Balázs WEYER is an ethnomusicologist and programming director of Hangvető. He is curating Budapest Ritmo festival and PONT Festival. He is a WOMEX Samurai (2014, 2020) and a member of the World Music Charts Europe jury.
He is the lead expert of Creative Europe project MOST and is representing the city of Veszprem in the UNESCO Cities of Music network.
He is also a producer and music consultant of movie and TV soundtracks, a music journalist and the chairman of Music Hungary, the music industry association of his homeland.
He is a European Capitals of Culture consultant for cities on cultural development projects.