Sevilla, Spain – WOMEX 2003 opens its doors in Sevilla October 22 through 26 October. With
over 2000 registrations and more than 300 exhibitors at more than 200 stands, it will be the biggest world music networking session ever.
For a first impression on the WOMEX Showcase Selection click here.
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WOMEX for the first time officially starts on Wednesday afternoon. From 17:00 – 20:30 all early birds can pick up their registration badge.After the welcoming speech by the mayor of Seville, Alfredo Sánchez Monteseirín, on October 22nd, there will be a concert at 8 p.m. at the Auditorium Al-Andalus in the Palace with pianist Dorantes and the Indian group Musafir. Both artists will perform separataly at the beginning and will later play together.
The Worldwide Music Expo WOMEX is the largest international gathering for world music professionals. It is a great networking point exclusively dedicatedto world, roots, folk, ethnic, traditional and local music of all kinds.
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.