Puglia Sounds Plus 2023

Open calls published Puglia Sounds Record 2023, Puglia Sounds Producer 2023, Puglia Sounds Tour Italia 2023, Puglia Sounds Export 2023, Puglia Sounds Export 2023: 2023 fairs and conventions aimed at artists, operators in the sector and music companies that foresee an investment of 600 thousand euros for the first six months of 2023

Open calls are available on the pugliasounds.it website Puglia Sounds Record 2023, Puglia Sounds Producer 2023, Puglia Sounds Tour Italia 2023, Puglia Sounds Export 2023, Puglia Sounds Export 2023: fairs and convention 2023 with an overall budget of € 596,000.00 for the first six months of 2023. Five public notices aimed at artists, operators, record labels, producers, booking agencies, concert organizers, festivals that fall within Puglia Sounds Plus 2023, the line of intervention of Puglia Sounds – the program of the Puglia Region for the development of the regional music system implemented by the Teatro Pubblico Pugliese – which has been supporting the music sector since 2020. The notices – created as part of the extraordinary plan called Custodiamo la Cultura with which the Puglia Region supports the tourism and culture supply chains – are in fact aimed at strengthening the sector with specific interventions on artistic production, recordings, circulation in Puglia, in Italy and abroad.

“We support Apulian artists, operators and musical companies in this difficult economic phase, in the firm belief that investing in culture always contributes to the growth of the entire community – the comment of President Michele Emiliano – today this investment is renewed with five notices audiences that represent a fundamental development and growth tool for the Apulian music sector. The activity of Puglia Sounds over the years has made the sector more solid and our music recognized all over the world “

“With these public notices we support a strategic sector of the Apulian cultural industry that continues to demonstrate its extraordinary value in Italy and abroad – declares Grazia Di Bari, regional councilor delegated to cultural policies – it is a concrete response to the uncertainties and the difficulties of this historical and economic phase that provides useful tools for our talents to work with greater serenity ”

“Puglia Sounds Plus starting from 2020 has proved to be an excellent tool to relaunch and accompany the Apulian music sector put to the test by the health emergency – the comment of the president of the Teatro Pubblico Pugliese Giuseppe D’Urso – We are sure that it will continue to facilitate the activities of our artists and operators making the Apulian music sector even more competitive “

“Our calls are a model at national level and a cornerstone of our activity that is expressed through the support of the Apulian music sector – declares the artistic coordinator of Puglia Sounds / Medimex Cesare Veronico – in recent years Puglia Sounds Plus has proved to be an answer effective to the demands of the sector, with important quantitative and qualitative results. With these five calls, we are investing € 600,000 to accompany the sector at 360 degrees in the first six months of 2023, from production to circulation. And with respect to the circuit, I would like to point out that the Tour Italia call this year provides for a portion of dates to be held in Puglia, a way to encourage musical programming in the area “.

The new Puglia Sounds Plus public notices are available in the public notices section of the pugliasounds.it website, referring to activities to be carried out between 10 January and 30 June 2023. In detail Puglia Sounds Record 2023, the call which since 2011 has supported the realization of 359 new record productions, provides for an economic endowment of 180,000.00 euros for the realization of production, promotion and record distribution projects that promote the creativity and the Apulian music system with a deadline set for December 7, 2022. Puglia Sounds Producers 2023, call which in the previous deadlines has supported the creation of 88 new digital productions, with an economic endowment of 80 thousand euros for streaming programming and digital distribution of original projects of multimedia productions, national and international, with a deadline set at 5 December 2022. Puglia Sounds Tour Italia 2023, the call which in the previous deadline has supported 642 concerts in Italy, with an economic endowment of 120 thousand euros for the programming of artistic-cultural musical projects and multidisciplinary artistic-cultural projects, having live music as the main language, which is take place in the national territory and from this year also in Puglia with a deadline set for 6 December 2022. Puglia Sounds Export 2023, the call which since 2010 has supported over 1800 concerts abroad, with an endowment of 150 thousand euros for the programming of artistic-cultural musical projects and multidisciplinary artistic-cultural projects, having live music as their main language, which take place in international territory, with a deadline set at 9 December 2022. Puglia Sounds Export 2023: fairs and conventions with a budget of 66 thousand euros for internationalization projects of the Apulian music system in the context of international fairs and conventions with numerous deadlines: 5 December Eurosonic Noorderslag 2023 (Netherlands), 6 December Babelmed 3023 (France), 12 December Jazzahead! (Germany), 13 December Primavera Pro (Spain) and 14 December other fairs. Finally, Puglia Sounds Protocols of Understanding 2022 is still active until 31 December, which favors circulation through agreements with Italian structures I-Jazz (network that represents an articulated network of realities present throughout the national territory, with about 60 active members in all Italian regions) and JIP – Jazz Italian Platform (an association that brings together 19 different Italian companies to date) and international entities EJN – Europe Jazz Network (European association which includes 170 organizations including festivals, clubs and concert halls, independent promoters), FWMF – Forum of Worldwide Music Festival (network of over 50 festivals focused on world music and local cultures) e Live DMA (European network supporting live music associations currently composed of 21 members and representing 3800 music venues, clubs and festivals). Through the memoranda of understanding Puglia Sounds recognizes a fee to the associated festivals / clubs that plan projects to promote the regional music system.

The public notices provide for the implementation of activities in the period between 10 January and 30 June 2023 and for the calls for Tour Italy, Puglia Sounds Export and Puglia Sounds Export: fairs and conventions from this year to be filled in through online forms. Finally, the Puglia Sounds Plus public notices favor the activity of young subjects, in fact each call provides for a specific budget quota intended for projects of less structured subjects. Eligible subjects, methods of participation, deadlines for submitting applications and details available on the pugliasounds.it website

Puglia Sounds is the program of the Puglia Region for the development of the regional music system financed under the FSC 2014/2020 – WE INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE