WOMEX 2012 Announces Second Set of Showcase Selections

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Organizers of world music conference WOMEX 2012 announced today the second set of artists selected to perform at this year’s conference in Thessaloniki, Greece.

WOMEX is the largest and most influential world music conference. The 2012 edition will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece, from Wednesday, October 17th to Sunday, October 21st, 2012.

Showcase selections:

– Anibal Velasquez y su Conjunto (Colombia)
– Anthony Joseph & The Spasm Band (Trinidad/UK)
– Gochag Askarov (Azerbaijan)
Groupa (Sweden)
– Hysni (Niko) Zela & Albanian Iso-Polyphonic Choir (Albania)
– Khyam Allami (Iraq/UK)
– Lenacay (Spain)
– Lindigo (La Réunion)
– Mexican Institute of Sound (Mexico)
– Red Baraat (USA)
– Sam Lee (UK)
– Terakaft (Mali)
– The Touré-Raichel Collective (Israel/Mali)
– Toni Kitanovski & Cherkezi Orchestra (FYR Macedonia)
– Yom & Wang Li (France/China)
– Zé Luis (Cape Verde)

Author: World Music Central News Department

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