11-13 April 2024, Budapest

Christine Semba

WOMEX - Piranha Arts

Head of WOMEX Academy - WOMEX Special Projects


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Consultant, curator and networker, for music and cultural industries. Since 2013, Christine is the head of WOMEX Special Projects, where she has contributed to the creation and development of events for music professionals, conventions and festivals on sebveral continents. And has developed / contributed to a broad range of international cooperation projects.
She is also created and leads the WOMEX Academy, an innovative capacity building and fellowship programme for music professionals.
She has also worked as a consultant/ trainer for internationalization of music and music events in Colombia, Senegal, Jamaica, Barbados, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan a.o.
Christine also serves as an expert for the EU and the UNESCO Creative Cities Network since 2013, and she is part of the executive team of the Fund for the Development of Music in Africa of the Roskilde Festival / Africa Express.
Previously, she worked as director of professional music network Zone Franche .

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  • Promoter
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