Music Freedom Day highlights 2017

Music Freedom Day once again took place globally on 3 March with the participation and mobilising of artists, broadcasters, cultural managers, journalists, activists, creative hubs, organisations and music lovers worldwide. Around the world, Music Freedom Day events took place in 23 countries. The focus for Music Freedom Day 2017 were women’s voices and the need […]

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 14:15 by Freemuse · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Thank you for joining MFD 2017

A big thank you to all who made Music Freedom Day 2017 such an outstanding success! We will be updating the media coverage and photos from all the events at www.musicfreedomday.org over the next week. In the meantime you can see the continually updated coverage from Music Freedom Day 2017 on storify.com We are now […]

Posted on March 7, 2017 at 11:28 by Freemuse · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Podcast: Spotlight on Saudi female artists

What’s it like to be a female artist in one of the world’s most conservative states? Today is Music Freedom Day, which makes a special focus on women performers and musicians and we therefore bring you this podcast by Big Hass, founder and radio host of Laish Hip Hop – Saudi’s First FM Hip Hop […]

Posted on March 2, 2017 at 22:40 by Freemuse · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Women artists speak out – Music Freedom Day 2017

In this four-minute video, women artists from different countries make statements about why Music Freedom Day is important to them – and how women’s space frequently is “compressed”, as Kenyan artist Valentine Zikki puts it. The video highlights the variety of colourful posters for the events. → See / share on youtube.com

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List of events on Music Freedom Day 2017

This year Music Freedom Day is taking place in a number of cities such as Barcelona, Bologna, Copenhagen, Dakar, Geneva, Harare, Johannesburg, Kabul, Milan, Nairobi, New York, Oslo, Peshawar, Rabat, Yangon, and more… We will continue to update you on the events on and around Music Freedom Day. In the meantime, here are some of […]

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