WOMEX – The World Music Expo – is held in Tampere, Finland, from October 23.-27.
WOMEX is considered one the most popular international gathering points for traditional and world music globally. This year, 18 companies and 26 people will participate at the Norwegian stand. Additionally, 11 people are registered at the Sami booth.
Norway is as usual strongly represented in this year’s edition of WOMEX in Tampere, Finland, which marks the 25th edition. From October 23rd to 27th participants can experience a trade fair, talks, films and a showcase festival.
These are joining:
FolkOrg, Folkelarm , Førdefestivalen, Grappa Musikkforlag, Interkultur Drammen, Julia Valentino Music, Kirkelig Kulturverksted, Music Norway, Nordic Live, NRK, OkWorld / Jazzland, Oslo World , Riksscenen, RYK Network for Music Business Development In Northern Norway, SafeMUSE / LIDIO, Solid Musikk, Sunnfjord Kommune, Universitet i Agder, Audioland, Riddu Riđđu Festivála, Sahkkon AS, Sami Composers Association and Sami Music Expo.
Since WOMEX 2019 is held in Finland this year, there is a greater focus the Nordic countries. The export offices have merged into a Nordic Village where the reception, meeting and mingle areas are shared to a greater extent.
Check out Minna Huuskonen (FI) from Minnamurra Management’s best ways to make the most of an expo: