12-15 april 2023, Budapest

Budapest
Ritmo Showcase powered by UPBEAT
2023

ALL FOR ARTISTS TO APPLY FOR THE BUDAPEST RITMO WORLD MUSIC SHOWCASE SECTION

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.

Budapest is Ritmo is a member of Upbeat, the European showcase platform for world music – our showcase day is supported and powered by UPBEAT.

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).
Who can apply?
  • Regional bands (V4 countries, Western-Balkan countries, Eastern Partnership, Baltics, Hungary’s neighbours)
  • World music bands
  • Ritmo welcomes artists focusing on the international market
Before you apply
  • Make sure you are available on the 13th -14th of April.
  • Plan to attend the related networking events, happening on the same days.
  • Have enough material ready to perform at the showcase concert (roughly 40 minutes).

Apply now

Application deadline:
21st December, 2022 by midnight!

More information: marton.sutheo@hangveto.hu