MONDAY 15/7/2019, STARÉ KOUPLENY – CLUB
10.15–11.00 Touring Guide for Poland, Hungary, Russia and Slovakia
Representatives from different countries share their personal tips for clubs, festivals media and key personalities. All of them will also be available during the speed meeting sessions.
L’ubica Záborská, Daryana Antipova, Łukasz Kałębasiak, Ábel Petneki
Hosted by: Anna Mašátová
11.15–12.30 How to Win Your Festival Changeover?
Do you have too short a time for all the setting up, wiring and sound checks before your gig? If well prepared, you will have enough time left even for a prayer or relaxation before the kick-off; it depends on each individual.
Jiří Topol Novotný (sound engineer of the Jazzfestbrno, Respect, Brutal Assault and Folkové prázdniny festivals)
12.45–13.35 SoundCzech Czech Export Office and Music Managers Forum Czech Republic
SoundCzech, an export office established by the Arts and Theatre Institute, offers financial support of tours and concerts abroad, support of music professionals, workshops and mentoring. The panel will also introduce a new platform called Music Manager Forum Czech Republic.
Anna Mašátová & Marton Naray
14.40–15.20 Music career and social networks
Why and how much are social networks important for music promotion? How to get good content that attracts your listeners? How is organic reach currently doing compared to paid promotion? Is copywriting important? And what about fan care? Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter… what makes sense in the Czech Republic? And how to work with influencers?
Jan Zápotocký & Martin Štěpanovský (Colours of Ostrava, Signal, Finále Plzeň)
15.30–16.20 What You Should Know about the Ment Ljubjana, Glatt und Verkehrt and Sunfest Festivals; and How to Get to Play There?
Ment: A three-day showcase festival of fresh artists from all over Europe and beyond.
Glatt und Verkehrt: All visiting artists share one thing in common: an exploration of their musical roots – whether traditional folk music, jazz, classical or avant-garde.
Sunfest: Canada’s Premier celebration of World Music & Culture in the beautiful Victoria Park, London, Ontario.
Andraž Kajzer (Artistic Director of MENT) & Albert Hosp (Artistic Director Glatt und Verkehrt) Parque) & Alfredo Caxaj (Artistic Director of Sunfest)