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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…

ESNS to focus on Czech Republic and Slovakia in 2019

5 March 2018

Every year ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) highlights the very best emerging acts from a different country, showcasing the diversity of musical talent across Europe. In close cooperation with Pohoda Festival CEO Michal Kašcák and Márton Náray, Director of Sound Czech / Czech Music Office, ESNS is proud to announce its first ever dual-country focus on the…

Buma ROCKS! presents Death Alley and DOOL at FortaRock 2018

1 February 2018

After several years it has become tradition for Buma ROCKS!, the international platform for loud music, to announce a number of activities during metal festival FortaRock. On June 1st and 2nd the Goffertpark in the city of Nijmegen will welcome a broad selection of international top acts like Nightwish, Parkway Drive, Opeth, Meshuggah, Arch Enemy,…

Eurosonic Noorderslag 2018 successfully breaking borders in European music

21 January 2018

Last night ESNS ended in the city of Groningen, The Netherlands. Taking place from January 17-19, 2018 the European Music Platform stayed true to its ethos of stimulating the circulation of European music by showcasing 352 European acts, among which 22 acts from this year’s focus country Denmark. During the day 4,092 international professionals from…

Kristian Kostov wins Public Choice Award

17 January 2018

The winners of the 2018 European Border Breakers Awards (the ‘EBBA’), the European music awards for emerging artists, were honoured this evening at the Eurosonic Noorderslag festival in the Dutch city of Groningen. Kristian Kostov came out as the big winner of the evening, taking away the ‘Public Choice Award’ after an overwhelming number of…

ESNS LOUD – Connecting the loud music business at Eurosonic Noorderslag 2018

10 January 2018

Initiated by Buma Cultuur and Wacken Open Air, ESNS LOUD as a sub-conference is a new chapter in the big old book that is Eurosonic Noorderslag, the key exchange and networking platform for European music. As of this year, ESNS LOUD is the right place for everyone involved in the loud music business to meet,…

inJazz 2018: Save the date | Application showcases now open!

7 December 2017

After last year’s success we would like to invite you for our upcoming edition: inJazz 2018. A programme including inspirational panels, workshops, presentations, networking and showcases by promising and more seasoned groups. Save the date Buma Cultuur is happy to announce that inJazz 2018 will take place on Thursday night 28 and Friday 29 June…

ESNS festival completes line-ups for Eurosonic and Noorderslag, confirms Alma (fi), Skott (se) and Youngr (gb)

5 December 2017

ESNS will take place in Groningen (The Netherlands) in January 2018. The event hosts showcase festivals Eurosonic and Noorderslag, a music conference and several awards ceremonies. Tickets for Noorderslag and Eurosonic are still available (Noorderslag is almost sold out). New confirmations: Alma (fi), Amartey (nl), Batobe (nl), Christof van der Ven (nl), De Likt (nl),…

Vote for your favourite EBBA winner and win a trip to the EBBA show and Eurosonic music festival

4 December 2017

The last act of the 10 winners of the European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA) 2018 was revealed today. The European music prize dedicated to up-and-coming acts, this year go to Alice Merton (Germany), Alma (Finland), Blanche (Belgium), Kristian Kostov (Bulgaria), Off Bloom (Denmark), Salvador Sobral (Portugal), Sigrid (Norway), Skott (Sweden), The Blaze (France), Youngr (UK).…

121 acts for Eurosonic and NPO Soul and Jazz stage at Noorderslag

24 November 2017

ESNS will take place in Groningen (The Netherlands) from the 17th to 20th of January 2018. The event hosts showcase festivals Eurosonic and Noorderslag, a music conference and several awards ceremonies. Confirmed for Eurosonic: Ace Tee & Kwam.E (de), Afterpartees (nl), Alfa Mist (gb), Altin Gün (nl), Amanda Delara (no), Astroid Boys (gb), Austinn (lu),…