Budapest Ritmo Conference is the biggest world music forum in Central Europe. Actors in the scene discuss current trends and challenges from an international vantage point, with a marked Central European focus. This year panels deal with: organizing tours in Central and Eastern Europe and overseas; key players in the world music industry; working with agents; trends in music education; promoting bands from the Balkans. Budapest Ritmo Conference offers insight into the music industry, a great occasion for networking, getting to know the movers and shakers of world music and addressing current topics.
The conference sessions are in English.
Budapest Ritmo supports up and coming bands from the Central European region. On the 5th of October Hungarian and foreign bands selected by an international jury take the stage at Szimpla.