World of Music Awards 2009

Posted by:  We Are Listening


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We Are Listening has formed an expert panel of judges specializing in World music for the one and only music contest dedicated to this genre.

The World of Music Awards is your exclusive opportunity to get your music in front of music industry professionals and to win an all-inclusive trip to WOMEX, the largest and most important World music fair of its kind.

Each artist will be asked to upload a song that will be evaluated by the judges. The contest winner will join World music guru, Dubi Lenz, and a host of other WOMEX delegates in Copenhagen, Denmark for a weekend of networking, music promotion and career development.

The Grand Prize Winner will also receive:

1. Exclusive We Are Listening presentation and/or performance to WOMEX delegates

2. Introductions and scheduled meetings with the members of the European Forum of Worldwide Music Festivals (EFWMF), the association which represents the artistic directors of 50 World music festivals in Europe.

3. Personal escort by a We Are Listening associate and World music specialist

4. Free entry and registration for WOMEX ($300 value!)

5. $1000 toward travel and accommodation expenses

Additionally, Songlines, the leading World music publication, will provide the winner and nine finalists with a free, one year subscription to its magazine ($60 value!).

Judges include:

  • Ann MacKeigan

  • Ben Mandelson

  • Albert Reguant

  • Helmut Bürgel

  • Juana Burillo

  • Petr Doruzka

  • Marie-José Justamond

  • Dubi Lenz

  • Erwin Schellekens

  • Benjamim Taubkin

  • Christine Semba

For more information about the judges, please visit the We Are Listening website.

Now is the time to take part in the most culturally diverse, multi-lingual music event in the world!

Other Opportunities by We Are Listening:

Breaking the Band

The Singer/Songwriter Awards

Lyric Writer Awards