Welcome to our August newsletter. During these days Sherezade is enjoying holidays and Araceli is having some office work between tour and tour. Wherever you are, we hope you’ll find it useful. And if you have any suggestion of contents for next editions, let us know. Thanks for your attention.
Araceli Tzigane & Sherezade Álvarez – firstname.lastname@example.org +34 676 30 28 82
Summary: new radio show focused on Oriental music | grants for Spanish artists´ logistic expenses by AC/E | Bratislava World Music Festival | Womex Guide Rate deadline
LA RUTA DE LAS ESPECIAS, NEW RADIO SHOW ON SPAIN’S NATIONAL RADIO
Juan Antonio Vázquez, from Mundofonías team, is producing this new radio show on RNE – Radio Clásica, during the Summer.
If you are an artist, producer, disseminator or just interested in music from the many orients, like Arab and North African, the Turkish, the Persian, the Central Asian, the Indian subcontinent´s, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Southeast Asian… take a listen. You can get in touch with Juan Antonio at this email.
Picture: Juan Antonio Vázquez at Spain’s national radio archive
ACCIÓN CULTURAL ESPAÑOLA (AC/E) PERIOD TO REQUEST GRANTS WILL TAKE PLACE IN SEPTEMBER
By the PICE grants, AC/E supports finantially the logistic expenses to the institutions and festivals that want to have a Spanish artist in their program.
This period applies for the events that will take place in the first half of the following year. In March, AC/E opens a new period, for the events taking place on the 2nd half. Check the conditions at their website.
And remember that it can be requested for Mapamundi Música’s Spanish artists El Naán and Vigüela. Feel free to request more info. We have collaborated with some festivals to get the support with success.
Picture: Mari Nieto, from Vigüela. By Pedro Mari Martín
BRATISLAVA WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL, FROM 13RD TO 16TH OF SEPTEMBER
The 3rd edition of the festival offers a showcase session of Slovak bands, a conference and a workshop of flamenco guitar.
And, apart of the aforementioned, the festival includes concerts by artists from Slovakia, Chile, Ghana, Israel, Spain, Greece, Serbia, Hungary, Austria and Great Britain. The festival will also host the annual meeting of the EFWMF so many of the directors of the associated festivals will attend as delegates. Check the list here and let Araceli know if you go, as she will be there.
Picture: cover of Bratislava World Music Festival at Facebook
GUIDE RATE AT WOMEX DEADLINE: 17TH OF AUGUST
Until next Friday you can still get discounts and, more important, be included in the printed guide.
You can check the current prices and register at their website. After day 17th the price gets more expensive and it won´t include the presence of delegates and companies on the printed guide.
Picture: cover of Womex page at Facebook
MEET US AT…
As mentioned above, at Bratislava World Music Festival (Slovakia). After that, we’ll be very busy preparing ourselves for Fira Mediterrània and Womex, where we have showcases of artists of ours: Janusz Prusinowski Trio with Manu Sabaté and Gulaza, respectively.
Mapamundi Música is an agency of management and booking. Check our proposals at our website. We also support our mission through our Mundofonías radio show, probably the leader about world music in Spanish language (on 46 stations in 17 countries), and theTransglobal World Music Chart with our partner Ángel Romero from WorldMusicCentral.com.