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.
MusiClock makes theory worth listening to
If anyone in your family is struggling with learning music, now would be a good time to pick up the phone.
Finnish music makes a hit in the Asian market
A-Pop Castle, Music Finland’s songwriting workshop in the Finnish Lapland brought together music professionals from Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Finland.
Flow Festival exports its brand abroad
“A midnight garden” is how the residents of Ljubljana describe the first Flow Festival organised in their city. The event, which took place in June, also marks the first time Flow Festival took place outside of Finland.
Finnish youth choir sings its way to top at California festival
Vox Aurea, the representative choir of the City of Jyväskylä’s schools and music classes, was the recipient of several prizes at the Golden Gate International Choral Festival in San Francisco, California.