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26 Oct 2011 - 30 Oct 2011

Copenhagen | 11th WOMEX World Music Expo

WOMEX promises five days of music, networking, conferences, films and business, and encounters in world music. The 11th World Music Expo takes place in Copenhagen 26-30 October. WOMEX opens with Hungarian Heartbeats, an exciting, wide-ranging concert programme created especially for the WOMEX 11 Opening. As well as featuring three Hungarian bands exploring varied traditions, the show highlights a number of versatile soloists brought together for this special performance. The Showcase Festival, selected by an international jury presents music from Finland, Russia, Pakistan, Latvia, Spain, Japan, Portugal, France and many many more countries.

"The most important international professional market of world music of every kind. This international fair brings together professionals from the worlds of folk, roots, ethnic and traditional music and also includes concerts, conferences and documentary films. It contributes to networking as an effective means of promoting music and culture of all kinds across frontiers." UNESCO Global Alliance for Cultural Diversity Image: The Other Europeans