MUSIC FREEDOM DAY 3 MARCH 2016

This year, Music Freedom Day commemorated the victims of the attack at the Bataclan Club in Paris in November 2015. It was a day for everyone fighting for human rights such as the right to perform and listen to music and to do so without any fear. As an annual, global event, Music Freedom Day […]

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Music Freedom Day 2016 coverage

#MusicFreedomDay Music Freedom Day was held March 3 all over the world. Here are some highlights.   Articles » Songlines – United Kingdom: Sharp rise in attacks on musicians worldwide in 2015 www.songlines.co.uk » Music in Africa Magazine: New Version Felas Zombie Unites Artists Africa And Middle East www.musicinafrica.net » Music in Africa Magazine: Malian documentary to […]

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The Music Freedom Day playlist 2016

To highlight censored songs and artists throughout history, Music Freedom Day presents a playlist of 60 songs – available on Spotify – that highlights the theme of the event. This year, Music Freedom Day reaches out to the global digital community through Spotify with a powerful message defending artistic freedom of expression for musicians. Listen to the playlist and […]

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Music Freedom Day: Musician sentenced to imprisonment sells instrument to pay fine

The freedom to express oneself through art is a human right to be rejoiced. Today is Music Freedom Day, a day to celebrate musicians, their songs and the fans and audiences who enjoy their craft and performances. But also on this day, we bring attention to the many musicians who are not able to practice […]

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Information about Music Freedom Day 2016

In 2007, Freemuse took the initiative to establish Music Freedom Day. Since then, more than 30 countries have joined this day through different initiatives all over the world. Music Freedom day on 3 March every year is the international day to celebrate freedom of expression and to stand united against threats and silencing of artists […]

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