Showcase Deadline for Folk Alliance/Strictly Mundial Montreal Approaching

Maryland, USA – Monday, May 31st is the postmark deadline for applications
for the Folk Alliance showcase at the 17th Annual International Conference,
Montreal, February 24-27, 2005. It’s also the deadline for the early
consideration application for the Strictly Mundial showcases at the Montreal
Conference. Application forms for both, and further information on the two-track
process for this year, can be found at
www.folk.org
. Or contact the Folk Alliance office at +1 301-588-8185 or
fa@folk.org and they will mail or fax you a
form.The organizers are also accepting showcase applications through a sponsor,
Sonicbids. Submit your EPK to either the Folk Alliance Showcase

www.sonicbids.com/folkalliance05
or the Strictly Mundial showcase

www.sonicbids.com/strictlymundial
via Sonicbids instead of mailing it in.
For an explanation of the two-track process for this year, check out this
website link
http://www.folk.org/Montreal/montreal.htm
. For more information on the
Sonicbids process, visit their website at
www.sonicbids.com
. Utilizing Sonicbids qualifies you for a discount on their
6-month membership.

Program proposals due May 31st

Anyone interested in providing ideas for a program or workshop at the Montreal
conference can fill out the Program Proposal form. Click
here and then 
click on the Program Proposal Form on the left-hand menu and submit it to the
office.

[Photo of Gjallarhorn at a previous edition of the Folk Alliance. © Angel
Romero].

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 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. He was also the executive producer of the first Latino feature film made in North Carolina titled “Los sueños de Angélica.”.

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