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A CELEBRATION OF ARRESTING MUSIC

Music Freedom Day 2019: A CELEBRATION OF ARRESTING MUSIC

February 21, 2019

SafeMUSE is joining forces with Freemuse for the Music Freedom Day event in Oslo 3 March, and together we are inviting for a full afternoon/ evening program at Kulturhuset and Rock In, Oslo, celebrating artistic freedom.

The artistic program includes the major Afghan Hazara artist Hamid Sakhizada and the Oslo based North Indian classical violinist Harpeet Bansal together on stage for the very first time; Sudanese peace singer Abazar Hamid and legendary Norwegian blues guitarist Knut Reiersrud presenting music from the LIDIO-release We Need Peace; and Libyan visual artist and curator Tewa Barnosa presenting her work live.

Seminar: In addition Srirak Plipat, Executive Director, Freemuse will present some major finds in the upcoming Freemuse report ‘The Status of Artistic Freedom 2019’ and also facts from the report published last autumn, ‘Creativety Wronged: How women’s right to artistic freedom is denied and marginalised’. This will be followed by a panel discussion on WOMAN’S RIGHTS & LGBT RIGHTS ARE JUST HUMAN RIGHTS. The panel: Dounia Benslimane, Director of Development & Partnerships, Racines (the Moroccan NGO ordered by court to dissolute); Tewa Barnosa, artist, curator and gallerist; Alexandra Archetti Stølen, Festival Director, Oslo World; and Jude Dibia, Nigerian author and former ICORN writer-in-residence in Malmö City; in addition to Freemuse’s Srirak Plipat.

The afterparty at the club Rock In presents Iranian black metal artist and former SafeMUSE residence artist Sina and his band From the Vastland.

. SAFE: The event concludes the SAFE video-series with the launch of SAFE video #5, and presentations of the other videos as well.

More information and full program at www.musicfreedomday.no

Organized by SafeMUSE and Freemuse. Supported by Fritt Ord, Bergesenstiftelsen, CREO, NOPA and The Norwegian Society of Composers. The afterparty is organized in cooperation with Inferno Metal Festival.

About us Support us El Haqed live at Blå 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2fRE1NqcUM El Haqed / L7A9D (Oslo 2015) FRESH FROM THE VAULT: To celebrate the new Safemuse website, we have dug out a video from May 1st 2015 featuring the Moroccan rapper El Haqed/L7a9d on stage together with the Norwegian rap-duo ‘Gatas Parlament’ (Street Parliament). El

El Haqed live at Blå 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2fRE1NqcUM El Haqed / L7A9D (Oslo 2015) FRESH FROM THE VAULT: To celebrate the new Safemuse website, we have dug out a video from May 1st 2015 featuring the Moroccan rapper El Haqed/L7a9d on stage together with the Norwegian rap-duo ‘Gatas Parlament’ (Street Parliament). El

El Haqed live at Blå 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2fRE1NqcUM El Haqed / L7A9D (Oslo 2015) FRESH FROM THE VAULT: To celebrate the new Safemuse website, we have dug out a video from May 1st 2015 featuring the Moroccan rapper El Haqed/L7a9d on stage together with the Norwegian rap-duo ‘Gatas Parlament’ (Street Parliament). El ...

About us Support us SAFEMUSE SØKER PROGRAMMEDARBEIDER meningsfylt arbeid med spennende og varierte oppgaver i et internasjonalt miljø Vi søker medarbeider til en nyopprettet fast stilling som skal ha ansvar for prosjekter, mediehåndtering og prosjektfinansiering. Vi har en liten administrasjon og et aktivt styre der det er stor plass for kreativitet og nye løsninger. Vår

SAFEMUSE SØKER PROGRAMMEDARBEIDER meningsfylt arbeid med spennende og varierte oppgaver i et internasjonalt miljø Vi søker medarbeider til en nyopprettet fast stilling som skal ha ansvar for prosjekter, mediehåndtering og prosjektfinansiering. Vi har en liten administrasjon og et aktivt styre der det er stor plass for kreativitet og nye løsninger.

SAFEMUSE SØKER PROGRAMMEDARBEIDER meningsfylt arbeid med spennende og varierte oppgaver i et internasjonalt miljø Vi søker medarbeider til en nyopprettet fast stilling som skal ha ansvar for prosjekter, mediehåndtering og prosjektfinansiering. Vi har en liten administrasjon og et aktivt styre der det er stor plass for kreativitet og nye løsninger....

About us Support us Human rights and cultural groups call for release of Mustafa Gamal ‘Art is not a crime. Freedom of expression is a right. Dissent is not terrorism.’ Today Safemuse joins Artists at Risk, English PEN, Index on Censorship, Freemuse, European Music Council, International Music Council, PEN International, PEN America and Artists at

Human rights and cultural groups call for release of Mustafa Gamal ‘Art is not a crime. Freedom of expression is a right. Dissent is not terrorism.’ Today Safemuse joins Artists at Risk, English PEN, Index on Censorship, Freemuse, European Music Council, International Music Council, PEN International, PEN America and Artists at

Human rights and cultural groups call for release of Mustafa Gamal ‘Art is not a crime. Freedom of expression is a right. Dissent is not terrorism.’ Today Safemuse joins Artists at Risk, English PEN, Index on Censorship, Freemuse, European Music Council, International Music Council, PEN International, PEN America and Artists at ...

About us Support us Artistic freedom and populism ‘FRI KUNST 2020’ / MUSIC FREEDOM DAY: Deeyah Khan, an award-winning film director, human rights activist, record producer and former singer and artist, writes about the necessity and need for the power of art and artistic freedom in todays world, full of armed conflicts, inequality, radicalisation, authoritarianism,

Artistic freedom and populism ‘FRI KUNST 2020’ / MUSIC FREEDOM DAY: Deeyah Khan, an award-winning film director, human rights activist, record producer and former singer and artist, writes about the necessity and need for the power of art and artistic freedom in todays world, full of armed conflicts, inequality, radicalisation, authori

Artistic freedom and populism ‘FRI KUNST 2020’ / MUSIC FREEDOM DAY: Deeyah Khan, an award-winning film director, human rights activist, record producer and former singer and artist, writes about the necessity and need for the power of art and artistic freedom in todays world, full of armed conflicts, inequality, radicalisation, authori...

About us Support us A ONE-WEEK CELEBRATION OF ARTISTIC FREEDOM ALL OVER NORWAY MARCH 2020 SafeMUSE together with partners Freemuse, NOKU – Norwegian Culture Forum, NTO – Association of Norwegian Theaters and Orchestras and a long list of Norwegian artists associations, arts organizations and institutions are inviting for a celebration of ‘Fri Kunst’, Artistic Freedom 2-8 March 2020 all over

A ONE-WEEK CELEBRATION OF ARTISTIC FREEDOM ALL OVER NORWAY MARCH 2020 SafeMUSE together with partners Freemuse, NOKU – Norwegian Culture Forum, NTO – Association of Norwegian Theaters and Orchestras and a long list of Norwegian artists associations, arts organizations and institutions are inviting for a celebration of ‘Fri Kunst&

A ONE-WEEK CELEBRATION OF ARTISTIC FREEDOM ALL OVER NORWAY MARCH 2020 SafeMUSE together with partners Freemuse, NOKU – Norwegian Culture Forum, NTO – Association of Norwegian Theaters and Orchestras and a long list of Norwegian artists associations, arts organizations and institutions are inviting for a celebration of ‘Fri Kunst&...

About us Support us SafeMUSE welcomes residence artist: GATO’s LONG JOURNEY In the spring of 2016 the Guatemalan dancer ‘Gato’, together with the National Sami Theatre institution Beaivvás, received the Norwegian prestigious Hedda Prize for “Particular artistic effort” (Særlig kunstnerisk innsats), as an important performer and ‘supplier of terms’ for the ground-breaking theater production “Vidas

SafeMUSE welcomes residence artist: GATO’s LONG JOURNEY In the spring of 2016 the Guatemalan dancer ‘Gato’, together with the National Sami Theatre institution Beaivvás, received the Norwegian prestigious Hedda Prize for “Particular artistic effort” (Særlig kunstnerisk innsats), as an important performer and ‘supplier of terms’ for the groun

SafeMUSE welcomes residence artist: GATO’s LONG JOURNEY In the spring of 2016 the Guatemalan dancer ‘Gato’, together with the National Sami Theatre institution Beaivvás, received the Norwegian prestigious Hedda Prize for “Particular artistic effort” (Særlig kunstnerisk innsats), as an important performer and ‘supplier of terms’ for the groun...

About us Support us IMC’s World Forum on Music 2019, Paris: STANDING FOR ARTISTIC FREEDOM – IN SOLIDARITY During the 6th World Forum on Music focusing on the five music rights, SafeMUSE Project Manager Jan Lothe Eriksen’s gave an introduction to the First Music Right, and all participants raised in solidarity with artistic freedom fighters

IMC’s World Forum on Music 2019, Paris: STANDING FOR ARTISTIC FREEDOM – IN SOLIDARITY During the 6th World Forum on Music focusing on the five music rights, SafeMUSE Project Manager Jan Lothe Eriksen’s gave an introduction to the First Music Right, and all participants raised in solidarity with artistic freedom fighters

IMC’s World Forum on Music 2019, Paris: STANDING FOR ARTISTIC FREEDOM – IN SOLIDARITY During the 6th World Forum on Music focusing on the five music rights, SafeMUSE Project Manager Jan Lothe Eriksen’s gave an introduction to the First Music Right, and all participants raised in solidarity with artistic freedom fighters ...

About us Support us ‘FRI KUNST 2020’ – Artistic Freedom for a week in March After organizing Music Freedom Day in Norway annually every 3rd March since 2015, SafeMUSE have taken the initiative for a one-week marking of artistic freedom in Norway the first week in March 2020. All art-forms – all of Norway. SafeMUSE

‘FRI KUNST 2020’ – Artistic Freedom for a week in March After organizing Music Freedom Day in Norway annually every 3rd March since 2015, SafeMUSE have taken the initiative for a one-week marking of artistic freedom in Norway the first week in March 2020. All art-forms – all of Norway. SafeMUSE

‘FRI KUNST 2020’ – Artistic Freedom for a week in March After organizing Music Freedom Day in Norway annually every 3rd March since 2015, SafeMUSE have taken the initiative for a one-week marking of artistic freedom in Norway the first week in March 2020. All art-forms – all of Norway. SafeMUSE ...

About us Support us Thank you all: THIS WAS MUSIC FREEDOM DAY OSLO 2019 Artists, activists and organizations gathered together at Kulturhuset down town Oslo Sunday 3rd March celebrating music and art, artistic freedom and solidarity. A broad and diverse program including live performances, film screening and discussions. At daytime the four first SAFE-videos was

Thank you all: THIS WAS MUSIC FREEDOM DAY OSLO 2019 Artists, activists and organizations gathered together at Kulturhuset down town Oslo Sunday 3rd March celebrating music and art, artistic freedom and solidarity. A broad and diverse program including live performances, film screening and discussions. At daytime the four first SAFE-videos was

Thank you all: THIS WAS MUSIC FREEDOM DAY OSLO 2019 Artists, activists and organizations gathered together at Kulturhuset down town Oslo Sunday 3rd March celebrating music and art, artistic freedom and solidarity. A broad and diverse program including live performances, film screening and discussions. At daytime the four first SAFE-videos was ...

About us Support us Music Freedom Day 2019: A CELEBRATION OF ARRESTING MUSIC SafeMUSE is joining forces with Freemuse for the Music Freedom Day event in Oslo 3 March, and together we are inviting for a full afternoon/ evening program at Kulturhuset and Rock In, Oslo, celebrating artistic freedom. The artistic program includes the major

Music Freedom Day 2019: A CELEBRATION OF ARRESTING MUSIC SafeMUSE is joining forces with Freemuse for the Music Freedom Day event in Oslo 3 March, and together we are inviting for a full afternoon/ evening program at Kulturhuset and Rock In, Oslo, celebrating artistic freedom. The artistic program includes the major

Music Freedom Day 2019: A CELEBRATION OF ARRESTING MUSIC SafeMUSE is joining forces with Freemuse for the Music Freedom Day event in Oslo 3 March, and together we are inviting for a full afternoon/ evening program at Kulturhuset and Rock In, Oslo, celebrating artistic freedom. The artistic program includes the major ...

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NPA’s SOLIDARITY CONFERENCE 2018

NPA's Solidarity Conference 2018: "Activism - from engagement to change"

September 18, 2018

Last weekend young solidarity workers of the Norwegian Peoples Aid was gathered at the annual youth conference at Utøya to learn and discuss how to take activism from engagement to creating actual change. Harstad’s Safe Haven Artist and Afghan traditional music star Hamid Sakhizada and activist wife and festival initiator Maryam Sharifi was invited to inspire and talk about their work, together with Jan Lothe Eriksen from SafeMUSE. Hamid talked about Hazara music, the problems related to being a Hazara celebrity in Afghanistan and how to secure the Hazara traditional music and culture in todays Afghanistan. Maryam was asked about her work with the Simorgh Theatre project raising awareness on human rights, women’s and minorities’ rights through theatre, and also the development of the annual A Night With Buddha Festival. The festival was set up in 2012 by Maryam and friends to remember the destruction of the Buddhas of Bamiyan by Taliban in 2001 and the cultural world heritage connected to this. Both also talked about their continuous work in upholding their efforts to document and spread Hazara culture and tradition and also keeping up the Night With Buddha festival both in Afghanistan and also in Norway – from their new home in Harstad, Norway. The conversation was led by journalist Anne Gerd Grimsby Haarr.

The Friday evening was closed with an engaging concert by Hamid Sakhizada, ending with Syrian youths dancing to the Hazara music.   

The annual Solidarity Conference is held at the beautiful innland island of Utøya, Tyrifjorden. For many years the site for the summer camp of the Norwegian Labour Party’s youth organization AUF, and at the 22 July 2011 the crime scene of the terrorist attack on Norway. 69 people killed and 66 were injured at Utøya, and all together the terrorist killed 77 people (in Oslo and at Utøya). Now Utøya is rehabilitated and is used as a summer camp site and a venue for seminars and courses throughout the year school.

About us Support us El Haqed live at Blå 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2fRE1NqcUM El Haqed / L7A9D (Oslo 2015) FRESH FROM THE VAULT: To celebrate the new Safemuse website, we have dug out a video from May 1st 2015 featuring the Moroccan rapper El Haqed/L7a9d on stage together with the Norwegian rap-duo ‘Gatas Parlament’ (Street Parliament). El

El Haqed live at Blå 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2fRE1NqcUM El Haqed / L7A9D (Oslo 2015) FRESH FROM THE VAULT: To celebrate the new Safemuse website, we have dug out a video from May 1st 2015 featuring the Moroccan rapper El Haqed/L7a9d on stage together with the Norwegian rap-duo ‘Gatas Parlament’ (Street Parliament). El

El Haqed live at Blå 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2fRE1NqcUM El Haqed / L7A9D (Oslo 2015) FRESH FROM THE VAULT: To celebrate the new Safemuse website, we have dug out a video from May 1st 2015 featuring the Moroccan rapper El Haqed/L7a9d on stage together with the Norwegian rap-duo ‘Gatas Parlament’ (Street Parliament). El ...

About us Support us SAFEMUSE SØKER PROGRAMMEDARBEIDER meningsfylt arbeid med spennende og varierte oppgaver i et internasjonalt miljø Vi søker medarbeider til en nyopprettet fast stilling som skal ha ansvar for prosjekter, mediehåndtering og prosjektfinansiering. Vi har en liten administrasjon og et aktivt styre der det er stor plass for kreativitet og nye løsninger. Vår

SAFEMUSE SØKER PROGRAMMEDARBEIDER meningsfylt arbeid med spennende og varierte oppgaver i et internasjonalt miljø Vi søker medarbeider til en nyopprettet fast stilling som skal ha ansvar for prosjekter, mediehåndtering og prosjektfinansiering. Vi har en liten administrasjon og et aktivt styre der det er stor plass for kreativitet og nye løsninger.

SAFEMUSE SØKER PROGRAMMEDARBEIDER meningsfylt arbeid med spennende og varierte oppgaver i et internasjonalt miljø Vi søker medarbeider til en nyopprettet fast stilling som skal ha ansvar for prosjekter, mediehåndtering og prosjektfinansiering. Vi har en liten administrasjon og et aktivt styre der det er stor plass for kreativitet og nye løsninger....

About us Support us Human rights and cultural groups call for release of Mustafa Gamal ‘Art is not a crime. Freedom of expression is a right. Dissent is not terrorism.’ Today Safemuse joins Artists at Risk, English PEN, Index on Censorship, Freemuse, European Music Council, International Music Council, PEN International, PEN America and Artists at

Human rights and cultural groups call for release of Mustafa Gamal ‘Art is not a crime. Freedom of expression is a right. Dissent is not terrorism.’ Today Safemuse joins Artists at Risk, English PEN, Index on Censorship, Freemuse, European Music Council, International Music Council, PEN International, PEN America and Artists at

Human rights and cultural groups call for release of Mustafa Gamal ‘Art is not a crime. Freedom of expression is a right. Dissent is not terrorism.’ Today Safemuse joins Artists at Risk, English PEN, Index on Censorship, Freemuse, European Music Council, International Music Council, PEN International, PEN America and Artists at ...

About us Support us Artistic freedom and populism ‘FRI KUNST 2020’ / MUSIC FREEDOM DAY: Deeyah Khan, an award-winning film director, human rights activist, record producer and former singer and artist, writes about the necessity and need for the power of art and artistic freedom in todays world, full of armed conflicts, inequality, radicalisation, authoritarianism,

Artistic freedom and populism ‘FRI KUNST 2020’ / MUSIC FREEDOM DAY: Deeyah Khan, an award-winning film director, human rights activist, record producer and former singer and artist, writes about the necessity and need for the power of art and artistic freedom in todays world, full of armed conflicts, inequality, radicalisation, authori

Artistic freedom and populism ‘FRI KUNST 2020’ / MUSIC FREEDOM DAY: Deeyah Khan, an award-winning film director, human rights activist, record producer and former singer and artist, writes about the necessity and need for the power of art and artistic freedom in todays world, full of armed conflicts, inequality, radicalisation, authori...

About us Support us A ONE-WEEK CELEBRATION OF ARTISTIC FREEDOM ALL OVER NORWAY MARCH 2020 SafeMUSE together with partners Freemuse, NOKU – Norwegian Culture Forum, NTO – Association of Norwegian Theaters and Orchestras and a long list of Norwegian artists associations, arts organizations and institutions are inviting for a celebration of ‘Fri Kunst’, Artistic Freedom 2-8 March 2020 all over

A ONE-WEEK CELEBRATION OF ARTISTIC FREEDOM ALL OVER NORWAY MARCH 2020 SafeMUSE together with partners Freemuse, NOKU – Norwegian Culture Forum, NTO – Association of Norwegian Theaters and Orchestras and a long list of Norwegian artists associations, arts organizations and institutions are inviting for a celebration of ‘Fri Kunst&

A ONE-WEEK CELEBRATION OF ARTISTIC FREEDOM ALL OVER NORWAY MARCH 2020 SafeMUSE together with partners Freemuse, NOKU – Norwegian Culture Forum, NTO – Association of Norwegian Theaters and Orchestras and a long list of Norwegian artists associations, arts organizations and institutions are inviting for a celebration of ‘Fri Kunst&...

About us Support us SafeMUSE welcomes residence artist: GATO’s LONG JOURNEY In the spring of 2016 the Guatemalan dancer ‘Gato’, together with the National Sami Theatre institution Beaivvás, received the Norwegian prestigious Hedda Prize for “Particular artistic effort” (Særlig kunstnerisk innsats), as an important performer and ‘supplier of terms’ for the ground-breaking theater production “Vidas

SafeMUSE welcomes residence artist: GATO’s LONG JOURNEY In the spring of 2016 the Guatemalan dancer ‘Gato’, together with the National Sami Theatre institution Beaivvás, received the Norwegian prestigious Hedda Prize for “Particular artistic effort” (Særlig kunstnerisk innsats), as an important performer and ‘supplier of terms’ for the groun

SafeMUSE welcomes residence artist: GATO’s LONG JOURNEY In the spring of 2016 the Guatemalan dancer ‘Gato’, together with the National Sami Theatre institution Beaivvás, received the Norwegian prestigious Hedda Prize for “Particular artistic effort” (Særlig kunstnerisk innsats), as an important performer and ‘supplier of terms’ for the groun...

About us Support us IMC’s World Forum on Music 2019, Paris: STANDING FOR ARTISTIC FREEDOM – IN SOLIDARITY During the 6th World Forum on Music focusing on the five music rights, SafeMUSE Project Manager Jan Lothe Eriksen’s gave an introduction to the First Music Right, and all participants raised in solidarity with artistic freedom fighters

IMC’s World Forum on Music 2019, Paris: STANDING FOR ARTISTIC FREEDOM – IN SOLIDARITY During the 6th World Forum on Music focusing on the five music rights, SafeMUSE Project Manager Jan Lothe Eriksen’s gave an introduction to the First Music Right, and all participants raised in solidarity with artistic freedom fighters

IMC’s World Forum on Music 2019, Paris: STANDING FOR ARTISTIC FREEDOM – IN SOLIDARITY During the 6th World Forum on Music focusing on the five music rights, SafeMUSE Project Manager Jan Lothe Eriksen’s gave an introduction to the First Music Right, and all participants raised in solidarity with artistic freedom fighters ...

About us Support us ‘FRI KUNST 2020’ – Artistic Freedom for a week in March After organizing Music Freedom Day in Norway annually every 3rd March since 2015, SafeMUSE have taken the initiative for a one-week marking of artistic freedom in Norway the first week in March 2020. All art-forms – all of Norway. SafeMUSE

‘FRI KUNST 2020’ – Artistic Freedom for a week in March After organizing Music Freedom Day in Norway annually every 3rd March since 2015, SafeMUSE have taken the initiative for a one-week marking of artistic freedom in Norway the first week in March 2020. All art-forms – all of Norway. SafeMUSE

‘FRI KUNST 2020’ – Artistic Freedom for a week in March After organizing Music Freedom Day in Norway annually every 3rd March since 2015, SafeMUSE have taken the initiative for a one-week marking of artistic freedom in Norway the first week in March 2020. All art-forms – all of Norway. SafeMUSE ...

About us Support us Thank you all: THIS WAS MUSIC FREEDOM DAY OSLO 2019 Artists, activists and organizations gathered together at Kulturhuset down town Oslo Sunday 3rd March celebrating music and art, artistic freedom and solidarity. A broad and diverse program including live performances, film screening and discussions. At daytime the four first SAFE-videos was

Thank you all: THIS WAS MUSIC FREEDOM DAY OSLO 2019 Artists, activists and organizations gathered together at Kulturhuset down town Oslo Sunday 3rd March celebrating music and art, artistic freedom and solidarity. A broad and diverse program including live performances, film screening and discussions. At daytime the four first SAFE-videos was

Thank you all: THIS WAS MUSIC FREEDOM DAY OSLO 2019 Artists, activists and organizations gathered together at Kulturhuset down town Oslo Sunday 3rd March celebrating music and art, artistic freedom and solidarity. A broad and diverse program including live performances, film screening and discussions. At daytime the four first SAFE-videos was ...

About us Support us Music Freedom Day 2019: A CELEBRATION OF ARRESTING MUSIC SafeMUSE is joining forces with Freemuse for the Music Freedom Day event in Oslo 3 March, and together we are inviting for a full afternoon/ evening program at Kulturhuset and Rock In, Oslo, celebrating artistic freedom. The artistic program includes the major

Music Freedom Day 2019: A CELEBRATION OF ARRESTING MUSIC SafeMUSE is joining forces with Freemuse for the Music Freedom Day event in Oslo 3 March, and together we are inviting for a full afternoon/ evening program at Kulturhuset and Rock In, Oslo, celebrating artistic freedom. The artistic program includes the major

Music Freedom Day 2019: A CELEBRATION OF ARRESTING MUSIC SafeMUSE is joining forces with Freemuse for the Music Freedom Day event in Oslo 3 March, and together we are inviting for a full afternoon/ evening program at Kulturhuset and Rock In, Oslo, celebrating artistic freedom. The artistic program includes the major ...

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ECM’s EUROPEAN FORUM ON MUSIC

ECM's European Forum on Music: FOCUSING ON ARTISTIC FREEDOM

June 20, 2018

From 7 to 10 June 2018 more than 100 representatives from over 20 European countries met at the 8th edition of the European Music Council’s (ECM) European Forum on Music in Oslo, Norway. Among them the new member SafeMUSE.

The theme of the conference was “Looking Back – Looking Forward. The Future of Europe’s Musical Roots”, and included a session on artistic freedom lead by Sara Whyatt, advisor of the Working Group Arts Rights Justice Europe and UNESCO Expert on freedom of artistic expression.

The panel-discussion focused on how to promote and protect music freedom today and what the current trends and challenges there are in doing so, further if there should there be limitations on this freedom (eg. recent UK banning of ‘Drill’ music and ‘ridiculing’ victims of terror in Spain), and not the least what kind of support is needed from musicians and music organizations to promote and protect music freedom – whether it is suppression in Europe, or supporting colleagues in trouble elsewhere.

The panel-discussion also touched upon the problems for artists “from The South” when not obtaining visas to get in security, and the increasingly difficult climate in Europe and the western world for artistic freedom. The panel included Dr. Srirak Plipat (Freemuse), Sina Winter (artist/ From the Vastland) and Jan Lothe Eriksen (SafeMUSE).

Broad artistic program

The artistic program of the conference featured a broad range of genres and performers, including the Norwegian Girls’ Choir and Swedish Sami singer Katarina Barruk plus Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhoni Silvola. In addition SafeMUSE was involved in presenting Sina Winter’s black metal band From the Vastland and Safe Have Harstad’s guest musician Hamid Sakhizada together with Marthe Valle, Håvard Lund and Håkon Mjåset Johansen. The latter in a cooperation with Culture Troms/ Troms County Council. All together a true celebration of musical diversity and high artistic quality.

5 Music Rights

For the EMC and its members the future will very much focus on the implementation and further development of the European Agenda for Music, reflecting the diverse topics and looking at how the

Agenda can be implemented practically also on a local level – some examples were discussed in the project presentations by EMC members.

The core objective of this European Agenda is that Access to music is a human right and that everyone, regardless of physical ability, gender, age, social, cultural or geographical origin, should be able to engage in music from childhood. And the number one formulated Music Right is “The right for all children and adults and the right for all musical artists to express themselves musically in all freedom.”

The idea for the European Agenda for Music emerged from discussions among EMC members in autumn 2012 about the future of music in Europe. Recognizing the need for action, the EMC reached out to music stakeholders across the continent. And the European Agenda for Music was developed out of a continent-wide consultation launched by the European Music Council (EMC). Reaching out to the entire music sector, it identifies the sector’s collective needs and sets out priorities for the future. A powerful confirmation of the European music sector’s desire to join together in the promotion of a common cause, the Agenda details which directions to pursue in order to ensure a music sector that remains strong, fair, innovative and diverse in a rapidly changing world.

MORE INFORMATION/ PRESS RELEASE and PHOTOES from EMC HERE

About us Support us El Haqed live at Blå 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2fRE1NqcUM El Haqed / L7A9D (Oslo 2015) FRESH FROM THE VAULT: To celebrate the new Safemuse website, we have dug out a video from May 1st 2015 featuring the Moroccan rapper El Haqed/L7a9d on stage together with the Norwegian rap-duo ‘Gatas Parlament’ (Street Parliament). El

El Haqed live at Blå 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2fRE1NqcUM El Haqed / L7A9D (Oslo 2015) FRESH FROM THE VAULT: To celebrate the new Safemuse website, we have dug out a video from May 1st 2015 featuring the Moroccan rapper El Haqed/L7a9d on stage together with the Norwegian rap-duo ‘Gatas Parlament’ (Street Parliament). El

El Haqed live at Blå 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2fRE1NqcUM El Haqed / L7A9D (Oslo 2015) FRESH FROM THE VAULT: To celebrate the new Safemuse website, we have dug out a video from May 1st 2015 featuring the Moroccan rapper El Haqed/L7a9d on stage together with the Norwegian rap-duo ‘Gatas Parlament’ (Street Parliament). El ...

About us Support us SAFEMUSE SØKER PROGRAMMEDARBEIDER meningsfylt arbeid med spennende og varierte oppgaver i et internasjonalt miljø Vi søker medarbeider til en nyopprettet fast stilling som skal ha ansvar for prosjekter, mediehåndtering og prosjektfinansiering. Vi har en liten administrasjon og et aktivt styre der det er stor plass for kreativitet og nye løsninger. Vår

SAFEMUSE SØKER PROGRAMMEDARBEIDER meningsfylt arbeid med spennende og varierte oppgaver i et internasjonalt miljø Vi søker medarbeider til en nyopprettet fast stilling som skal ha ansvar for prosjekter, mediehåndtering og prosjektfinansiering. Vi har en liten administrasjon og et aktivt styre der det er stor plass for kreativitet og nye løsninger.

SAFEMUSE SØKER PROGRAMMEDARBEIDER meningsfylt arbeid med spennende og varierte oppgaver i et internasjonalt miljø Vi søker medarbeider til en nyopprettet fast stilling som skal ha ansvar for prosjekter, mediehåndtering og prosjektfinansiering. Vi har en liten administrasjon og et aktivt styre der det er stor plass for kreativitet og nye løsninger....

About us Support us Human rights and cultural groups call for release of Mustafa Gamal ‘Art is not a crime. Freedom of expression is a right. Dissent is not terrorism.’ Today Safemuse joins Artists at Risk, English PEN, Index on Censorship, Freemuse, European Music Council, International Music Council, PEN International, PEN America and Artists at

Human rights and cultural groups call for release of Mustafa Gamal ‘Art is not a crime. Freedom of expression is a right. Dissent is not terrorism.’ Today Safemuse joins Artists at Risk, English PEN, Index on Censorship, Freemuse, European Music Council, International Music Council, PEN International, PEN America and Artists at

Human rights and cultural groups call for release of Mustafa Gamal ‘Art is not a crime. Freedom of expression is a right. Dissent is not terrorism.’ Today Safemuse joins Artists at Risk, English PEN, Index on Censorship, Freemuse, European Music Council, International Music Council, PEN International, PEN America and Artists at ...

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MALMO SAFE HAVENS REPORT 2017

Malmö Safe Havens report 2017: - I don’t give them the chance to censor my songs in any way...

May 28, 2018

The Report from the Safe Havens Conference in Malmö 6-8 December last year is now available online. An extensive report by Michael Schmidt with photos by Stefan Landenberg and Ava Hanning, giving an in-depth insight to the conference themes last year ranging from how to combat hate speech and cyber-bullying, to how the Arab world’s artistic and intellectual Diasporas are dealing with the somewhat deflated atmosphere in the wake of the erosion of the promise of the so-called “Arab Spring”.

The main theme for the conference was “Artists and Movements”, and the days in Malmö started out with two artist presentations, and this is (in brief) from Michael Schmidt’s report:

As the trajectory of a falcon, underscored by the rhythm provided by musicians Nariman Hodjati and Masih Madani, elegant Iranian dancer-choreographer Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam spun dervish-like in a widening gyre, his svelte movements embracing the widening world of the arts, from the subatomic tracery of its paints and inks to the furthest reaches of its Diasporas. To the awed appreciation of his audience, Sahrokh’s feet stirred the dust motes on the floorboards of the onion-domed Moriska Paviljongen, site of the fourth gathering of Safe Havens: the Malmö Meetings. Initiated in 2013, Safe Havens is the premiere international gathering of activists in the field of art, as well as organisations that monitor the safety of creatives worldwide – some of which host artists in exile in extreme circumstances. Held in a contemplative, dynamic and engaged atmosphere over 6-8 December 2017, delegates and artists from across the world were delighted to hear that funding had been secured for a 2018 edition of the gathering.

Two key discussions – backed by stirring performances – demonstrated the universal, and in many cases, insidious nature of censorship against the arts. The theme was initiated by Norwegian cellist and SafeMUSE co-founder Jan Lothe Eriksen, interviewing Norwegian pop-star Pål Moddi Knutsen whose personal journey to a rather shocked awareness of the global prevalence of censorship was enlightening. Moddi’s album and book project Unsongs: Forbidden Stories tells the stories behind twelve outlawed songs from Mexico to Britain to Israel to Vietnam. 

Moddi said the roots of this project that altered the direction of his career so profoundly was that over 2013-2014, based on the success of his sweet nostalgic pop tune House by the Sea, he had been touring the world launching an album in English and Norwegian.

“When I stepped into this world of politically-charged, controversial, angry, pointy music, it amazed me how far musicians were willing to go in order to get their message out – and we are of course at this conference because of some of these musicians who have really gone lengths to sing what they believe in… These are musicians with a message: that message was so strong I couldn’t resist it as a listener.”

Another artist in movement is the Vietnamese artist Mai Khoi. Michael Schmidt reports:

“After the nomination [to Parliament], I kind of moved to another way. I have many people who support me, but also many people resist me… After the nomination, I was banned from singing in public in Vietnam because the government doesn’t like my sounds and I don’t give them the chance to censor my songs in any way. Instead I give concerts in a private place but the police still come to my concerts and make difficulties for the owner of venue.” These discrete private concerts for a select group of only about 40 guests have been raided by armed and plain-clothes police who fine the venue host as a way of discouraging support for her. So Mai turned to Facebook where she is followed by more than 46,000 people, both to get her message out via live screenings of her unlicensed concerts and to give herself a profile that helps protect her.

The conference was hosted by the Culture Department of Malmö City and organized in partnership with the Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) and SafeMUSE, the conference gathered organizations, activists, artists, and writers involved in issues concerning free speech, artistic freedom, and the protection of artists at risk.

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE

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