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New member!

We have a new member on board: the wonderfull Manifiësta in Bredene, Belgium.

This festival is going to celebrate its 5th edition in September 2014.

As the name indicates the festival has a very specific approach. It gathers all progressive powers and voices for alternatives. It is co-organised and funded by NGO's working for solidarity and equallity. Besides a musical programm that focuses on socially inspired artists, they have an interesting programm of international debates, movies, book fair, … The festival gathers almost 10.000 people from all layers of society.

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Program International Gipsy Festival 2014

International Gipsy Festival 2014 will be on 24th and 25th of May.
During this weekend all kinds of gypsy bands perform at the Interpolistuin in Tilburg.
Once again, both days will be filled with musical surprises, special combinations and challenging projects.

Artists performing this year include: Hoppah (Netherlands), Tadderak (Netherlands), Karandila Junior (Bulgaria), Trikosis (Italie/Spain/Netherlands), Braasaholic (Belgium), Raromski (Netherlands), Balkan Trafik Orkestra (Macedonia/Bulgaria/Romania), Ot Azoj & Guest (Netherlands), Juan de Lerida & Romengo (Spain/Hungary), Tcha Limberger & Sirin Quartet (Russia/Romania), Marian Badoi Trio (Romania/France), Alexandra & Romska Stars (France/Romania), Fanfare Cioc─ârlia (Romania),...

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Coming up: Kriol Jazz Festival

Kriol Jazz Festival will make the streets of the Cape Verdean capital resonate again from April 10th to the 12nd 2014. After giving tribute to Horace Silver, Code di Dona, Cesaria Evora and Manuel Clarinete, it is Morgadinho who will be honoured this time.  

Artists performing this year include: MAYA/TCHEKA (Reunião / Cabo Verde), CESARIA EVORA ORCHESTRA (Cabo Verde), CARLOS MENDES/CANDIDA ROSE (Cabo Verde), HABIB KOITE (Mali), ISMAEL LO (Senegal), KENNY GARRET (USA) and CHICO CESAR (Brasil).

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Good news! The KAMS-EFWMF Grant has been continued for 2014!
KAMS-EFWMF Tour Grant supports international touring of Korean traditional performing arts groups. The grant is presented by Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS) and co-organized by European Forum of Worldwide Music Festival (EFWMF) since 2010 under the auspices of the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Previous years amazing artists like Dulsori, The Gwangdae, Be-Being, Ahn Sook-Sun, Coreyah and Sooeun Kwak came to visit Europe and played at different festivals.

This year we get the chance to explore more of this Korean traditional performing arts groups.
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Australian World Music Expo Artist Showcase Submissions are open for 2014

All artists wanting to showcase at AWME are invited to do so now!

Awme has quickly established itself as the prime Showcase festival in Australia, and is your ideal gateway into the Australasian region. Now wonder AWME is a EFWMF member.

All information on submissions can be found at