If you are an international journalist please take a look to the Press section at WOMEX site.
If you are a Galician/Spanish journalist, you can find more information here:


International Press Contact:
Paul Bräuer
Director of Communications Piranha Arts / WOMEX

Press contact
Rocio Castro
Nordesía Produccións (local partner)

Free entrance to WOMEX 16 is reserved for a limited number of local press. For information on press accreditation for Galician and Spanish media professionals, please email You can apply for accreditation until the 17th of October.

Media downloads
You can download photographs, videos, press releases and further information, focused on the Galician / Spanish topics and artists here: WOMEX 16 Santiago de Compostela.

Media equipment
You can use our Media Lounge, the Interview Rooms and also the Radio Studio:

Radio Studio
The WOMEX Radio Studio is equipped for both live broadcast and pre-recording. Provided by Radio Galega in cooperation with EURORADIO of the EBU (European Broadcasting Union), you can apply to use it. Ask us to book it!

Interview Rooms
If you are in need of a quiet spot to conduct interviews during WOMEX 16, a number interview rooms will be available to book at Cidade da Cultura. We would also be happy to provide you the contact details of any showcase artist and their representatives, conference speaker or film presenter you may need.


Recording at WOMEX

Audio/Audiovisual Recording Permissions
If you would like to make audio/audio-visual recordings of any of the WOMEX Showcases, you need a special agreement from WOMEX – contact us and we will send you one. Once it has been signed, you will receive a sticker for your badge, which authorises you to use a recording device during a particular performance.
Please note: there are specific recording restrictions placed on some of the Showcase concerts. Please contact us for more information.

Recording the Trade Fair, Conference and Delegates
All delegates are free to create recordings or photographs of the general WOMEX atmosphere (e.g. in the Trade Fair Hall) without a special agreement from WOMEX.
Those interested in audio-taping/filming a Conference Session, Networking Meeting, etc., please contact the speaker(s) beforehand to obtain their individual permission.