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Amsterdam Dance Event completes program

27 September 2018

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s largest club festival and business conference for electronic music, has finalised its program. Between the 17th and the 21st of October 2,500 artists and 600 speakers will be onstage in Amsterdam. The organisers expect to welcome over 400,000 visitors from over 100 countries for the 23rd edition. Among…

Amsterdam Dance Event announces second wave of artists

30 August 2018

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s largest festival and the most important global business conference for electronic music, announced its second selection of artists today. Among them are Amelie Lens (BE), Axwell /\ Ingrosso (SE), Broederliefde (NL), CIFIKA (KR), Kiasmos (IS), Oliver Heldens (NL), Ricardo Villalobos (CL) and Sasha (UK). With seven weeks left…

Mariana Sanchotene new director Amsterdam Dance Event

17 August 2018

As of 1 October, Mariana Sanchotene will be the new Director of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) foundation. She succeeds Richard Zijlma, who, together with Buma Cultuur director Frank Helmink, is still responsible for the upcoming edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event. Sanchotene’s appointment coincides with the foundation’s transition into an independent foundation. The Amsterdam…

Successful 12th edition of inJazz with over 300 networking sessions and 40 (inter)national bands

29 June 2018

inJazz served as the official prelude to North Sea Round Town and two weeks of jazz in Rotterdam on 28 and 29 June. During the conference, (inter)national jazz professionals enjoyed high profile panels and presentations. The winner of the Buma Boy Edgar Prize 2018 was announced at the end of the conference: pianist and composer…

Amsterdam Dance Event announces first confirmed artists

28 June 2018

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s largest festival and business conference for electronic music, today announced the first selection of artists for 2017. Among them are Bonobo, Charlotte de Witte, Colin Benders, GAIA, Jeff Mills, Laurent Garnier, Martin Garrix, Nina Kraviz, Orbital, Peggy Gou and Richie Hawtin. The organisers expect to welcome a record…

Complete inJazz conference programme now online!

1 June 2018

‘Gender & Jazz’, ‘Approaching a label – do’s and don’ts’ and ‘The Festival Challenge’? These are just three highlights of the comprehensive inJazz conference programme. On Friday 29 June international jazz and world music professionals will gather at LantarenVenster in Rotterdam to share knowledge and experience. The complete conference programme is now online: www.injazz.nl/inconference. Highlights…

Sena to collaborate with Buma/Stemra and SoundAware for detailed Music Airplay Monitoring Data

31 May 2018

SoundAware, a leading supplier of Automatic Content Recognition technology and Airplay Monitoring services has started to deliver detailed Dutch airplay data to the Dutch Foundation for Exploitation of Neighbouring Rights (“Sena”). Using its digital fingerprinting technology, SoundAware is monitoring music usage on a large number of radio and TV stations on a daily basis for…

Film music gets its own place at IFFR

24 May 2018

For its 48th edition in 2019, International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) has forged a partnership with Buma Cultuur, a foundation supporting music-related events in the Netherlands. Buma Cultuur will contribute to the festival’s music activities and IFFR PRO Days will feature a special music-themed day bringing together filmmakers and composers. Among the confirmed speakers is…

Buma Awards add new categories and join forces with Buma Music in Motion

6 April 2018

Call for entries in the following new categories: New Talent | Best Original Composition Documentary, Short Film and Telefilm | Best Sync (in Advertising, Television, Trailers, Film, Online) | Best Original Composition in Trailer (for Film, TV, Gaming) BMIM is once again launching its annual search for the best new talent in the country through…

Buma/Stemra wants to improve the position of women in music

5 April 2018

This Thursday Dutch copyright organization Buma/Stemra presents a study on equality between men and women among music makers. Only 13% of the members of the organization are female. Buma/Stemra wants to improve the position of women in music. The research, which will be presented on Thursday 5 April in Nieuwspoort, The Hague, has yielded valuable…