Call for Applications: World Music Expo (WOMEX) and Australasian World Music Expo (AWME)

June 8th 2010
Creative New Zealand, in association with the New Zealand Music Commission, is calling for applications for the following opportunities:
Monday, 31 May 2010

Creative New Zealand, in association with the New Zealand Music Commission, is calling for applications for the following opportunities:

• Managers and self-managed artists can attend WOMEX and/or AWME as a delegate
• Musicians and bands can apply to perform a showcase at AWME
• Musicians and bands can apply to have a track included on a promotional compilation CD of New Zealand music

WOMEX
The World Music Expo (WOMEX) 2010 (www.womex.com and www.nzatwomex.com) will be held from 27 - 31 October in Copenhagen. The Expo is the biggest international world music event. In 15 years, WOMEX has grown from 200 to 2700 delegates.

AWME
The Australasian World Music Expo will be held from 18 - 21 November in Melbourne. The Expo is attended by hundreds of international delegates and artists for four days of showcases, discussion panels and events by artists from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.

WHO CAN APPLY
International-level New Zealand musicians and bands and their managers who produce world-class, distinctively New Zealand music that fits the world music market.

HOW TO APPLY
To apply, you need to fill out the relevant application form and attach all the relevant documentation and materials.

AWME SHOWCASE application form

CD application form

Delegate application form


The application deadline is 5pm, 11 June 2010. Completed applications should be sent to international@creativenz.govt.nz.

CONTACT
For any questions please contact Gemma Peacocke, International Adviser, on gemma.peacocke@creativenz.govt.nz.

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