are thrilled to share with you the WOMEX 22 Jury members and Club Summit Curator today. From all the proposals received from around the globe, this year's selected Jury will curate the official Showcase and Conference Programme for WOMEX 22 taking place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 19 – 23 October 2022. Three women and four men, representing nine countries, bring diverse expertise, skills, experiences, professional backgrounds, forward-thinking ideas, and a rich collective musical knowledge across a  great range of styles, sectors and genres. The Showcase Samurai: António Miguel Guimarães (Portugal), owner, general manager, AMG music Agustín López Costa Paz (Spain), director, Industria Works/Nacional Records Spain office Hadas [...]

GlobalFEST: Wavelengths Conference – terugkijken

18 februari, 2022|English, Internationaal, Lees/luister terug, Nieuws|

(bron: GlobalFEST)   On January 27, we joined together for the Wavelengths Global Music Conference. This virtual gathering included panels, reflections, a pitch session, mental health seminar, and the globalFEST Awards Ceremony. We endeavored to look holistically at the performing arts field, finding ways to support each other in our best and most difficult times. If you were able to attend the conference, we hope you were inspired by the day's events.   If you were unable to join (or would like to rewatch any panels), we have made the majority of the events available to view on the globalFEST YouTube-channel:

Grand prize of the European Commission honoring innovation in technology, industry and society stimulated by the arts

4 februari, 2022|Call, English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

(bron: s+t+arts prize'22) STARTS is an initiative of the European Commission to foster alliances of technology and artistic practice. As part of this initiative, the STARTS Prize awards the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. The STARTS Prize of the European Commission is launched by Ars Electronica and the consortium partners BOZAR, Waag, INOVA+, T6 Ecosystems, French Tech Grande Provence and Frankfurter Buchmesse. Science, Technology and Arts (=STARTS) form a nexus with an extraordinarily high potential for creative innovation. And such innovation is considered to be precisely what’s called for if we’re [...]

Classical:NEXT | The first programme is out!

4 februari, 2022|English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

(bron: Classical:NEXT) The first components of the Classical:NEXT 2022 programme are revealed! An international jury has selected the most promising and innovative ideas for this year's edition. Over the coming weeks, we will gradually announce the full programme, beginning with a first selection of Evening Showcases and Conference Sessions.   Since the Classical:NEXT programme consists of jury-selected submissions from the global art music community, its current leading spirit is reflected in all programme parts. From the Showcase Festival to the Conference Sessions, from the Opening to the Innovation Award, this year we observe a clear focus on subjects of inclusion, fair access, questions of gender as well as the representation of marginalised and non-Eurocentric  perspectives. Compared to past editions, it is striking [...]

inJazz 2022 takes place in Amsterdam & Rotterdam

27 januari, 2022|English, Nieuws|

(bron: inJazz) Given the developments of the last two years, the InJazz team thought it best to fire the autopilot. Who wants to go back to the old normal? Not us: far too much fun to reinvent yourself. While the applications for the showcase performances are pouring in, we have therefore decided to kick off inJazz 2022 at the BIMHUIS in Amsterdam on Wednesday 22 June. A cosy get-together with bites and drinks - call it networking - and some informative talks for jazz professionals, followed by a first evening of performances by Holland's finest fresh jazz projects. On Thursday the 23rd, we move to Rotterdam, where inJazz [...]

BIME: Check out Keychange participants 2022

26 januari, 2022|English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

(bron: BIME) Find the next outstanding talent in our roster of emerging artists and professionals from across Europe and Canada. We have 132 artists and professionals, hand-picked by industry experts from 12 countries. Bring gender minorities to your main stage and become the benchmark for the next generation. >>> Get to know them

Call for applications: 2022 Prince Claus Seed Awards

21 januari, 2022|Call, English, Internationaal|

(bron: Prins Clausfonds) Image © Souleymane Kone, Ciel K The Prince Claus Fund is excited to issue the 2022 open call for the Prince Claus Seed Awards The Prince Claus Fund annually recognizes 100 emerging artists and cultural practitioners within the first five years of their careers with Prince Claus Seed Awards. Through this, we aim to create space for emerging artists to experiment and develop new perspectives on societal challenges within their practice on their own terms.  For the Prince Claus Seed Awards, we are looking for emerging artists and cultural practitioners whose innovative work addresses pressing social and/or political issues within their own context.  Recipients are free to invest the Award of €5.000 [...]

Transglobal World Music Chart – Januari

3 januari, 2022|English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

(bron: TGWMC) 1.  Khöömei Beat · Changys Baglaash · ARC Music (5) 2. Susana Baca · Palabras Urgentes · Real World (2) 3. Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita · Suba · Bendigedig (1) 4. Justin Adams & Mauro Durante · Still Moving · Ponderosa Music (3) 5. Monsieur Doumani · Pissourin · Glitterbeat (4) 6. Xanthoula Dakovanou · Lamenta · Quart de Lune (13) 7. Orquestra Afrosinfônica · Orin, a Língua dos Anjos · Máquina de Louco (11) 8. Petrona Martínez · Ancestras · Chaco World Music (7) 9. Cumbia 20 de Enero & Leyendas Cañamilleras del Caribe · La Caña de Millo: Voz Histórica y Silenciada de la Cumbia · Chaco World Music (9) 10. Omar Péne · Climat · Contre-Jour (21) 11. Shujaat Husain Khan, Katayoun Goudarzi, [...]

Afropop Worldwide | Afropop Worldwide’s 2021 Picks

22 december, 2021|English, Nieuws|

(bron: Afropop.org) Written by: Banning Eyre We like to end each year with a list of recommended releases. We don’t claim that these are the absolute best out of the vast universe of musical genres we follow at Afropop Worldwide. We present them in alphabetical order, not ranked. Surely there are egregious omissions, and feel free to write us at info@afropop.org and point those out if you like. Our appetite knows no limit… Before we dive in, Afropop Worldwide would like to honor seven of the many notable figures in our musical world who passed away in 2021: · Barthelemy Attisso (Orchestre Baobab) · Bopol Mansiamina (Les Quatre [...]

The Songlines Music Awards 2021 Ceremony – online

10 december, 2021|English, Nieuws|

(bron: Songlines) The Songlines Music Awards 2021 ceremony is going virtual and will be broadcast, free of charge, at 7pm GMT on Sunday December 12. The ceremony will be presented again by Cerys Matthews, who will announce the nominees & winners in all nine categories, including the two winners still to be revealed: Newcomer and World Pioneer. Plus, we’ll have performances from all of this year’s winning artists, including Ayom, Jake Blount, Bab L’ Bluz, Damir Imamović, Khusugtun, Liraz and Siti Muharam. Watch on the Website Watch on Facebook   Watch on YouTube      Take a look at our winners in each category   Newcomer Announced during the ceremony... World Pioneer Announced [...]