WOMEX - World Music Expo

26 Oct 2011 to 30 Oct 2011
Copenhagen, Denmark


  • 2,440 delegates and 1,360 companies from 94 countries.
  • 850 concert and festival bookers.
  • 600 labels, publishers and distributors.
  • 700 managers and 350 producers.
  • 350 national and international journalists, incl. 170 radio broadcasters.
  • A bustling Trade Fair with 260 stands and 650 exhibiting companies.
  • 59 Showcase acts with 300 artists from 38 countries on 6 stages.
  • More than 60 speakers in 20 Conference Sessions; a Mentoring programme; a new Matchmaking service for publishers and Country Speed-Dating.
  • A festive Opening Concert – The Chaosmos of Korean Music: Heaven, Earth and Human – presenting three of the finest bands on the contemporary Korean music scene.
  • Three WOMEX Awards honouring the artist Danyèl Waro from La Réunion; fRoots Chief Editor Ian Anderson, UK, on behalf of the independent press; and top label world village/harmonia mundi based in France/USA/UK/Spain.
  • The Roskilde Festival World Music Award presented to the Dhow Countries Music Academy, Tanzania.
  • The WOMEX World Music Film Market, in cooperation with the International Music + Media Centre IMZ, Austria.
  • Numerous Networking Meetings, Presentations and Receptions.
  • The Radio WOMEX broadcasting studio for live interviews and performances, organised by NRK from Norway.
  • The WOMEX TV Studio and Webcast, in cooperation with Mondomix, France.
  • virtualWOMEX – the professional future of world music online.

All this and more to come in 2011.