Showcase

CALL FOR ARTIST TO APPLY FOR THE
BUDAPEST RITMO WORLD MUSIC SHOWCASE SECTION

About Budapest Ritmo
Budapest Ritmo is one of the biggest world music events in Central Eastern Europe connecting music lovers, artists and world music industry professionals. Organized since 2016, Budapest Ritmo is a dynamically growing festival with a special regional focus.

The Showcase
The showcase day is the flagship event of Budapest Ritmo, featuring 6 regional bands or artists who are selected by an international jury. Related networking events provide ample opportunity to get new fans, professional feedback and even bookings for future shows. The event venue, Szimpla Kert is an emblematic and popular Budapest ruin pub, beloved by Hungarians and tourists alike. Please find a video of Budapest Ritmo Showcase 2019 under this link.

Who can apply?

  • Regional bands (V4 countries, Western-Balkan countries, Eastern Partnership, Baltics, Hungary’s neighbours)
  • World music bands
  • Ritmo welcomes artists focuses on international market

Boost Your Career!
What the Budapest Ritmo Showcase has to offer:

  • Festival pass with access to all shows & conference panels,
  • Exposure and feedback from a pool of selected professionals and experts,
  • Booking opportunities,
  • Networking: both the Budapest Ritmo Conference, our Speed Dating event, and the Networking event connected to the showcase concerts give plenty of space for meaningful connections,
  • Introduction to the Budapest world music audience,
  • Media exposure through the Budapest Ritmo communication campaign,
  • Board and accommodation for foreign artists,

Optional funds to cover travel costs (not insured at the time of the call).

Before you apply

  • Make sure you are available on the 7th of April.
  • Plan to attend the related networking events, happening on the same day.
  • Have enough material ready to perform at the showcase concert (roughly 40 minutes).

To apply please fill out this form

APPLICATION FORM

Application deadline: 7th January, 2022 by midnight!
More information: anna.fazekas@hangveto.hu