Laura Camacho Salgado
Head of international program / Oslo World (Norway)
Laura Camacho Salgado (born in Colombia based in Oslo) is the Head of international program at Oslo World. She is co-creator of initiatives like Map the World and the Utopian Manifesto. Since 2016 she has curated the day-program of the festival around themes like: Movement, Forbidden Songs, Freedom, Utopia, among others. With the goal of underlining the importance of cultural institutions and artists in fighting for freedom of expression, freedom of speech and gender equality. Oslo World is one of Europe’s leading venue festivals, presenting a global outlook on today’s music scene, with a special focus on music from Africa, Latin-America, Asia and the Middle East. During the year, The Foundation Oslo World has different events, such as VårtNabolag (Our Neighbourhood), a festival arranged in refugee centers, the Children’s Art Exploration Day, which is arranged in multiple municipalities in Norway, among others.