Sevilla, Spain – In a press conference held at the Sevilla convention center (FIBES), WOMEX organizers confirmed that Sevilla will host the world music conference until 2008.
The current edition of WOMEX has broken attendance records. Over 2500 attendees from 97 countries have participated, representing 1400 companies. 425 Spanish and international reporters registered, including 100 radio stations. The trade fair sold out all the space, which included 240 booths (stalls).
One of the highlights of WOMEX are its showcases. This year there were 48 showcases with 340 artists from 30 countries in 4 different stages.
Author: World Music Central News Department
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