175 conference participants, more than 1250 festival guests… MUSIC:MATCH was a success not just because of these numbers. An event like this took place from 29.04. till 01.05.2016 in Saxony for the first time and it was dedicated to support popular music in theoretical and practical way.
In 11 conference discussions in 3 days some thrilling topics were discussed such as: music support through the airplay in the radio, music marketing, cross-border cultural exchange… These valuable discussions brought a lot of interesting artistic, scientific and cultural-political points of view. This conference was used mainly for building connections and sharing thoughts.
The festival evenings in seven different clubs, on eight stages showed a great activity and productivity of regional music scene. Around 28 bands from the stage put a smile on the audience’s face and some of them made unforgettable surprising performances, which will stay in the mind for a long time.
Even though it is too early to talk about the second year of this festival, the chances are very high! But right now we are happy about this year’s successful weekend and thank to all the partners, artists, sponsors and curious guests, that they made out of MUSIC:MATCH one successful event.