Our annual gathering of the Australian Folk Scene will be held in Melbourne on October 9 – 11th, at the Urban Camp (onsite accommodation is available) . There are some great deals on flights to Melbourne at the moment, why not book early and save !
Representatives from range diverse range of organizations including folk festivals, folk clubs, cultural organizations, booking agents, record labels, business firms, artist’s management, venues and media and more will join us from almost every state in Australia. We will provide this unique opportunity to network with all areas of the industry and industry peers, to learn, be inspired, challenged, share knowledge and join in the conversations about the development of Folk Music in Australia. The Conference program will include workshop sessions, Q&A Forums, Networking sessions, Showcase Concerts and plenty of opportunity to catch up with old friends and colleagues and make some new ones as well.
We are excited to announce – Joining us as a Key Note Speaker is Dr Neil Cameron – Neil Cameron has been at the forefront of cultural development since 1973, directing and producing over two hundred major arts projects in communities. He is the director of Centre for Creative Communities. centreforcreativecommunities.com.au
Tickets go on Sale on 1st August and numbers are limited. Open to artists, performers, festivals, arts organizations, managers, agents, publicist, arts workers and arts volunteers.
Showcase Concerts will run throughout the week-end with a range of Folk artists on the program – FAA will also feature some of this year’s incredible FAA Young Showcase Artists.
Note : we have a few Showcase places left to book. Pease email your EOI to firstname.lastname@example.org
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FAA MEMBERSHIP and INSURANCE: FAA memberships run from 1 June 2014 -30 May 2015. Through our relationship with AON, Folk Alliance Australia is able to offer members the best rates in Australia for Public Liability Insurance for performers, associations and festivals. This PLI is tailored for the Folk & Acoustic music industry. Over 700 people and organisations are currently members of FAA. We also provide Event Cover (Festivals & Club) as well as Instrument cover
and a selection of other related options.
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