Putumayo Enters DVD 'World'

Putumayo World Music is stepping into the DVD market this June. Its first title, "Travel the World With Putumayo" (June 8), will feature 12 music videos and concert performances from world artists.

Putumayo World Music is stepping into the DVD market this June.

Its first title, "Travel the World With Putumayo" is due June 8, and will feature 12 music videos and concert performances from world artists including Czech singer Vera Bíla, Senegalese band Tukuleur, Egyptian artist Hisham Abbas and Brazilian musician Chico César. Each segment will include subtitles in English, Spanish, French and German.

The DVD will also feature biographies of each artist and a documentary about Putumayo World Music.

The project will be promoted through a direct-response television commercial, which will start running in mid-July. Putumayo will also be working with video channels to get airplay for segments from the DVD.
THE BILLBOARD BIZ
SUBSCRIBER EXPERIENCE

The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.com/business.


To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.