MOROCCAN MOODS: World Blend Café at Injazz

By | april 28th, 2017|Agenda, English, Internationaal, News|

At this year's Injazz conference the World Music Forum NL will host a special edition of the World Blend Café:  MOROCCAN MOODS. Where exchanging music with Morocco will be discussed. Friday 23 June at Lantaren Venster Rotterdam, time t.b.a. Get your ticket via Injazz More in this World Blend Cafe edition  overhere >>. And read about the conference and festival program in the new inJazz online magazine. Including a highlight on the  panel (page 9).

CLASSICAL:NEXT 2017 Guide Rate Deadline 3 March

By | maart 1st, 2017|English, Internationaal, News|

Article from: http://bit.ly/2lUBrGV  Rotterdam/Berlin:  With the Guide Rate for reduced registration rapidly approaching (this Friday, 3 March), Classical:NEXT 2017 organisers have announced more programme for the conference and showcases as well as the shortlist of the renowned Classical:NEXT Innovation Award. The award winner will be selected by online voting of all delegates of the upcoming and the previous editions of the world's biggest classical music meeting. The winner will be announced on site at Classical:NEXT in de Doelen, Rotterdam, 17 - 20 May. Guide Rate Deadline is this Friday, 3 March! The Guide Rate deadline is this Friday, 3 March, so register before this date to get the best price [...]

Dutch Delta Sounds – recap

By | maart 1st, 2017|English, Internationaal, News, Verslagen|

The Dutch Delta Sounds festival was held on 7 and 8 September 2016 to celebrate the tenth anniversary of World Music Forum NL. Two evenings of showcases of music from all corners of the world from artists based in the Netherlands will be held on the banks of the Amsterdam IJ harbor, in Bimhuis and Paradiso Noord: arabicana, salsa, tango, kaseko, ethio-pop, jazz cross-overs, reggae, afrobeat and other exotica. In short: Dutch Delta Sounds! 1 delta, 180 nationalities The Netherlands arose in the midst of a river delta, where various musical cultures met and merged into new musical forms analogous to that of the Mississippi. Immigration is by no [...]

Seven Seas Music – international music platform

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

Seven Seas Music is a unique website for international musicians and labels to showcase their music for licensing opportunities and synchronization placements in film, television, advertising, and branding agencies. Our platform allows media producers to search for music by country, genre, mood, artist, or instrument type; we also offer an interactive world map so locating music from a particular region is both fun and easy! We make licensing simple and get our artists paid quickly! Our music can be heard on Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, Criminal Minds, Legends, CNN, FOX, NBC, and many VICE and HBO shows. We would very much enjoy including some of your music on [...]

The call for application for the 4th edition of Visa For Music is launched!

By | februari 17th, 2017|English, Internationaal, News|

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ARTISTS The 4th edition of Visa For Music, the first professional music market for Africa and the Middle East, will be held from 22th to 25th November 2017 in Rabat, Morocco. The call for applications for the showcase program is open until 15th April 2017. 30 artists or groups are going to be selected by a qualified jury to perform in front of music industry professionals from all over the world. To apply to participate to the 4th edition of Visa For Music, send the documents mentioned below. Any incomplete application or received after this deadline will not be considered. Application form available Visa For Music rules and regulations form signed 2 copies of the artist’s/band’s CD to send [...]

Freemuse releases annual statistics on artistic freedom violations in 2016

By | februari 8th, 2017|English, Internationaal, News|

Artists face sharp rise in attacks and censorship Artists and audiences are under increased threat globally, according to a new report, Art under Threat, released by Freemuse today. Iran tops the list of countries that systematically violated and failed to secure artistic freedom in 2016, followed by Turkey, Egypt, Nigeria, China and Russia. These six countries combined account for 59% of the total serious violations on artistic freedom registered in 2016. Art under Threat analyses the dominant threats to artistic freedom including how governments, such as China’s and Turkey’s, in addition to silencing artists within their own borders, attempt to censor and prosecute artists abroad. The Freemuse report describes how [...]

MUNDIAL MONTRÉAL: THE 2017 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS IS OPEN!

By | februari 3rd, 2017|English, Internationaal, News|

Mundial Montréal, North America’s World Music Summit, invites artists to submit an application to showcase at our 7th annual conference taking place November 14-17, 2017. Mundial Montréal operates as a springboard for some of the best world music talent emerging from Canada and internationally. With a highly curated program of artists, networking activities and inspiring conversation, Mundial has established itself as the go-to event in North America for world music discovery and professional opportunities. Submit your application before APRIL 3rd, 2017. Details and form   CONTEST CAISSE DESJARDINS DE LA CULTURE In the context of our 2017 Call for Submissions, the Caisse Desjardins de la Culture will give away [...]

Travel ban USA 

By | februari 1st, 2017|English, Internationaal, News|

Are you stranded by the American travel ban? Are you working with foreign artists ho cannot return? Connect with Dutch Culture for advise: Info Mobility Point . Share your experiences with them so they can inform the right people about the effects!  

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Womex 2017 oproep showcases en presentaties

By | januari 26th, 2017|English, Internationaal, News|

WOMEX Calls for Proposals And Announces 7 Samurai Berlin/Katowice: WOMEX – the World Music Expo – have opened their annual call for proposals for its 23rd edition, taking place in Katowice, Poland in October. Musicians, speakers and film-makers worldwide are called upon to apply to the jury comprised of seven international experts.WOMEX, global music’s largest and most important meeting and marketplace calls for applications for their Showcases (including DJs), the Conference and Film programme. As WOMEX director Alexander Walter has it in his message to the delegates: “Let's get the ball rolling! Every year the call for proposals marks the first major step of the WOMEX year: it is time to shape [...]

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Dutch Delta Sounds Bonus CD – Songlines Magazine

By | oktober 19th, 2016|English, Verslagen|

Dutch Delta Sounds Bonus CD with Songlines Magazine #122, October issue 2016 >>Listen on Soundcloud  Songlines special on Ronald Snijders  The World Is My Home Ronald Snijders (1951) is the Suriname-Dutch ambassador of kaseko. Over the past five decades he has played his funky flute on four continents. Azymuth, Bassekou Kouyate and Orlando Julius recently joined Snijders on his latest kaseko-adventure. Stan Rijven reports. It sounds like a Monty Python sketch. Paramaribo, 1942. A colonial army unit is parading on a sweltering day to the strains of the Wilhelmus, the Dutch national anthem, being played on a 78 rpm record. Halfway through the needle gets stuck repeating the same [...]

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