13 fresh news items related to Talkfest – International Music Festivals Forum (6th edition – 9 and 10 march, Lisbon | 16 march, Barcelona) program. The first moderators for the conferences are revealed: José Carlos Araújo and Marcos Pinto (TVI Journalists) – each will be moderating a discussion at the 2017 conference. New speakers: Filipe Pathé Duarte (Professor / Researcher of International Relations & Security); Pedro Pires (president Clube Criativos de Portugal / responsible Festival Iminente); Luís Salgado (producer Vagos Metal Fest / Amazing Vanilla Events); Inês Magalhães (director MagaSessions & MagaFest); André Rebelo (Director Brunch Electronik Lisboa); Von di Carlo (music producer / artist).
Presentations, divided into two areas: professional presenting two visionary projects > Sofar Sounds Lisbon – new solutions of music supply, by Inês Pires (City leader) and João Alvarez (City Manager) and Go For Music- one flight, discover a festival, enjoy Portugal, by Ana Luísa Costa (founder); scientific with academic dissertations updated based on the study of the festivals > From the stage to the public: the protagonists of the communication of music festivals in Portugal and Spain (2016, Marco Silva, UMinho) and Affective Connections with Brands - analysis of consumer relationships with summer festivals in Portugal (2015, Filipa Guimarães, UMinho).
The Seminar confirmed will be presented by the CEO of Pitch, Manuel Roque, with the theme "How activate effectively? 360º Perspective - promoter, brand and public".
Open calls until 30th November, for Scientific Presentations (individual or collective studies in the field of music festivals) and Professional Presentations (projects and ideas for implementation in festivals) are available now.
CONFIRMATIONS (until now)
Conferences (9-10 março)
José Carlos Araújo (journalist TVI)
Marcos Pinto (journalist TVI)
André Rebelo (director Brunch Electronik Lisboa)
Carlos Carmo (coordinator Festival Med)
Diogo Marques (partner Dot Global / Production Vilar de Mouros)
Filipe Pathé Duarte (professor / researcher of International Relations & Security)
Inês Magalhães (director MagaSessions & MagaFest);
Luís Salgado (producer Vagos Metal Fest / Amazing Vanilla Events)
Mariana Couto (booker We Are Music)
Pedro Carvalho (responsible Transform-Arte / Zna Gathering)
Pedro Cluny (sound technician)
Pedro Pires (president Clube Criativos de Portugal / responsible Festival Iminente)
Susana Sequeira (Owner MTSF Partners)
Von di Carlo (music producer / artist)
Professional Presentations (9 and 10th march)
Sofar Sounds Lisbon – new solutions of music supply. By Inês Pires (City leader) and João Alvarez (City Manager)
Go For Music - one flight, discover a festival, enjoy Portugal. By Ana Luísa Costa (founder)
Scientific Presentations (9 and 10th march)
Portuguese festival goer profile and social environment in festivals (Aporfest, 4th edition, 2016)
From the stage to the public: the protagonists of the communication of music festivals in Portugal and Spain (2016, Marco Silva, UMinho)
Affective Connections with Brands - analysis of consumer relationships with summer festivals in Portugal (2015, Filipa Guimarães, UMinho).
Seminars (9 and 10th march)
How activate effectively? 360º Perspective - promoter, brand and public. By Manuel Roque (CEO Pitch)
Documentaries (9 and 10th march)
Benjamim: auto-rádio (2016, PT, 90'')
O Dia em Que a Música Morreu (2016, PT, 25'')
Concerts (10th march, Musicbox)
The 6th edition of Talkfest - International Music Festivals Forum will happen in Lisbon (9 and 10th March) at the Museum of Communications (Museu das Comunicações) and in Barcelona (Macba, 16thMarch). This year Talkfest will have many professional activities such as Conferences (main section); Presentations (Scientific and Professional); Seminars; Job fair and Documentaries. One of the goals for this edition is to create more technical tools for professionals and enhance their networking as well as to create more convenience to visitors. Talkfest is considered an event of cultural interest by the Portuguese Government.
See the aftermovie of 2016 edition HERE.
Applications for Iberian Festival Awards 2017
Iberian Festival Awards will have a new edition but this time in Barcelona (Spain). The award ceremony will happen on the 16th of March at the MACBA - Museum of Contemporary Art. The gala event (that will have performances and the awards ceremony) will also include a dinner at the restaurant En Ville.
Music Festivals, Brands, Service Providers and Media that have had activities in 2016 can apply (until 30th of November) to a total of 20 categories such as: Best Major Festival; Best Camping Site; Best Use of Technology ou Best Service Provider.
Iberian Festival Awards are a partnership with the UK & European Festival Awards, promoted by Festival Awards, Ltd.
Apply HERE and see the aftermovie of the 1st edition HERE and it's winners HERE
APORFEST - Portuguese Music Festivals Association is the organizer of both events. Aporfest Associates (professionals/ companies) have free access to Talkfest and the Iberian Festival Awards ceremony.
All info: www.talkfest.eu or www.aporfest.pt
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