See you at Womex in Budapest?
WOMEX is an international networking platform for the world music industry. The annual five-day event comprises a bustling Trade Fair, Showcase Festival, Conference, and Film program, as well as festive Opening and Award ceremonies.
The 21st edition of WOMEX will take place in Budapest, Hungary, from Wednesday 21 to Sunday 25 October 2015. There will be about 2.500 delegates from 90 countries, networking and refreshing friendships.
Representatives from quite a few Danish bands will join the event in Budapest, names like the folk music big band, Habadekuk (www.habadekuk.dk), Phønix (www.phonixfolk.dk), Basco (www.bascoband.com), Himmerland (www.himmerland.it), Klezmofobia, Dreamers’ Circus (www.dreamerscircus.com), and Maja & David (www.majandavid.com)
On Youtube you can find a little video from last year in Santiago del Compostella, where a couple of Danish fiddlers spontaneously starts playing a couple of Danish folk dance tunes.
In and around the Danish stand you’ll also meet people from Radiofolk.dk (www.radiofolk.dk), who will actually be broadcasting from Womex on Sunday the 25th of October, and from Go Danish Folk Music (www.gofolk.dk), Halkær Festival (www.halkaer.dk), ROSA/Folk (www.folkemusik.dk), + people and bands from the Danish World Music organization (WMD: www.worldmusic.dk), and many, many more…
More info about Womex at: www.womex.com