Talkfest'19: New set of speakers confirmed and more than 55 names already announced

The 8th edition of Talkfest - International Music Festivals Forum will take place between the cities of Vigo and Lisbon, on March 13 and 22, 2019 respectively. We announce the fifth set of speakers inherent in the various programme contents of the professional day.

Conferences (Moderator)

Marta Leite Castro (journalist N360 / RTP) Journalist with extensive experience and career in television, also betting on the moderation of conferences in professional events.

Fernando Daniel (artist); José Aguiar Silva (Laurus Nobilis Music Famalicão producer); Jorge Rodrigues Silva (Bons Sons executive director); Nuno Laranjo (Expofacic director); Ricardo Costa (ArtCor Light director) and Rita Pinho Branco (Mkt. Dir. Ass. Mut. Montepio)

Testimonials from the front and backstage of an event from its conception to the guarantee of the same for financial support or service provider.

Pitch Stage

DECO - Consumer protection in the experience of a festival (with Paulo Fonseca); EXIB - How to put music and artists in the lusophone and hispanic markets? (with Adriana Pedret); SOU QUARTEIRA - The way to one more edition (with Inês Oliveira and Naomi Guerreiro).

Official presentation of the 2019 edition of the Sou Quarteira with Dino d'Santiago curatorship and a space for sharing and discussion of key issues by specialists in the development of the cultural area - the treatment of the public, especially when it acquires a ticket and how to achieve the exportation of the music project that I have or that I manage.

More than 55 speakers have already been confirmed for the professional day (March 22, Lisbon) and in the coming weeks the remaining speakers will be known, 2nd keynote speaker international and all the themes in the programme areas.

APORFEST - Portuguse Music Festivals Association provides again free access to all its members (all modalities, with valid quota in their occurrence) in both events.

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