Ben Mandelson and Gergely Salamon join World Pitch!

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  Ben Mandelson world musician, manager and producer and Gergely Salamon consultant, strategic designer has joined our programme. Read their profile and those of the other renowned experts and music professionals we have invited to join World Pitch by visiting … Continued

See you in Tampere!

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The mentors have selected the 10 participants of World Pitch, who will meet in Tampere, Finland, at WOMEX19. At the first module of World Pitch, you will have a two-day workshop focusing on world music, applied ethnomusicology, cultural and project … Continued

Chris Eckman

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Chris Eckman – Glitterbeat Records Musician, record producer and co-founder of Glitterbeat Records, a label “built upon sounds and artists that transcend cultural pre-conceptions and genre specificity”. Glitterbeat won the prestigious WOMEX “Best Label Award” in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 … Continued

Deadline Extended!

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DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 25.09.! APPLY NOW  to WORLD PITCH, get one-on-one mentoring, develop your own project and get onsite experience of the music industry & festival passes across Europe! World Pitch is a one-year training programme for young world music … Continued

Open call

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WORLD PITCH is a one-year training programme for young world music professionals under Music Moves Europe programme World Pitch is targeted at young music professionals and graduate students keen on capacity building. The programme includes mentoring, hands-on experience and excelent … Continued

Sue Kay

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Sue Kay – independent researcher I have over thirty years’ experience in arts management and cultural administration – within performing arts organisations, funding bodies, development agencies and higher education.  I have worked as a producer, programmer, venue manager, planner, project coordinator, … Continued

Balázs Weyer

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Balazs Weyer is director of programming at Hangvető, host of WOMEX in 2015 Budapest, Budapest Ritmo Festival and Budapest A Cappella Festival. He is a member of the World Music Charts Europe jury and several other bodies, like the Hungarian Album … Continued

Christine Semba

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  Christine Semba  – Piranha Arts Beside organizing WOMEX,  Piranha Arts also do consultancy, festival organization, publishing etc. Christine has sizeable experience in the fields of world music expos, showcases and international networking.

Riitta Huttunen

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  Riitta Huttunen is freelance producer and loves to do bookings. She has been working nationally and internationally with bands like Maria Kalaniemi & Vilda Rosor, Sväng, Lepistö & Lehti and Johanna Juhola. Huttunen has worked in several associations in … Continued