Call for Proposals for WOMEX 20 Programme

25 januari, 2020|Call, English, Internationaal, News|

Were you in Tampere? See if you can spot yourself in our WOMEX 19 Impressions Video Berlin/Budapest: The time has come to start working on those new year resolutions. Today, we open our Call for Proposals for WOMEX 20, returning for the second time to Budapest, Hungary, from 21 – 25 October 2020. The WOMEX Call for Proposals is open to all musicians, filmmakers and music experts from across the globe. We invite all those with new music, new approaches, new interpretations and ideas. Once the proposals are in, the official programme will be hand-picked by an independent, international and annually changing panel of jury members, also known as the Seven [...]

Last Call: Fira Mediterrania!

15 januari, 2020|Agenda, Call, English, Internationaal, News, Oproepen|

The 23rd Fira Mediterrània Manresa will take place from 15 to 18 October 2020. Send in your proposal  before Wed Jan 29 - 15.00. Requirements Fira Mediterrània Manresa is the strategic fair for artistic proposals which use root sources, tradition and popular culture as the drivers of creativity. Fira Mediterrània works with what we call the 360 degrees of the root, starting with the first level, the intangible heritage, continuing through the associations of popular and traditional culture, which start with that heritage and work to connect it with society, and ending with the professional sector, the artists whose creations are based on that tradition. At the Fira, we attach [...]

Transglobal World Music Chart

2 januari, 2020|English, Internationaal, News|

January 2020 1.  Asmâa Hamzaoui & Bnat Timbouktou · Oulad Lghaba · Ajabu! (3) 2. Aziza Brahim · Sahari · Glitterbeat (1) 3. Lakou Mizik · HaitiaNola · Cumbancha (2) 4. Petroloukas Halkias & Vasilis Kostas · The Soul of Epirus · Artway-Technotropon (8) 5. The Yandong Grand Singers · Everyone Listen Close / Wanp·Wanp Jangl Kap · Pan (14) 6. Blato Zlato · In the Wake · Blato Zlato (20) 7. Ballaké Sissoko & Baba Sissoko · Sissoko & Sissoko · Homerecords. be (6) 8. Lankum · The Livelong Day · Rough Trade (31) 9. Mah Damba · Hakili Kélé · Buda Musique (12) 10. Mamadou Kelly · Les Bateaux · Clermont Music (38) 11. Lamia Bèdioui & Solis Barki · Fin’Amor· LBedioui Music Production (16) 12. The Garifuna Collective · Aban · Stonetree (5) 13. V.A. · Kinshasa 1978 · [...]

Music in Africa -News december 2019

13 december, 2019|English, Internationaal, News|

ACCES 2019 ends on a high note Call for entries: Culture at Work Africa song competition Call for entries: 2020 Volta Music Awards in Ghana Zambia: 2019 Ngoma Awards announce winners Pulse Music Video Awards Kenya 2019: All the winners SA: SAMPRA launches mobile app Buzz Teeniez Awards Uganda 2019: All the winners Hip Samba Fest 2019 pursues youth unity in Northern Nigeria

Heritage Auctions Europe: 8-11 January 2020

12 december, 2019|Agenda, English, Internationaal, Muziekarchieven, News|

Frans Jansen grammophones collection ATTENTIE VERZAMELAARS! Van 8 t/m 11 januari 2020 wordt de gehele collectie fonografica van wijlen Frans Jansen aangeboden bij de HERITAGE AUCTIONS EUROPE veiling in IJsselstein (voorheen MPO).  Frans verzamelde meer dan vijftig jaar lang werkelijk alles dat een bijdrage heeft geleverd aan de mechanische opname van geluid. Het betreft dus een zeer brede, grote verzameling die bestaat uit circa 200 fonografen, grammofoons, kindergrammofoons; een enorme verzameling geluidsdragers: wasrollen, blue amberols, Diamond discs, Pathé platen en de standaard schellakplaten. Daarnaast wordt een grote hoeveelheid archiefmateriaal aangeboden, zoals boeken, foto's, affiches en onderdelen zoals losse hoorns, motoren, losse veren, weergevers en aanverwante zaken. Kortom, voor ieder [...]

Call showcases inJazz 2020!

10 december, 2019|Call, English, Internationaal, News, Oproepen|

Apply now for the inJazz 2020 showcases! Great news: the application form for the Dutch inJazz 2020 showcases is now open. Will you follow into the footsteps of talented and successful acts? Our committee is excited to see the applications! Also, read our review on Jasper Blom his joyeus Buma Boy Edgar Prize 2019 night at Bimhuis and enjoy the programme (again) by watching the video recordings. Apply now for the Dutch inJazz 2020 showcases At inJazz 2020, Dutch musicians and singers will be given the opportunity to showcase their talents to many important, international music professionals and a widely varied audience. A great way to kickstart your [...]

Dutch World at WOMEX 2019

22 oktober, 2019|English, News, Redactioneel|

Open source network World Music Forum NL, in collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts will represent Dutch artists and music professionals at WOMEX 2019. This year's edition takes place from 23-27 October 2019 in Tampere, Finland. WOMEX – the World Music Expo – is the leading international networking platform for the world music industry. The world's biggest conference of the global music scene features a trade fair, talks, films and a showcase festival. Come visit the Dutch stands During the trade fair, you'll find a collection of stands representing the Dutch participants. Come find them at the first floor of the Tampere Hall, booths #1.30-1.33. A trade dinner and [...] – newsupdate

20 september, 2019|English, Internationaal, News|

Here are stories from around Africa that you might find interesting and helpful. Call for applications: British Council, Prince Claus mobility fund Call for applications: Africano Festival in Morocco Call for applications: Studio Mashinani project in Kenya Nasty C, Falz and Sarkodie nominated for BET Hip Hop Awards Six African artists get E! People's Choice Awards nod Namibia: Windhoek Jazz Festival confirms 2019 artist line-up Kenya: President signs Copyright Amendment Bill YouTube revises Music Charts ad policy

Call: Classical NEXT2020 – 27/9!

18 september, 2019|Call, English, Internationaal, News, Oproepen|

Classical:NEXT 2020 - NEW DATES New Programme Overview The Call for Proposals The 2020 Jury On the Road View this email in your browser The Swing of Things As we begin preparations for the ninth edition of Classical:NEXT, we have a few important updates to share with you. Following the announcement of the Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Rotterdam on the original date of Classical:NEXT 2020, alternative arrangements have been made. To best accommodate our delegates, Classical:NEXT will once again take place at De Doelen Concert Hall in Rotterdam, but please be aware of the new dates: **NEW DATES** 18 - 21 May De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands As you will [...]

Call: MIL – Lisbon International Music Network 2020

18 september, 2019|Call, English, Internationaal, News, Oproepen|

Applications for MIL 2020 are open! MIL – Lisbon International Music Network is a festival and convention focused on spreading current music to new markets worldwide. Once again, Lisbon is the stage for this showcase festival which gathers dozens of industry agents from around the world. As an exchange platform, MIL promotes an artistic program involving the city and combining discussions, masterclasses, meetings and concerts. Its main focus is introducing a diversity of Portuguese and international artists and projects linking the European, African and South American music markets all together. The 4th edition of MIL Festival will taking place from the 25th to the 27th of March 2020. More on: [...]