Cuba Present in Oporto Interntional Womex Music Fair
The outstanding Cuban artists Eme Alfonso, Cimafunk and the excellent Tresera Yarima Blanco will be present at the stand of the largest of the Antilles in the International Music Fair, WOMEX (Worldwide Music Expo) to be carried out from October 27 to 31 in the Portuguese City of Oporto.
According to information from the Music Recordings and Editions Company (EGREM), the artists who will represent the island were chosen by their stylistic diversity, ability to combine different audiences and their representative character of the most popular scene, since they range from the most traditional to the so-called music of the world.
During the days of the fair, in addition to the possibility of showing Cuban music, the Caribbean Delegation will have the possibility of developing strategic alliances on communication and exports, with institutions such as UNESCO and its transcultural project.
This important meeting, which has been developed since 1994 in different cities of Europe, will have the participation of representatives of more than 700 companies in the sector, which may show the best of music from their respective countries.
WOMEX is an international project for support and development of the world based in Berlin, whose main event is an exhibition that is done annually, and also includes a commercial fair, showcases, conferences, films projections, networking and prize sessions.