WOMEX 2021, the World Music Expo, which takes to Porto between 27th and 31st October, is one of the most relevant music support and development projects in the global music scene. The event will introduce thousands of music makers and music lovers from over 90 countries, in the Invicta.
Some of the confirmed national artists and bands are Vitorino, Miroca Paris, the duo Lina_Raül Refree and O Gajo, and the Palco Lusofónica also welcomes the Brazilian work by Ayom and Lucas Santtana, the French Lucia de Carvalho, the Sapnish Tanxugueiras and, from Guinea Bissau, the Bandé-Gamboa.
The World Music Expo is scheduled to happen in Porto, at Porto Customs, from 27th to 31st October, which will be held in several venues in the city that, in turn, will host conferences, a fair, concerts, film projections and ceremonies.
Porto will play host to WOMEX Festival in October 2021, and it will make its absolute debut in Portugal, in the city of Porto, gathering thousands of music lovers and music makers in the Invicta, from over 90 countries.
The highlight of the event is at Porto Customs, which is to host a set of conferences by representatives of the musical sector. Other venues are Casa da Música, Teatro Rivoli, Coliseu do Porto, Teatro Nacional de São João, Teatro Sá da Bandeira, Hard Club, Cinema Passos Manuel and the Praça de D. João V, as well.
WOMEX 2021 is produced by Piranha Arts, jointly with AMG Music and relies on the support by Porto City hall, via the municipal company Ágora. This event represents an investment of circa 1.7 million euros, of which 620 thousand euros were granted by Porto City Hall.
Tickets that grant access to all five days activities and also one year access to the WOMEX virtual space are already available for purchase.