Eurosonic Noorderslag

Company:Eurosonic Noorderslag
Country:The Netherlands
Contact:Robert Meijerink
Phone:0031 50 368 02 44



European Talent Exchange Programme

Yourope is a founding partner of the European Talent Exchange Programme.

The European Talent Exchange Programme (ETEP) is an initiative of the Eurosonic Noorderslag Foundation to stimulate the circulation of European repertoire on festivals, radio, and media in Europe. Together with 130 main music festivals from both inside and outside of Europe, 27 European public radio stations united in the EBU and supported by the international music press, we help emerging European artists to cross borders in Europe and build international careers.

Since the start of the ETEP programme in 2003, a total of 4001 shows by 1445 European artists from 34 countries were presented at 122 ETEP festivals (2003 – 2018 ). In 2018, the European Talent Exchange Programme (ETEP) has generated a record-breaking number of shows by European artists on festivals across Europe. With 441 shows by 161 European artists in 2018, ETEP continues to stimulate cross-border success of European artists and helps build artists’ European and international careers.

The European Talent Exchange Programme (ETEP) together with their partners and supporters, like the European Commission, Sena Performers, and Buma Cultuur, play an essential part in the European festival industry. In the network are included also European export offices which together with Eurosonic Noorderslag and Yourope create a link between ETEP and festivals across Europe.

In previous years acts like Ásgeir, Aurora, Benjamin Clementine, Birth of Joy, Coely, Ewert and the Two Dragons, Hozier, Ibeyi, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Jungle, MØ, Milky Chance, Seinabo Sey, SOAK, Vök, Years & Years played ‘or will play’ at a lot of festivals, kick-starting their European careers with help from the ETEP programme.

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