Budapest Ritmo Conference is the biggest world music forum in Central Europe. It’s mission is to connect artists, the audience and professionals, ask relevant questions and stay ahead of industry trends. Panels on the 4th and 5th of October will discuss MOST – a comprehensive development project of the world music market in the Balkans, the music strategy of European Capitals of Culture and opportunities of cooperation among European institutions representing the Roma. Topics such as creativity in music education; the EU’s programme supporting the music industry; and the contemporary folk and world music scene of Budapest Ritmo’s guest country in 2019: Poland, will also be discussed. Take the opportunity to mingle with the movers and shakers of world music, have your say on recent issues or get down to business with international colleagues.
Conference sessions are held in English. The venue of Budapest Ritmo Conference is Akvárium Klub, “Aranyhall”.
The conference is preceded by a showcase event held at Szimpla. Budapest Ritmo supports up and coming bands from the Central European region. On the 3rd of October Hungarian and foreign bands selected by an international jury take the stage at iconic ruinbar Szimpla.
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