Global Discoveries 2005 – Call for emerging World Music Artists + Showcase

a great opportunity for emerging World Musci Artists to be discovered
and receive valuable development information – Check out:

Global Discoveries 2005

Call for World Music Artists:
Showcase &
Commercial Drive Festival
Info: 604-684-5535

World Rhythms
, in association with Britannia Community Services Centre,
is seeking emerging and undiscovered world music artists based in
British Columbia to perform at a Showcase event on April 29, 30 &
May 1, 2005. We will also be offering free Professional Development
workshops related to the World Music industry with special guest
presenters.  More Established World Music groups can apply to the
Global Discoveries Festival on Commercial Drive.

Application deadlines:
Showcase: March 4, 2005
Festival: March 11, 2005
Auditions for Showcase: March 18-20
Workshops and Public Showcase Performance
: April 29, 30, & May 1

The Global Discoveries Showcase will:
> Provide unknown professional artists from diverse cultural communities
the opportunity to reach producers of cultural events
> Provide an opportunity for emerging artists to network with established professionals in the world music community

Spotlight Showcases
year, in addition to our regular showcase presentations,Global
Discoveries will include 2 new spotlight showcases.  These showcases
will feature vibrant trends in world music today:

> Latin Music – traditional expressions and contemporary dance music
> Electronica – Worldbeat Fusion: DJ's collaborating with world music artists.

These 2 Showcases will be part of the Global Discoveries Festival on Commercial Drive.

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