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October 2016



Focus on Portugal brings special programme to Groningen

The Gift, NEEV, DJ Ride, Gisela João, Glockenwise, Memória de Peixe, :papercutz and We Bless This Mess – all hailing from Portugal – are confirmed for Eurosonic Noorderslag (11 – 14 January 2017). The showcases of the Portugese acts are part of the Focus on Portugal at Eurosonic Noorderslag, presenting new music from the south European country. Other newly confirmed acts are MHD (fr), Himalayan Dalai Lama (cz), James TW (gb), Jan Swerts (be) and salute (at).

With Eurosonic Noorderslag as a platform for European music, we are excited to present new Portuguese music,” says Nuno Saraiva of WHY Portugal: “There are so many great artists in present-day Portugal that it is no doubt a tough job for the Eurosonic team to pick which ones to invite, in order to offer the music business professionals and European audiences the very best talents from Portugal in this important year.”

Eurosonic Noorderslag
Eurosonic Noorderslag is the key exchange and networking platform for European music, with a proven track record for helping to break new acts on the international live music scene. Selling out each year, the event attracts close to 4,000 professional delegates, including representatives of over 400 international festivals. Each year, Eurosonic Noorderslag presents showcases by more than 350 acts alongside a conference programme covering the latest developments in international music media, production and interactive industries.

Conference registrations are available at the Eurosonic Noorderslag website.