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Musical Road to Womex 2022 – Pilani Bubu

Musical Road to Womex 2022 – Pilani Bubu

The second leg of our Road to Womex brings us to South Africa, where we meet a talented and eclectic musician born and raised in Eastern Cape, who is dedicating her life and career to preserving, showcasing and bringing forward the local folk repertoire. Singer/songwriter, storyteller, activist, creative entrepreneur and...
Musical Road to Womex 2022 – Bia Ferreira

Musical Road to Womex 2022 – Bia Ferreira

And after one year, we are on the Road to Womex once again… Just as it happened in 2021, we have the pleasure to make the introductions and present to you some of the acts who will be enriching the nights of the World Music Expo. Throughout the upcoming weeks,...
Playlist: WOMEX 2022

Playlist: WOMEX 2022

The countdown has officially started… in two months’ time, the 2022 edition of Womex will get underway to spread the sounds, words and images of the world-music world throughout Lisbon. After a thoroughly successful experience in Porto last year, the Worldwide Music Expo is indeed going to be back to...
Musical Road to Womex – Womex Team Playlist

Musical Road to Womex – Womex Team Playlist

Our Musical Road to Womex brought us to Porto safe and sound. Throughout the last eight weeks, we travelled the world-music world far and wide to present you some of the acts that will be part of this year’s Official Showcase Selection performing in Porto in the upcoming days. But...
Musical Road to Womex – Kobo Town

Musical Road to Womex – Kobo Town

We’re almost there! In just two days’ time Womex will raise the curtain on its 2021 edition bringing welcoming the world-music world to Porto. All the programmes have been defined (you can find all of them HERE) and showcases announced… So, it was time to reach the end of our...
Musical Road to Womex – Echoes of Zoo

Musical Road to Womex – Echoes of Zoo

…and now off to Belgium with Echoes of Zoo! The Musical Road to Womex we started to follow little more than a month ago brings us to Brussels today.  In the Belgian capital, we meet the quartet founded by multi-instrumentalist and composer Nathan Daems. Together with Bart Vervaeck (guitarist), Lieven...
Musical Road to Womex  – Lucia de Carvalho

Musical Road to Womex  – Lucia de Carvalho

Our Musical Road to Womex brings us to Angola, via Portugal, France and Brazil. These are all the places that shaped Lucia de Carvalho‘s sound. The music of the singer/songwriter and dancer born in Luanda and grown up between Lisbon and a small Alsatian town, fully and rhythmically reflects her life following...
Musical Road to Womex – Aragaki Mutsumi

Musical Road to Womex – Aragaki Mutsumi

We have reached the third episode of our Musical Road to Womex and from Cuba and its grooviest funkero Cimafunk, we travel all the way to Japan for something completely different. On the island of Okinawa, we meet with a mesmerizing sanshin player, singer and composer, Aragaki Mutsumi. Little more than a...
Musical Road to Womex – Cimafunk

Musical Road to Womex – Cimafunk

The second stage of Musical Road to Womex, our new section introducing you to some of the protagonists of the showcases enriching Womex 2021’s programme, is a feast of funky and exciting vibes courtesy of the hottest act coming from the Cuban contemporary music scene.  Cimafunk, who’s ready to release...