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Ken Day

Director of Urkult Festival (Sweden)

Ken’s music career began in New York in 1978. He was a member of the Creative Music Studio. Working for this company allowed him to establish relationships with musicians from all over the globe. After completing his work at CMS Ken had the opportunity to return to Sweden, where he became a music producer. His first major project was working with Senegalese singer Hussam N Durom, which lasted more than 10 years. Since 1994, Ken Day has been the founder of D TOURS Agency, which organizes concert tours of various artists. 

In 1995, the was a start of URKULT FESTIVAL where Ken Day is still responsible for international development.  Ken has been a regular guest speaker at such international conferences and projects as Womex (World Music Expo), Without Borders in Bulgaria and RFoD in Sweden.

Ken Dei cooperates with World Music in Botkyrka (Sweden), WORLD.DK (Denmark) and Exposed Roots (Canada). Is a member of the Board of Directors Urkult, Danish Roots, RFoD and the grants Committee of the arts Council of Sweden.

Topic of the presentation “From CMS to Urkult-a short story of how I got here”.