Folk Getxo BBK 2015 – XXXI Festival Internacional de Folklore

The 31th international folklore festival of Getxo is going on until september 6th!
Big stars form the worldmusic scene meet in Getxo.
As usual, the festival offers music from different cultures, open to different cultures. Artists as Estrella Morente, Gwendal, Goran Bregovic and Oskorri, will find their way to their audience.

Discover the full program here!


Esperanzah in Belgium

Esperanzah Festival at the Floreffe Abbey
Music festival offering an original line up. Great discoveries and instant favourites guaranteed at the Floreffe Abbey from 31/07 to 02/08. The Floreffe Abbey and thousands of festival goers will experience the rhythm of unifying and sundrenched energy of Esperanzah! Four days of festival lead by hope and joy from authentic acts, a children's area, and much more... In short, a unique universe that shows that another world does exits.



Sfinks Mixed 40th edition!

The four day free festival Sfinks Mixed in Boechout, Belgium will present its 40th edition this summer. The festival is known for its unique and adventurous musical offer and festive side programme, building bridges between different cultures. Since 1975 Sfinks has been programming artists from all over the world. Visitors discovered stars like Khaled (Algeria), Youssou N’Dour (Senegal), Mory Kanté (Guinea) and Cesária Évora (Cape Verde). After the first successful free editions the past  years, the festival is free again in 2015.

With a combination of acts from all over the world as well as local acts, an extensive children’s programme and an exciting side programme, the four day festival has something there for everybody: the young and the old, young families and adventurous music lovers. This year, there’s a focus on the children’s programme, and extensive DJ programme and durability due to a well sorted waste policy.

Spread out over four stages, Sfinks Mixed 2015 features artists such as Cheikh Lô (Senegal), 
Mashrou Leila (Libanon),  Bunny Wailer (Jamaica) ,  Bossa Negra (Brasil)  and also  Belgian artists  Bart Peeters, Slongs Dievanongs, NoMoBs, and Jan Leyers…



Pirineos Sur, a meeting point

23 years ago the Diputación de Huesca launched the Festival Pirineos Sur. A meeting point between continents, cultures and sounds, which already during its first years has become the national benchmark in its genre before  pain speaks of multiculturalism or globalization.

It is also a future challenge to strengthen cultural tourism in the province of Huesca and more specifically in the regions of the Valle de Tena and the Serrablo. Two decades later, it retains the philosophy of his birth. The International Festival of Cultures Pirineos Sur musically travels the whole world. Music and culture from five continents and monographic editions devoted to creators from various countries, regions and musical movements.



Glatt & Verkehrt

The 19th issue of the renowned Krems music festival takes place in July 2015—as usual, in close cooperation with Radio Ö1—in the cultural world heritage of the Wachau region to take its visitors on a musical voyage of exploration around the globe. Every year, Glatt&Verkehrt defines the phenomenon of world music all over again: from originaltraditional to contemporary music, from world premieres to unorthodox artistic encounters and exciting new projects. The featured artists from (almost) all over the world have one particular thing in common: their involvement with their own musical roots, be they traditional folk music, jazz, classical music, or the avant-garde.

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