Ben Mandelson is a leading freelance world music record producer, musician and one of those UK music professionals who launched the current ‘world music’ genre. Founding Director/boardmember of the premier worldmusic tradefair WOMEX [http://www.womex.com]
WOMEX [http://www.womex.com] is the world’s biggest professional music Conference, Trade Fair and Showcase for World, Roots, Folk, Ethnic, Traditional, Local and Diaspora music. It is a Europe-based event which runs through the last October weekend of every year.
WOMEX regularly welcomes 2,250 delegates and 1,260 companies from 90 countries, 600 exhibiting companies at 250 stands, plus 61 Showcase acts from over 40 countries on 7 stages, numerous Conference and network Sessions and Film Screenings.
The 20th edition of WOMEX has just taken place in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain. But you can come to our 21st WOMEX edition which will be in Budapest,
Hungary from Wednesday, 21 to Sunday, 25 October 2015. See you there!!