Finnish music app pockets prize in New York
The MusiClock app was awarded the main prize in the Express category at the Interaction Awards in New York last week.
Finnish composer scores high at Henri Dutilleux
The Finnish composer Hannu Pohjannoro has been awarded at the eighth International Henri Dutilleux Composition Competition for his work ‘images, hommages.’
Finnish Alma on Shazam Watch List for 2017
Shazam, one of the world’s most popular mobile apps, predicts that the singer will make headlines in the coming year.
Finnish music takes over Berlin
XJAZZ Berlin and We Jazz Helsinki present Scope Festival in mid-November, and it will have a strong focus on Finland in its first year.
Susanna Mälkki chosen as conductor of the year
Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki has been selected as conductor of the year by Musical America, with the award to be presented during a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City in December.
Finnish music reaches a growing audience abroad
Music exports from Finland have increased by eight per cent since 2014, with a handful of fresh names being added to the mix.
Finnish duo conduct themselves well abroad
Pietari Inkinen has been named as the chief conductor of a German philharmonic, and Susanna Mälkki awarded the highest decoration in France.
Slush tunes in to music
Slush, one of Europe’s leading startup conferences, is reaching out to the music industry by introducing Slush Music.
Finnish music startups turning up the volume
The revenue of Finnish music startups went up over two thirds during 2015 in comparison to the year before.
Carbon neutral Flow Festival powered with renewables
Helsinki-based urban music and arts festival Flow Festival, which will take place between 12 and 14 August in the Finnish capital, is a completely carbon neutral festival.
Santtu-Matias Rouvali named chief conductor of Sweden’s GSO
Finland’s Santtu-Matias Rouvali has been selected as chief conductor of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, the National Orchestra of Sweden.