Call WOMEX 2018 – proposals deadline 16-3-2018

By | maart 8th, 2018|English, Internationaal, News, Oproepen|

Dear worldwide music lovers, Our Call for Proposals deadline is fast approaching – Friday, 16 March 2018! To be a part of the programme for WOMEX 18, submit your proposals by midnight via our application portal. From innovation to tradition, acoustic to electronic, inclusive of all sectors and expertise, we welcome and encourage proposals representing the entire world music scene, independent of gender identity, region or background. In other news we're heading back to Austin, Texas for SXSW and have announced the lineup for WOMEX Night at SXSW. As well as returning to CPH:DOX in Copenhagen to present two films as part of the International Documentary Film Festival. Read on for more information. Best, your [...]


By | februari 13th, 2018|English, Internationaal, Oproepen|

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS JOINT CINARS AND MUNDIAL MONTRÉAL WORLD MUSIC SHOWCASE DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 23, 2018 Submit an application to present a showcase during the joint world music showcase as part as the official programming of: The 18th CINARS Biennale (International Exchange for the Performing Arts);  The 8th edition of MUNDIAL MONTRÉAL (North America’s World Music Summit). In order to apply for this showcase, you must: Pay the application fee of CAD 125; Read the politics and fill the online form. If you are selected for this showcase, you will benefit from: A 25-minute showcase in a Montréal venue (which will take place on Friday, November 16, 2018 between [...]

Visa for Music 2018 – Call showcases

By | februari 9th, 2018|English, Internationaal, News, Oproepen|

  CALL FOR APPLICATION 2018 IS OPEN ! The call for application 2018 of Visa For Music is open ! The 5th edition of Visa For Music, the professional music market for African and Middle Eastern Musics, will be held from November 21st to 24th, 2018 in Rabat, Morocco. The call for application is open until April 15th, 2018. Registration form

WOMEX 2018: Call for Proposals Now Open!

By | januari 23rd, 2018|English, Internationaal, News, Oproepen|

Save The Date: WOMEX 18, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain 24 – 28 October, 2018 Dear media colleagues and multipliers, WOMEX 18 organisers Piranha Arts and our local partners Mirmidón and Nordesía are pleased to open our annual call for proposals today. This year, the World Music Expo will take place in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, from 24 to 28 October 2018. All open-minded music professionals, from the world music community and way beyond that, are invited to make a proposal to perform as a showcase artist, DJ & producer, to present their films or spread their knowledge as a conference speaker or expert mentor. Proposals can be made over the dedicated webpage: [...]

Classical NEXT Smart Rate deadline 19 januari

By | januari 16th, 2018|English, Internationaal, News|

 First Conference Sessions Announced For 2018 Edition *** Smart Rate Deadline Louise Durette, Alto Solutions Artistiques After revealing the first of the programme for the seventh edition of Classical:NEXT, including a French opening concert and confirmed participation of key networks Naxos Music Group and the European Festivals Association (EFA); alongside the first confirmed performers - US-based vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth, we are pleased to announce the first of our interactive conference sessions. Continue reading for more details. The deadline to register for the Smart Rate is midnight (CET) Friday, 19 January,after which prices will rise to the Guide Rate. Showcase artists, video presentations and more conferences sessions still to [...]


By | december 21st, 2017|English, Internationaal, News|

The Association Latinissimo can no longer stage the 14th Babel Med Music Festival which would have taken place from the 15 – 17 March 2018, at Dock des Suds in Marseille, following the 79% reduction to the subsidy of their principal partner: the Provence-Alps-Côte d’Azur Region.  The unexpected and incomprehensible withdrawal of this partner’s support just three months before the event was due to take place – despite the region’s promise, on the basis of their proposal to finance an initiative with college students and apprentices during Babel Med Music 2018 – has put the event in jeopardy, after 13 glorious years which brought together 180,000 spectators and above [...]

Get Inspired by Music In Africa

By | december 15th, 2017|English, Internationaal, News|

Check some of the latest moves on music content from across Africa MIAConnects artists on their way  News MIAConnects holds Mali music workshop  News Call for applications: Music course in Malawi  News Call for submissions: Namibian music museum  News Drums bring Nigeria, S Korea closer  News CBM extends fundraising deadline  News Namibian, Senegalese artists honoured for top albums  News Zim, Zambia councils cement cultural relations  News Lebohang Kgapola talks about why she chose gospel  Features Hip hop in Northern Nigeria  Overviews Check out the brand new Music In Africa website! Get Started

Sign the petition: Drop charges against Ferhat Tunç

By | december 9th, 2017|English, Internationaal, News, Oproepen|

 source: Free Muse Sign the petition: Drop charges against Ferhat Tunç Ferhat Tunç is being prosecuted for his peaceful expression … again. For the last 10 years of his over 30-year career as an artist, Ferhat has been the target of numerous government investigations and cases against him because of his music and other peaceful expressions. Ferhat is now having to defend himself in not one, but two, new cases against him. Together, the charges amount to more than 10 years imprisonment. Despite a February 2015 ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that Turkey violated Ferhat Tunç’s right to freedom of expression by sentencing him to prison, he is now [...]

Old vinyls, new views- the A & B side of our musical future

By | november 13th, 2017|English, Internationaal, News, Verslagen|

Expert meeting on the preservation & management of music/ worldmusic heritage June 14th 2017, Bimhuis- Amsterdam, The Netherlands CONTENT I. Summary I.1. three keynotes, three perspectives I.2. two panels discussing the current Dutch situation I.3. recommendations I.4. conclusions II. List of participants III. Additional material provided by speakers and panellists IV. Credits V.  Full report * Morning session: The A-side V.1. Introduction: Stan Rijven (World Music Forum NL, music journalist) V.2.‘The importance of preserving old African popular music recordings’ Prof. John Collins (Legon University, Bokoor African Popular Music Archive Foundation- Ghana) V.3.‘Discussing the legacy of Duvelle, Disques Ocora and Collection Prophet’ Hisham Mayet (Sublime Frequencies- France) V.4.The WHY of [...]

Dutch World Directory new edition

By | oktober 20th, 2017|English, Internationaal, News|

Check out the latest edition of the directory 2017-2018. Updates overhere in the  online directory