For the fifth year in a row, Lithuanian companies continue their mission at the World’s Music Market – MIDEM (18-21 January, 2009). The Lithuanian national stand, organized by the Music Export Lithuania, will be located in Riviera Hall, No. R33.02, and will represent the following Lithuanian labels, licensors, manufacturers and concert agencies:
BOD Group is the largest CD, DVD and HD DVD industrial manufacturing, distributing and sales company group in the Baltic countries, which owns two modern CD/DVD plants: the plant BOD is located in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, another plant BALTIC DISC is in Tallinn (Estonia).
Semplice is a record company specializing in the early music of Lithuania, Lithuanian classical composers and jazz musicians.
Dangus is a leading concert promoter and record company for neofolk, darkwave, industrial and similar genres in the Baltic countries.
Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009 is the institution founded by the Vilnius City Municipality and the Lithuanian Ministry of Culture, for commissioning and implementing the program of Vilnius – European Capital of Culture. Vision of the program is Vilnius of the future that is open to people, culture and innovation.
, a member of the European Jazz Network, is regarded as one of the most important forums of new jazz and improvised music in Eastern and Central Europe. Each October, the festival offers a 3-4 day programme of concerts, workshops and jam sessions featuring more than 10 different groups.
Music Export Lithuania will present diverse information materials in the stand, among them series of promotional CDs and DVDs of Lithuanian music, including classical/contemporary, pop/rock, electronica, jazz, authentic and modern folk music.