For the ninth year in a row, Lithuanian companies continue their mission at the World’s Music Market – MIDEM (26-29 January, 2013). The Lithuanian national stand, organized by the Music Export Lithuania and Enterprise Lithuania, will be located in Riviera Hall, No. R07.02, and will represent the following companies:
Enterprise Lithuania with more than 10 years experience is the main governmental institution responsible for the promotion of exports of Lithuanian goods and services.
Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society is the largest and oldest state owned concert organization in Lithuania. Combining its functions as both a classical concert venue and an association of resident music groups, the LNPS is mainly devoted to organizing and coordinating diverse classical music events and tours throughout Lithuania and abroad.
Lithuanian Composers’ Union is an association of composers and musicologists, its objective is to spread, stimulate, support and promote professional Lithuanian music. LCU organizes five contemporary music festivals in Vilnius and other regions of Lithuania, musicological conferences, composition competitions, international residency for composers in Druskininkai.
BOD Group / BRD is the largest CD, DVD and Blu-ray industrial manufacturing, distribution and sales company group in the Baltic countries, which owns two modern CD/DVD plants: the plant BRD is located in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, another plant BALTIC DISC is in Tallinn, Estonia.
Semplice is a record company specializing in the early of music of Lithuania, Lithuanian classical composers and jazz musicians.
Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra is a versatile collective, presenting about 50 concerts of different genres (classical, contemporary music, and crossover projects) per year.
State Song and Dance Ensemble Lietuva is an artistic team of stylized folklore which includes dancers, orchestra of folk instruments, choirs and dancers.
Lithuanian Jazz Federation unites and represents Lithuanian jazz musicians, promoters, organizers and critics. Federation is active both as concert organizer and association of jazz comunity, which manages, promotes, advocates its members, cooperates with international organization, arranges exchanges. It also presents annual CD collection “Jazz from Lithuania”.
Lithuanian Music Information Centre / Music Export Lithuania will present diverse information materials, among them series of promotional CDs and DVDs of Lithuanian music, including two new releases from Note Lithuania series – pop/rock/electronic sampler, and a collection of authentic and modern forms of folk music.
Lithuanian national stand in MIDEM 2013 is supported by the Culture Support Foundation of the Republic of Lithuania and the Lithuanian Copyright Protection Association LATGA.