Complete WOMEX Showcases Confirmed

womex-250Berlin, Germany – The WOMEX organizers have confirmed the remaining showcases for the 2006 conference in Sevilla. “We’re thrilled to announce that Cuba’s Free Hole Negro will be joining us in Sevilla,” said a WOMEX spokesperson. “…one of the strongest, most varied programs we’ve had yet.”

WOMEX, the largest world music conference, showcase and trade show, will be held 25-29 October of 2006 in Sevilla (Spain).

Opening & Showcase Program:

– Adjágas (Norway)

– Afel Bocoum & Alkibar (Mali)

– Aterciopelados (Colombia)

– Aynur (Turkey)

– Baba Mirzayev (Azerbaijan)

– Boom Pam (Israel)

– Brina (Slovenia)

– Calypso @ Dirty Jim’s (Trinidad and Tobago)

– Darko Rundek & Cargo Orkestar (Croatia / France)

– El Gran Silencio (Mexico)

– El Tanbura (Egypt)

– Free Hole Negro (Cuba)

– Guadiana (Spain)

– Hamilton de Holanda (Brazil)

– Homayun Sakhi (Afghanistan / USA)

– Juan Carlos Cáceres (Argentina / France)

– KAL (Serbia)

– Kassaï All Stars (Congo)

– La Etruria Criminale Banda (Italy)

– Los Patriarcas de la Rumba (Spain)

– Mabulu (Mozambique)

– Menwar (Mauritius Island)

– Niyaz (Iran / Canada / USA)

– Nomo (USA)

– Petrona Martínez (Colombia)

– Salsa Celtica (Scotland)

– Sergent Garcia (France)

– Tcheka (Cape Verde / Portugal)

– The Silk String Quartet (China / UK)

– Tomás San Miguel + Txalaparta (Spain)

– X Alfonso (Cuba)

* DJs:

– DJ Awal (France)

– DJ Click (France)

– Los Rumbers (DJs) (Spain)

* Opening:

– Mártires Del Compás (Spain)

– Son De La Frontera (Spain)

– Banda de la María (Spain)

– Electroputas (DJs) (Spain)

Author: World Music Central News Department

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