AND THE FESTIVAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMME WINNERS ARE…
We are happy to announce the good news that our jury has finally selected the 20 festivals which will be part of the MOST Festival Exchange Programme.
The jury consists: Hilde Bjørkum, co-founder, former artistic and managing director of Førde Traditional and World Music Festival, vice president of Norway Festivals; Tim Gubel, manager of Fusion Embassy, a well-known music agency in Bulgaria and partner in MOST and Balázs Weyer, Programme Director of MOST and Hangvető, consortium lead of MOST.
Important aspects of the selection were among others the motivation of the applicant, the track record and growth potential of the festival, but the geographical diversity as well.
Congratulations to all the festivals, see the list here:
FESTIVALS FROM THE BALKANS
- D Festival, Dojran, North Macedonia
- Etnofest, Palić and Subotica, Serbia
- Jazz Factory Festival, Bitola, North Macedonia
- Kamičak Etno Festival, Sinj, Croatia
- Kosova Brass Festival, Prishtina, Kosovo
- Méra World Music Festival, Méra, Baciu/Kisbács, Cluj/Kolozs County, Romania
- Outernational Days, Bucharest, Romania
- Vrelo zvuka, Zagreb, Croatia
- World Music Fest Zeman, Novi Pazar, Serbia
- World Music Festival “Todo Mundo”, Belgrade, Serbia
FESTIVALS FROM THE REST OF EUROPE
- “Heritage” World Music Festival, Szolnok, Hungary
- Adriatico Mediterraneo, Ancona, Italy
- Etnosoi! Festival, Helsinki, Finland
- Fengaros Festival, Kato Drys village, Larnaca, Cyprus
- Fira Mediterrània of Manresa, Manresa, Catalonia – Spain
- Glatt&Verkehrt, Krems, Austria
- Mikolajki Folkowe, Lublin, Poland
- Musicastrada Festival, Tuscany, Italy
- Pannonica Festival, Barcice, Poland
- Valley of Arts (Művészetek Völgye), Kapolcs, Hungary
2020. 03. 13.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION RE. THE COVID-19 SITUATION
In view of the current international situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) we would like to clarify that all the programmes that are part of MOST’s four-year project will still be going ahead, and applications are still open.read more
2020. 05. 19.
ALL CALLS ARE NOW CLOSED
The application for our MOST calls is closed now. We received more than 200 applications from all over the Balkans – with beautiful music and great ideas! Thank you for applying to our programmes. As you might suspect, some program elements (such as management training in September or training course at WOMEX) are greatly affected […]read more
2020. 05. 14.
MOST MUSIC TALKS
Lockdown? Shutdown? How can we, music industry people in the Balkans and beyond mitigate the effects of this unprecedented crisis? We are launching MOST Music Talks to keep you updated and help us keep the faith. Each discussion will be themed, with a couple of guest speakers and our moderators Balázs Weyer and Dejan Vujinović […]read more
2020. 05. 13.
BEST PRACTICES FOR URBAN CALLS
The Pilot for Urban Policy call is still open for ideas for boosting the music in your cities. The calls are meant for tandems: pairs of urban creatives and policy makers. In the first phase now urban creatives (individuals) can apply for the call. Deadline is 17 May – you can still send your application […]read more