Friday 24 November
Reception presented by IMF and SMA!
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Join us for Pasta, Wine and world-class Panettone
SMA! - an accelerator for small music festivals in peripheral areas. Partners are Ypsigrock Festival (Italy), Haldern Pop Festival (Germany), D-Festival/Password Production (Macedonia), Music Estonia, Melting Pro (Italy), Turismo Vivencial (Spain). SMA! is co-funded by Creative Europe and its programme features:
Implementation of a community development strategy, in order to improve and empower the identity of the festival, Training, Transnational Mobility and Exchange, Sustainability (economic, social, environment) and accessibility.
IMF - Italian Music Festivals is an association celebrating boutique music festivals within Italy's historical and artistic heritage. IMF networks, represents and promotes 18 Italian festivals of contemporary and current music, from jazz to electronic, from black music to indie rock. Founded in 2015 in Bologna, Italian Music Festivals is an associative reality that sets common goals and works for the industry's growth. The association fosters networking among festivals and disseminating best practices and knowledge related to important issues, not only from an artistic point of view but also from a managerial and organizational perspective.