Bashkir Cultural Center of Moscow will be presented at World Music Expo in Finland
UFA, 21 October 2019. /Bashinform News Agency, Leila Aralbaeva/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
The Bashkir cultural center of Moscow will be presented at the World Music Expo (WOMEX) in Tampere (Finland) on October 23-27.
WOMEX is one of the most significant events in the ethnic music industry in Europe. An international project to support and develop global ethnic music is based in Berlin. Every year since 1990, various expositions of the project have been held in various places in Europe, which include a fair, conferences, a film production market, network sessions, and awards.
A stand dedicated to the World Folkloriade 2020, the Bashkir Cultural Center of Moscow, the International Musafir Ethnic Forum, and the Heart of Eurasia International Festival will be presented at WOMEX.
“We have been trying to get to this unique event of the ethnic music world for four years now. This year, due to the support of the Ministry of Culture of Bashkortostan, we succeed, ”said the initiator of the Bashkir delegation trip, producer of the Zaman group and chairman of the Bashkir cultural center of Moscow Radmir Muftakhin. “The Republic of Bashkortostan received the right to host the largest international festival of traditional culture, the World Folkloriada 2020. The presence of the ethnic culture of our republic at events such as WOMEX helps to popularize the upcoming event, attract attention to Bashkir ethnic music abroad, strengthen ties with producers, managers in the ethnic music industry, and organizers of ethnic music festivals in Europe and the world. ”