The association was founded on the 14th of November 1987.
The purposes of the association are to nurture the interests of Faroese composers, to protect their rights and to actively seek to improve the composers' artistic and financial circumstances.



Nordic music festivals meet in Harpa

Nordic-Baltic on October 6th

23. sep. 2011

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A conference of music festivals called „Nordic-Baltic Festival Meeting“ will take place in Harpa on 5-7 October. The conference is the first of its kind and its participants come from the Nordic and Baltic countries. Representatives from each country present  their country‘s various  festivals and the purpose of the conference is to strengthen ties and investigate further co-operation between festivals as well as being educative and informative.

 The main speaker is Franz Patay from Vienna who has managed some of Europe‘s largest cultural projects, including the Mozart‘s 250th anniversary celebrations  in Austria in 2006. He has conducted research into the social and financial benefits of these projects and will speak about the research and their effects and the future perspectives on art.

The Minister of Culture, Svandis Svavarsdottir, vill open the conference.

 At the conference, one representative from each country will speak about the festival situation in their countries. 10 representatives from Icelandic music festivals will take part in the conference. The conference is supported by the Nordic Culture Fund and is held in conjunction with the Nordic Music Days, also taking place in Harpa.