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PRESS RELEASE

Groningen, May 1, 2015

EUROSONIC NOORDERSLAG OPENS CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND ACT SUBMISSIONS

From today onwards both music professionals and artists can register and send in submissions for Eurosonic Noorderslag 2016. The 30th anniversary edition of the European Music Platform will take place from Wednesday the 13th to Saturday the 16th of January 2016 in Groningen, The Netherlands.

Registrations open

To attend Eurosonic Noorderslag as a conference delegate you need to be registered. A full Eurosonic Noorderslag pass includes access to the four-day festival and conference, the European Production Innovation Conference (EPIC), Buma Music Meets Tech, online delegates database, the Eurosonic Noorderslag delegates directory and the conference bag.

Eurosonic Noorderslag 2016 full conference registration rates and deadlines:

€ 245,- (Early Bird) Deadline June 11, 2015
€ 285,- (Medium) Deadline October 1, 2015
€ 325,- (Late) Deadline December 10, 2015
€ 380,- (Walk Up) from December 11, 2015

Saturday only pass:

€ 100,- (Early Bird) Deadline June 11, 2015
€ 125,- (Medium) Deadline October 1, 2015
€ 140,- (Late) Deadline December 10, 2015
€ 150,- (Walk Up) from December 11, 2015

Artist submission

Acts wishing to perform at Eurosonic or Noorderslag 2016 can make a submission until the 1st of September 2015. More information can be found here.

Agenda Eurosonic Noorderslag 2016

Wednesday January 13:
European Border Breakers Awards, European Festival Awards, Eurosonic festival.

Thursday January 14:
Conference, European Production Innovation Conference (EPIC), Buma Music Meets Tech, Eurosonic festival.

Friday January 15:
Conference, European Production Innovation Conference (EPIC), Buma Music Meets Tech, Eurosonic festival.

Saturday January 16:
Conference, European Production Innovation Conference (EPIC), Buma Music Meets Tech, Noorderslag festival.

Focus on CEE-countries

Each year a different country is highlighted in order to showcase the diversity of musical talent across Europe. Eurosonic Noorderslag 2016 will focus on the central eastern European (CEETEP) territories, which includes countries such as Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, the Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia.

About Eurosonic Noorderslag

Eurosonic Noorderslag is the key exchange and networking platform for European music, with a proven track record for helping to break new acts on the international live music scene. Selling out each year, the event attracts close to 4,000 professional delegates, including representatives of over 400 international festivals. Each year, Eurosonic Noorderslag presents showcases by more than 300 acts alongside a conference programme covering the latest developments in international music media, production and interactive industries.

Eurosonic Noorderslag has been responsible for kick-starting the careers of European acts like Ásgeir, Aurora, Bastille, Dotan, Ibeyi, James Blake, Jett Rebel, Hozier, Milky Chance, Royal Blood, Seinabo Sey and Vök.

Previous edition in numbers:

Total number of visitors (sold out): 41,200
Conference visitors (sold out): 3,900
Nationalities: 42
Acts: 345
Number of venues Eurosonic: 39
Number of venues Noorderslag: 11
Media & journalists: 336
EBU radio stations: 34
International festivals: 432
ETEP festivals: 94

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