World Music Showcasing at Folk Alliance

Silver Spring, USA – The North American Folk Alliance will be having a world music showcase again in 2002. It is accepting showcase applications for the 14th Annual International Folk Alliance Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, February 21-24, 2002. The postmark deadline is June 2, 2001, so you have about a month to prepare your application package.Application forms are available to download from the Folk Alliance website (www.folk.org) or they’ll be glad to mail or fax you one if you call the office at (301) 588-8185.

In Jacksonville the showcases will take place at the beautiful and historic Florida Theatre, one block from the Adams Mark, the conference hotel. Be sure and indicate the appropriate category for your submission on the application form: world music.

If you have any questions, call (301) 588-8185 or email the Folk Alliance at fa@folk.org

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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