TALKFEST’20 | Fifth wave of speakers confirmed for the conferences; 2nd Spain live act announced fo

The 9th edition of Talkfest - International Music Festivals Forum will take place in Lisboa, in parallel and in partnership with BTL – Bolsa de Turismo de Lisboa, between March 11 and 15, 2020. Today we announce the fifth wave of speakers for the various programme sections of the event and a new live act for the gala from Spain.


Talkfest will feature a programme with more than 100 speakers from 8am to 8pm, at March 13, continuously and simultaneously in 6 meeting rooms and auditoriums at the Centro de Reuniões Fil.

The fifth set of news in the programme consists in:

  • Conferences (speakers) | Anjos (Music Artists)

  • Conferences (speaker) | Gonçalo Miranda (Artístic director/DJ | Dreambeach Festival)

  • Conferences (speaker) | Luís Soares (International Mkt. Manager | Rock in Rio)

  • Pitchstage | Why independent portuguese artists should be in brazilian musical markets? (by Edu Santos, Loop Reclame)

  • Pitchstage | Technology and automation: New tecnologies at festivals and events (by João Lopes,

  • Scientífic Presentations | The contribution of music festivals to nation-brand promotion (by Francisca Castro Lousada, ESCS-IPL)

  • Live Act (Iberian Festival Awards) | Chico Malo (ES)

Check the official website for more than 40 programme points announced so far.


All the nominees for the 5th edition of the Iberian Festival Awards are already known. Find out who they are and vote for categories decided by the public until January 7 - HERE.

APORFEST – Associação Portuguesa Festivais Música provides again free access to its members (all modalities, with a valid share in the event) to the event.

Tickets are in Phase 2 until December 31, and available on the official website and See Tickets. Every two weeks news and side events will be announced over the coming months. Be part of it!

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