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.

The future of Creative Europe – Live DMA Position Paper

At the occasion of the consultation process regarding the future of the Creative Europe programme, Live DMA reaffirms its position and calls for an ambitious programme for the music and cultural sector in Europe:  Live DMA is a European network for live music venues, clubs and festivals. Through 18...

Statement: Citizen-­oriented Cohesion Policy with a prominent place for culture  

In reaction to the European Commission’s proposal for the future EU Cohesion policy, the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts advocates for a citizen-oriented approach of the Cohesion Policy supporting active citizenship and the involvement by communities and individuals. The statement highlights the essential role of culture and...

Position Papers – European Alliance for Culture & the Arts

Live DMA is member of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts. The Alliance gathers 35 European networks urging policy makers to re-think the European approach and include culture and the arts in the long-term strategic goals of the European project.As member of the Alliance, we collectively produce and disseminate...

Take a Stand

Live DMA joined the civil engagement campaign Take a Stand initiated by Yourope (European network for festivals). We are mobilizing to promote and encourage citizen initiatives in favor of a social and intercultural Europe, based on the values of solidarity and openness. Our concerts and festivals bring together millions of...