• Dates: 23 October 2013 - 27 October 2013
  • Location:  Cardiff
  • Link: Event website


Five days, around 60 music showcases, 1250 music companies from 100  countries, over 2500 delegates and over 300 national and international music journalists, makes WOMEX the largest and most important professional market of world music globally. Cardiff will dance to a broad range of music - innovative to traditional, acoustic to electronic - from some of the best musicians on the planet.

Venues around Cardiff

Focussed around two venues, the Motorpoint arena will host 2500 international world music delegates for a daytime conference then, by night, focus will turn to the Wales Millennium Centre and Oval Basin (Roald Dahl Plas), where WOMEX delegates will be joined by public audiences to roam around six stages and enjoy showcases of the best world music from around the globe.

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

WOMEX 13 Cardiff offers an opportunity for world music from Wales to receive international exposure on an unprecedented scale as the international world music industry comes to Wales. It is an event that will connect the sector in Wales with the wider UK and the world.

Find out more about WOMEX.