The results are in and this year’s WOMEX top world music label is United States-based Cumbancha. They will be awarded the customary WOMEX Top Label Award plaque during the WOMEX conference at the Sunday ceremony, and will share the stage with the other winners Muzsikás and the Folk Music Department of the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland.
WOMEX 2008 will be taking place in Sevilla, Andalusia (Spain) from Wednesday, 29 October – Sunday, 2 November. The Worldwide Music Expo, WOMEX, is the largest world music trade show, showcase and a great networking point. It is exclusively dedicated to world, roots, folk, ethnic, traditional and local music of all kinds.
Author: World Music Central News Department
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