Juan Antonio Vázquez

  • Bachelor in Information Sciences, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • Master in Radio, RNE (Radio Nacional de España)
  • On the radio airwaves  since 1987
  • RNE contributor since 2008
  • In specialized press since 1991
  • In charge of the World Music and Flamenco sections at AudioClásica magazine (1997-2008)
  • Author of the Pequeña guía de los instrumentos del mundo del Mundo (Little Guide about the Instruments of the World), in collaboration with Fundéu
  • Compille and author of the liner notes of The Ultimate guide to Spanish folk (ARC Music)

Radio programs and highlighted collaborations on radio:

  • 1994 – 1998: Levando anclas (Efe Radio – Agencia Efe).
  • 2001 – 2009: Mapamundi (Radio Círculo, Radio Universidad de Guanajuato)
  • 2007 – 2015: Collaborations on Le monde est un village radio show (La Première, RTBF, Belgium)
  • 2008 – 2010: Collaborations on Travesías radio show (Radio Exterior – RNE)
  • 2009 – 2012: Mundofonías (Radio Exterior – RNE)
  • 2012 –——>: El palabrero, En concierto and Portugaleando (Radio 5 – RNE)
  • 2012 –——>: Mundofonías (currently on 46 radio stations in 17 countries)
  • 2016: Mil mundos (Radio Clásica – RNE)
  • 2018 –——>: Collaborations on Músicas del mundo radio show (Radio Nacional de Colombia)
  • 2018: La ruta de las especias (Radio Clásica – RNE)

Conferences, lectures, panel discussions… about world music:

  • Sharq Taronalari (Samarkand, Uzbekistan)
  • Festival de Música Visual Lanzarote (Canary Islands, Spain)
  • Czech Music Crossroads (Ostrava, Czech Republic)
  • ArtForum Without Borders (Balchik, Bulgaria)
  • Journey to Korean Music (Seoul, South Korea)
  • Jeonju Sori International Festival (Jeonju, South Korea)
  • Conservatories, high schools, cultural centers …

Co-creator and administator:

Member of the jury:

  • Transglobal World Music Chart (international)
  • Sori Frontier Award (South Korea)
  • Premios MIN de la Música Independiente (Spain)
  • Folk Spot Denmark (Denmark)
  • Premio Andrea Parodi (Italy)
  • WOMEX Label Awards (international, as member and administrator of the Transglobal World Music Chart)
  • Premio Audiciones (Fundación Canal, Spain)
  • fRoots Critics Poll Albums of the Year (UK)
  • Premio Leyenda del Flamenco (Spain, advisor)
  • Transglobal World Music Chart Festival Award (international, evaluator)
  • (Nominator for other international awards on a confidential basis)

Award:

  • Comunicando al Son 2016 (given by the festival Al Son de la Subbética, Spain)

Programmer / Program advisor:

  • Advisory Board for the Opening Ceremony of WOMEX 2017 (Katowice, Poland)
  • Festival Bons Sons (Portugal)
  • Mundofonías series (Café Teatro de Valdemoro, Madrid)
  • Escalamundos series (La Escalera de Jacob, Madrid)
  • Sábados de Músicas del Mundo -World Music Saturdays- (Sala Colonial, Madrid)