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Eurosonic gets funding for new band festival support programme

By | Published on Friday 4 March 2011


Organisers of the Eurosonic Noorderslag convention have been awarded 2.1 million euros by the European Union towards their European Talent Exchange Programme, which aims to help new European artists secure gigs at festivals across the continent each summer.

60 festivals take part in the initiative, and since 2003 some 400 acts have benefited from it. The aim is to increase the number of participating festivals to 100 so to benefit even more bands.