New!! EFWMF logo for a year! 

The European Forum of Worldwide Music Festivals is celebrating!
The EFWMF is celebrating a network sharing the vision that the world is a patchwork of a multitude of local traditions and music, each different in expression and content yet equal in value.
The EFWMF is celebrating 20 years of worldwide music, international collaborations and fantastic concerts.
The EFWMF is celebrating that another 20 years lie ahead of us.

For 1 year only we want a vibrant looking logo – slightly based on the existing one (read: recognisable) – with a hint to the future.

Subject: ‘1 year-logo EFWMF’

What can you win?

- 500euro price money

- free backstage tickets for you and a friend to 2 EFWMF-festivals of your choice between October 2010 and October 2011

- front cover of our print communication (a booklet of around 5000 copies) distributed at tradefairs worldwide and at 40 world music festivals in Europe.

- your logo on the EFWMF website (All extra info on the winning design will be placed on the website)

Deadline: 1 March 2010  

click here for the existing logo  


(All proposals will be judged by the EFWMF 20years-celebration committee)


21ste edition MMVV2009

Vic Live Music Market (Mercat Musica Viva de Vic) showcases a highly international event this year, featuring co-productions and collaborations with different agents from the sector.

Some ninety performances, which include 20 new releases, comprise an event that unites all styles on the contemporary music scene.

Artistic director Lluís Puig puts together a program that has close connections with other festivals and events, on a national and international scale. The festival arena, information sessions, music features, concerts and “Off Mercat” listings (concerts not featured in the official program) attract international acclaim to this professional event.

From the 16th until the 20th of September, Vic Live Music Market (Mercat Musica Viva de Vic) MMVV 2009 plans a line up that features some 100 concerts; 100,000 spectators, over a 1,000 professionals and 100 specialised journalists. 

This year, a range of co-productions will go on stage from other major events, such as the World Sacred Music Festival of Girona (Festival de Músicas Religiosas de Girona); Barcelona Musical Action - BAM (Barcelona Acció Musical), which forms part of the Mercè festival in Barcelona; the South Pyrenees Festival (Pirineos Sur Festival); the Boulevard Festival in Morocco; the Babel Med Music in France and the Meeting delle Etichette Independenti in Italy, amongst others. 

More info:


Babel Med 2010 - 5th edition - calling all artists


This year, Babel Med Music will take place from 25th to 27th of March 2010.

A call for proposals is launched to all groups of the area, the Mediterranean and the world performing world music.
The 30 selected groups will perform a showcase on one of the stages of the Dock des Suds, in Marseille, in front of hundreds of professionals from the global music scene and a large public.

Any artists wishing to be considered by the selection committee can complete the application form NOW!!


All candidates should send in:
1. a filled in application form (can be downloaded in PDF on the website)
2. 2 CDs of the artist or band (demo is accepted)
4. A pressfile (bio, photo…)
5. A technical rider

More info: +33 (0)4 91 99 00 00

download application form


World Cultures in Ireland 

DLR Festival of World Cultures
29 & 30 August 2009
Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Immersed in folk, traditional, eclectic, tribal, digital and the experimental, the dlrFestival of World Cultures presents a kaleidoscopic programme of concerts & club nights, fairs & markets, performances, street events, workshops and so much more. Ireland’s first Global Carnival!!

The Festival is committed to presenting a series of world music concerts that can be experienced by all in a unique and intimate local setting while also offering a ‘passport to the world’ programme of events, many of which are free to all.
Staged throughout the historic port town of Dún Laoghaire, the dlr Festival of World Cultures is an annual international arts festival celebrating cultural diversity. Through a policy of partnership and participation the Festival undertakes to focus on developing new community audiences, and to provide accessible performances and activities for all ages.
The Festival is held in late August, coinciding with the UK bank holiday weekend.



Sfinks Mixed 2009

Global fiësta for people of all ages - various artists take a fresh look on what's happening in today's world.

On friday 24 July at 4 p.m. we kick off a long weekend of passionate music, whirling dance and documentary movies with exciting Balkan Beats.

Come and discover a colourful festivalwith world food, exotic cocktail-bars, a kidz village and a world cultures market featuring NGO's. Sfinks mixed.


24 - 25 and 26 July 2009

Molenveld - 2530 Boechout - Belgium

Info and Tickets:

+32 3 455 69 44