The European Commission published their proposal for the EU budget for the upcoming Multiannual Financial Framework running from 2021 to 2027. The Commission declares their proposition as a modern and pragmatic approach of a Union that protects, empowers, and defends. Read: European Commission Press release – EU budget – Commission...
The European Commission adopted in May 2018 the proposal for a New European Agenda for Culture in response to calls from European stakeholders of the cultural and creative sectors for an increased European collaboration on culture. With the New European Agenda for Culture, the European Commission has identified three...
Music Moves Europe In February 2018, the European Commission officially launched the Music Moves Europe – Preparatory Action. Adopted by the European Parliament, this pilot project will allocate 1,5 million Euro (for 2018 calls) to test and prepare a potential funding strand for the music sector in the next...
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COVID-19 Live Music Sector – Reactions, Impact & Support
Institutions must recognize that we do important work for culture in general and for the development of young artists in particular. And yes, recognition needs also to come from the citizenship. Sometimes people pass by a club and think that strange or dangerous things happen there. And it is...
Miguel Tudanca - (Madrid (Spain) )
I would say that cooperation is a success story. The important question is, at which levels and with whom you cooperate. If you always do it all by yourself, it is unlikely that you will reach many people. Of course, there are people who realize that they are doing...
Gunnar Geßner - (Hannover (Germany) )
For me, Live DMA is a fantastic place to share and gain knowledge, exchange ideas and get inspiration from fellow European colleagues. We have common challenges that we together are in a better position so solve.
Anders Tangen - (Oslo )
I strongly believe that we must defend a European spirit, especially in these moments in which some evil forces are attacking a philosophy of life in which music, its enjoyment and its diffusion are a magnificent tool to defend cultural diversity and freedom of expression.
Armando Ruah - (Madrid )
It’s important that music can be recognized as a tool of “being together” at first. Live DMA has the duties not to forget social and cultural aspects of the music sector.
David Dehard - (Brussels )
Live DMA’s vision is that decision makers, the whole scene and the broad public see the role that clubs and festivals play in the whole ecosystem.