Delegate Call - Folk Alliance International Conference, Kansas City
Culture Ireland will undertake its inaugural mission to the Annual Folk Alliance International Conference Kansas City, Missouri from 18 - 22 February, 2015. Culture Ireland will host a stand at the conference fair and has offered support to bands who were selected by the Conference to showcase at the event.
Culture Ireland invites applications for a limited number of delegate bursaries to attend and represent Irish musicians at Folk Alliance.
The Folk Alliance International conference is regarded as one of the largest annual music industry events in North America. It draws together the folk music community and industry professionals from around the world to showcase the finest rising and established touring artists, share ideas and resources, and provide professional networking. It is anticipated that over 2600 delegates will attend. There will be over 50 workshops, panel discussions and peer group meetings. Attendance offers an opportunity to meet with international presenters and festival organisers.
Those wishing to apply for delegate bursaries should note that:
It is essential that the work of musician/s being represented has been performed professionally or received a professional production in Ireland within the last 18 months.
Successful delegates will have, or will, represent artists who have international touring experience.
Delegates will be required to supply up-to-date high-quality promotional material relevant to the work they wish to promote at the trade fair.
The delegate bursary of €1,000 is towards travel, accommodation, and registration costs. Click here to apply.
The deadline for submission of completed applications for a delegate bursary is 5pm on Monday 19th January 2015.