The Showcase

In addition to the Folk & World Music Gala in Västerås 2016, there will be two full days of nordic showcases and meetings. The showcases will spotlight on young and upcoming folk & world music groups with a clear international strategy. The meeting place will gather the brightest minds and key persons of the industry with seminars, talks, and meetings. The main target group is international buyers, festivals, venues and other key actors in the Nordic music life.

Swedish artist or group?

Swedish groups can apply directly for the showcases, to perform for Managers and Concert Venues from Sweden and the Nordic countries. Read all about criterias and economical support in the:

Application Guide

Nordic artist or group?

About six out of twelve showcase groups will come from the Nordic countries, except from Sweden. The selections will be made by Nordic Export offices and/or national organisations. Read more about whom to contact in each country in:

Nordic info

Folk and World Music Industry, Nordic Festival, Venue or other?

Showcases, seminars, discussions and meetings, which will give all Swedish and International guests deeper insights in best practice and local markets, and numerous opportunities to network and meet artists. Read more in:

Industry info