advocacy

On this page you can find our position papers, statements, reactions, and recommendations on current European topics that concern the live music sector in particular, and the creative and cultural sphere in general.

European Cultural Community Support with Ukraine

ACTIVATE THE EUROPEAN LIVE MUSIC NETWORK TO HELP THE UKRAINIAN MUSIC SECTOR Live DMA condemns the Russian government’s violation of territorial law and the violence towards civilian people and war in general. If you are in contact with artists and music operators in need in Ukraine, you can activate...

EU Guidelines on Reopening of Cultural Events

Together with 7 live events and creators organisations, we welcome the EU guidelines on the reopening of cultural venues & highlight additional measures to be taken to facilitate the free movement of artists. Following two letters asking the European Commission for the implementation of a reopening strategy with recommendations...

Claiming a front row seat for Music

76 International, European & national music organisation are “Claiming a front row seat for music” calling for policy makers to fully acknowledge the artistic, social and economic value of the music sector and to live up to these words in political decision making! After 15 months of lockdowns all...

Call to support the cultural relations between the US and EU

On the occasion of the EU-US summit taking place in Brussels on June 15th, where the american president Joe Biden meets the representatives of the EU institutions, Live DMA with 107 other cultural associations signed a joint letter. This letter was drafted by Pearle, the European association for music,...