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See where Music Norway is present in 2019

By Christian Gran Svenningsen Posted: 18. Jan, 2019

From SXSW 2018, where we'll also be in 2019. (Photo: Music Norway)

Here is an overview of what awaits us ahead.

In 2019 Music Norway maintains its goal and mission to seek out and create meeting points, building networks and increasing our knowledge. Both in established and emerging markets for the Norwegian music industry.

Still keeping up to speed in the western hemisphere, in 2018 we showed Norwegian companies what China and Mexico have to offer, and we will still nurture our relationships and knowledge about these markets. In 2019, Brazil and India will be added to our mission.

Find our colleagues contact details here.

Music Norway’s pit stops this year

Ja Ja Ja – London (UK)

The Ja Ja Ja train keeps on rolling in London, as it has been since 2009. Monthly you will have the opportunity to see what The Nordics has to offer.

Her you’ll meet: Henrik Sanne Kristensen (our new chief i London whileNina Finnerud is on her paternity leave).

Ja Ja Ja – Berlin (DE)

The same concept has been adapted to the German market, and in Berlin you can, also monthly, see artists from the Nordic countries before they hit the big stages.

Germans and Brits were in 2018 exposed to artists such as Fieh, Pom Poko, Hanne Mjøen, Great News, Datarock, Jimi Somewhere, Jakob Ogawa and Jesper Jenset. More Norwegian music awaits in Berlin and London this year.

Here you’ll meet: Jonas Vebner. 

January

Winter Jazzfest 2019 – New York City (US)

Here you’ll meet: Aslak Oppebøen. 

More info: This was Winter Jazzfest January 10 – 13th 2019.

Ja Ja Ja Festival – Vienna (AU)

Here you’ll meet: Jonas Vebner. 

More info: This was Ja Ja Ja Festival in Vienna the 25th of Januar 2019.

Eurosonic – Groningen (NL)

Here you’ll meet: Karoline Røed Tønnesen and Henrik Sanne Kristensen. 

More info: This was Eurosonic Januar 16 – 19th 2019. 

CTM Festival – Berlin (DE)

Here you’ll meet: Einar Idsøe Eidsvåg and Jonas Vebner.

More info: CTM Festival 25th of January – 3rd of February 2019.

Amanda Delara at Eurosonic 2018. (Photo: Music Norway)

February

Trondheim Calling – Trondheim (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Karoline Røed Tønnesen, Pål Dimmen, Johanne Isefiær McDougall, Henning Bjordal Stokka and Christian Gran Svenningsen.

Nordic Film Music Days – Berlin (DE)

Here you’ll meet: Jonas Vebner and Einar Idsøe Eidsvåg

Les mer: Dette skjer under Nordic Film Music Days 11. – 12. februar 2019. 

Folk Alliance International – Montreal (CA)

Here you’ll meet: Aslak Oppebøen

Managing Director of Music Norway, Kathrine Synnes Finnskog at SXSW 2018. (Foto: Music Norway)

March

by:Larm – Oslo (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Everyone

Borealis – Bergen (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Einar Idsøe Eidsvåg

SXSW – Austin (US)

Here you’ll meet: Kathrine Synnes Finnskog and Helene Dolva Broch.

Inferno Metal Festival – Oslo (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Pål Dimmen and Karoline Røed Tønnesen.

Norwegian delegates at JazzAhead! 2018. (Photo: Music Norway)

April

The ExChange/Nordic Folk Alliance – Gøteborg (SE)

Here you’ll meet: Aslak Oppebøen

Øya Night – London (UK)

Here you’ll meet: Henrik Sanne Kristensen and Helene Dolva Broch.

Jazzahead – Bremen (DE)

Here you’ll meet: Aslak Oppebøen and Jonas Vebner.

Rune Your Day at Nutshell 2018 (Photo: Music Norway)

May

Spot – Århus (DK)

Here you’ll meet: Karoline Røed Tønnesen

The Great Escape – Brighton (UK)

Here you’ll meet: Henrik Sanne Kristensen and Jonas Vebner

Classical:Next – Rotterdam (NL)

Here you’ll meet: Einar Idsøe Eidsvåg and Karoline Røed Tønnesen.

Festspillene i Bergen (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Einar Idsøe Eidsvåg and Karoline Røed Tønnesen.

Nutshell (Nattjazz) – Bergen (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Aslak Oppebøen.

Øya International 2018. (Photo: Music Norway)

June 

Tons of Rock – Oslo (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Pål Dimmen and Karoline Røed Tønnesen.

July

Førdefestivalen – Førde (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Aslak Oppebøen and Johanne Isefiær McDougall.

August

Øya International – Oslo (NO)

Here you’ll meet: All of us! 

Beyond the Gates – Bergen (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Pål Dimmen.

Andrew Murray of LUFT Recordings at Vill Vill Vest 2018. (Photo: Hennings Bjordal Stokka)

September

Punkt – Kristiansand (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Aslak Oppebøen, Einar Idsøe Eidsvåg and Karoline Røed Tønnesen.

Vill Vill Vest – Bergen (NO

Here you’ll meet: Karoline Røed Tønnesen, Johanne Isefiær McDougall  og Helene Dolva Broch.

European Jazz Conference – Piedmont (IT)

Here you’ll meet: Aslak Oppebøen

Ultima Contemporary Music Festival – Oslo (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Einar Idsøe Eidsvåg, Henrik Sanne Kristensen and Karoline Røed Tønnesen.

Reeperbahn Festival – Hamburg (DE)

Here you’ll meet: Jonas Vebner og Helene Dolva Broch.

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) – Amsterdam (NL)

Here you’ll meet: Helene Dolva Broch and Johanne Isefiær McDougall.

ISÁK at Oslo World Music Festival 2018. (Photo: Lars Opstad)

October

Frankfurter Buchmesse – Frankfurt (DE)

Here you’ll meet: Jonas Vebner and Helene Dolva Broch.

Womex – Tampere (FI)

Here you’ll meet: Aslak Oppebøen and Johanne Isefiær McDougall.

Oslo World Music Festival – Oslo (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Einar Idsøe Eidsvåg and Aslak Oppebøen.

Vilde J at a songwriting camp during Hokuo 2018. (Photo: Music Finland)

November

Sørveiv – Kristiansand (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Johanne Isefiær McDougall and Karoline Røed Tønnesen.

Iceland Airwaves – Reykjavik (IS)

Here you’ll meet: Helene Dolva Broch and Karoline Røed Tønnesen.

Hokuo Music Fest – Tokyo (JP)

Here you’ll meet: Karoline Røed Tønnesen and Helene Dolva Broch.

Folkelarm – Oslo (NO)

Here you’ll meet: Aslak Oppebøen and Kathrine Synnes Finnskog.

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