2017 speed dating


Short but focused pre-planned meetings, known as speed dating, are a common part of international conferences like Womex or Babel Med and Crossroads presents this unique tool for the first time to it’s guests.

Musicians and band managers, who are trying to:
– offer your bands to international festivals;
– break into international media;
– take advice from foreign professionals
here is your chance to reach partners, exchange contacts. Short but focused pre-planned meetings, known as speed dating, are a common part of international meetings.

Please apply through this FORME to meet mentors from New York, Ostrava, Tel Aviv, Madrid, Toronto, Helsinki and Budapest. And if you are missing someone who should be invited next year, please submit your suggestions.

One consultation will last 15 minutes.

Registration is closed!

MENTORS AND SUGGESTED QUESTIONS

Miriam Rossius
(Germany)
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Rudolstadt Festival offers a wide variety of genres. How can I submit my band and how works the selection process?
– Besides professional bands Rudolstadt also has a street music program, how does this work?

Alexander Walter
(Germany)
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– How do I submit my band for Womex?
– How to use Womex for networking, even if my band wasn’t selected?
– How does Virtual Womex work?

Barak Weiss
(Israel)
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– Did you see our showcase? What we should improve?
– Do you think our music could be interesting for Israeli audiences and whom should we contact?

András Lelkes
(Hungary)
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Ritmo Festival and Fono Club are presenting traditional and world music. How can I submit my band for a concert?
– Which other venues or festivals in Hungary would you reccommend?

Bojan Djordjević
(Serbia)
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– You work for several festivals, can you recommend to whom we should submit our band?
– Would you like to play our album on your radio show?

Balázs Weyer
(Hungary)
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Ritmo Festival and Fono Club are presenting traditional and world music. How can I submit my band for a concert?
– Which other venues or festivals in Hungary would you reccommend?

Dubi Lenz
(Israel)
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– As a director of the Red Sea Jazz festival in Eilat you presented several bands from our region. Do you think my band has also a chance?
– And if not, whom else in Israel should I contact?

Jarmila Vlčková
(Slovakia)
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– We would like to tour Slovakia, which clubs or promoters do you recommend?

Martyna Markowska
(Poland)
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– We would like to tour Poland, which clubs or promoters do you recommend?
Katowice is home to many festivals of different genres, which one would be most suitable for my band?

Magdalena Müllerová
Marton Naray
Barbora Doležalová
(Czech Republic)
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– My band would like to work with Czech musicians, we can help them finding gigs in our country for exchange for our gigs in CZ. Can Czech Music Office offer any advice??

Peter Guschelbauer
(Austria)
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– You organize jazz concerts in Linz and work with jazz musicians from the neighbour countries, would you be interested in my band?
– Would you recommend contacts in other parts of Austria and partners working in other genres?

Milan Cimfe
(Czech Republic)
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– My band plans to record our first album, how should we prepare so we don’t waste the precious studio time?
– Where do I find training or instruction books for first steps in recording, both at home and professional studio?