EMEE signing the Keychange Pledge

Representation of women and gender minorities in the music industry remains very low in all European countries. Across the participating countries’ collecting societies, women represent 20% or less of registered composers and songwriters. Earnings for women are even lower and women and gender minorities are underrepresented in leadership roles across the industry and on stages … Continue reading EMEE signing the Keychange Pledge

Secure a future for cultural life in Europe – Open Letter

Following the open letter published by 110 pan-European networks on 30 October 2020 “Make culture central in the EU recovery”, the group comes together again to reiterate their call to the national governments and the European Commission. In the second open letter published today by the group, coordinated by Culture Action Europe, the European cultural … Continue reading Secure a future for cultural life in Europe – Open Letter

Liveurope seeking to add five additional venues to its ever-growing structure

Music venues across Europe are going through the hardest crisis they have ever faced in recent history. In these unprecedented times, Liveurope, an association of 16 leading European venues, is seeking to grow its membership with a view of offering positive perspectives for the sector and stand in solidarity. In doing so, it reinforces the … Continue reading Liveurope seeking to add five additional venues to its ever-growing structure

These are the winners of the Music Moves Europe Talent Awards 2021

Alyona Alyona (ua), Inhaler (ie), Julia Bardo (it), Lous and the Yakuza (be), Melenas (es), Rimon (nl), Sassy 009 (no), Vildá (fi) are the winners of the Music Moves Europe Talent Awards 2021. The Public Choice Award 2021 went to Ukrainian rapper Alyona Alyona as was publicly announced by the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, … Continue reading These are the winners of the Music Moves Europe Talent Awards 2021

Join EMEE panel on the Scandinavian digital music market at ESNS 2021

EMEE continues to tackle the market entry questions and this time we'll be looking at Scandinavia - Sweden, Norway and Denmark. However, as the COVID-19 crisis has also thrown the music sector in disarray with live performances coming to near-zero count, it begs the question - what is the role of digital channels and music … Continue reading Join EMEE panel on the Scandinavian digital music market at ESNS 2021

Implementing steps to develop and promote European Music Export

The European Commission’s DG EAC has selected the consortium - led by our member mica - music austria / Austrian Music Export and including EMEE, Czech Arts and Theatre Institute / SoundCzech, Music Export Poland, KEA European Affairs, Music Finland and PRS Foundation - to deliver work on implementing steps to develop and promote European … Continue reading Implementing steps to develop and promote European Music Export

Make culture central in the EU Recovery – Open letter

In the open letter, published on October 30, 2020, EMEE, along with other 109 pan-European cultural networks and associations calls the European Union (EU) and EU member states to protect culture as part of the coronavirus recovery plans and dedicate at the very least 2% of national Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) budget to culture … Continue reading Make culture central in the EU Recovery – Open letter

InvestEU – ensuring support for the cultural and creative businesses

Today, 26 organisations from across Europe's cultural and creative sectors wrote to European Commissioners Thierry Breton (Internal Market) and Paolo Gentiloni (Economy) regarding the EU’s flagship investment programme InvestEU. The programme is facing severe cuts which could have a dramatic impact on the ability of cultural and creative businesses to access much needed affordable debt and equity financing. Signing … Continue reading InvestEU – ensuring support for the cultural and creative businesses

Music Moves Europe Talent Awards 2021: here are the 16 nominees

Tonight, the nominees for the Music Moves Europe Talent Awards were announced at the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, Germany in presence of the European Commissioner for Culture, Mariya Gabriel. This annual EU prize for popular and contemporary music co-funded by the Creative Europe programme celebrates emerging artists who represent the European sound of today and … Continue reading Music Moves Europe Talent Awards 2021: here are the 16 nominees