9.30 Zlata Holušová, Petr Dorůžka – Czech and Moravian styles on the European map
10.00 Jiří Plocek – East European family of styles
10.20 Aleš Opekar – Rock and Alternative
10.40 Petr Ostrouchov – The brave new jazz generation
11.00 Josef Ostřanský – Czech alternative scene, music from Brno
11.20 Keith Jones – Punk rock and underground movements in former Czechoslovakia in global context
11.40–13.00 volné diskuse, prohlídky stánků, oběd
13.00–14.00 panel topic The hidden spell of East/Central Europe
- After Gypsy Fiddlers and Balkan Brass Bands, What Else Does the East Offer to Western Ears? Share with Us Your Secret Discoveries.
- Ben Mandelson
- Grit Friedrich
- Adrew Croshaw
- Bożena Szota
- Ken Hunt
14.10–15.10 panel topic Musicians in the Hard Times of Austerity
- a) While arts funding is shrinking, it doesn't stop the creativity.
- b) Poland and Ukraine: an uncharted territory and huge market. The roads are rough and bumpy, but audiences passionate and open for new things.
- c) In 2015, Womex breaks through the former Iron Curtain to Budapest, what's behind the Hungarian success story?
- Karin Ostřanská
- Petr Ostrouchov
- Marta Dobosz
- András Lelkes
15.10–15.30 discussion, exhibition area
16.00–16.45 transfer to the showcase venue (or hotel)
17.00–01.00 showcase Club Cooltour and Marley