Ľubica Zajacová Záborská: Slovenská world music

A brief overview of successful artists from Slovakia

Pálffyho palác, Zámocká 47


Who is who in the Slovak music business?

Panel discussion with guests: Michal Kaščák (Pohoda Festival), Shina (Sun Records), Ján Sudzina (Hevhetia), Jozef Lupták (Festival of Convergence), Ľubomír Burgr (SOZA) and more

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Lukáš Lacko (SK): Gajdos's tradition in Slovakia and in world music

Presentation with practical demonstrations, performed by: Juraj Dufek

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Jozef Lupták (SK): Search for a connection in music

A prominent Slovak musician will introduce exceptional projects: Romance, Chasid and improvised music combined with classical music. (Projects: after Phurikane, Chassidic Songs, Free in One, Conversion Festival)

Pálffyho palác, Zámocká 47

Listening Session

World professionals appreciate Slovak world music

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Face to Face Meeting

Speed meetings with international professionals

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Introducing the Central European region

Panel discussion with representatives of SoundCzech, Hungarian Heritage House, Music Austria, Hangveto, and Womusk. Free Entry

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In co-operation with City District of Bratislava-Stare Mesto

Tips and tricks in digital communication and content creation

A lecture on new possibilities of marketing and branding with practical advice. A. Bodrogi on some examples will be appreciated by some Slovak bands

Pálffyho palác, Zámocká 47

Practical advice from a lawyer

Lecture with discussion: Artist Agreements, Privacy Policy (GDPR), how to treat withholding tax in artist contracts - practical advice for musicians and promoters

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Conference Registration

F2F meeting Registration


The 2-day music conference offers a meeting point for Slovakian and international professionals. Part of the conference will be devoted to introduction of the local music scene. The conference events will include: panels, presentations by music professionals and networking sessions. The presence of festival promoters and many invited international experts  will be an oportunity for networking with the local and regional community.

The festival is an unique opportunity to meet the protagonists of the music scene and establish valuable bussiness contacts.