Various locations and countries

The Worldwide Music Expo (WOMEX) is the largest trade fair for ethnic, traditional and folk music and, with its showcase festival, one of the most important international stepping stones for live acts. The annual event does not have a fixed venue, but has been held at different locations all over Europe since 1994.

WOMEX at a glance:
3’100 expert participants (2022) 
60 showcase acts on 8 stages (2022)

WOMEX 2023 – Register now! ⎪ 25–29 October, A Coruña (ES)

WOMEX, the largest international trade fair for global music, will be held in Spain from 25 to 29 October.

FONDATION SUISA and Pro Helvetia, in collaboration with artlink, are making the SWISS MUSIC umbrella stand available to the Swiss delegation at WOMEX. Join the Swiss stand at no extra cost and benefit from its many advantages.

Registration deadline: 20 October 2023


WOMEX 2022 – Review ⎪ 19–23 October, Lisbon (PT)

WOMEX and the European South – a succes story

The Worldwide Music Expo took place in Lisbon from 19 to 23 October 2022. More than 3,000 music professionals from all over the world met at the trade fair in the Altice Arena during the day and at the showcase concerts in the city center in the evening.


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