12-15 April 2023, Budapest

Ben Mandelson

WOMEX - Piranha Arts

Founding Director


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Ben Mandelson (UK) is Founding Director of WOMEX [http://www.womex.com], and Supervisory Board member for the parent company Piranha Arts, based in Berlin, Germany. WOMEX is the world’s biggest professional music conference, tradefair and showcase for World, Roots, Folk, Traditional, Local and Diaspora music - an annual October-end Europe-based event. Ben is also an active musician, a leading freelance world music record producer, and was part of the key group of UK music professionals who launched the ‘world music’ genre.

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