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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 – 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...
Musical Road to Womex: Al Bilali Soudan

Musical Road to Womex: Al Bilali Soudan

Our Musical Road to Womex section couldn’t debut in a more appropriate way than featuring and presenting you to a one-of-a-kind ensemble passionately and reverently bringing forward their century-old music tradition and spreading it “from the edge of the Sahara desert” to the world.  We are talking about the Malian...
Musical Road to WOMEX: Q&A with Alex Walter (August 2021)

Musical Road to WOMEX: Q&A with Alex Walter (August 2021)

Welcome to a new Rhythm Passport section that will keep you company till the 27th of October when WOMEX will raise the curtains on its 2021 edition. As it’s not too hard to imagine, the section is dedicated to the Expo itself. In the next 11 weeks, we will indeed...