Classical:NEXT Event for professionals in classical music
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Classical:NEXT Event for professionals in classical music
De Doelen Concert and Congress Centre, Kruisplein 30/40, 3012 CC Rotterdam, the Netherlands

“NEXT:Tech Stand – Social Technology & Art, presented by FinnCult & Classical:NEXT

Classical:NEXT was born out of the simple idea to bring the diverse scenes of classical music together and offer them a forum to exchange ideas and develop new ways for working within classical and contemporary music.

As part of our Social Technology & Art project, the Finnish Cultural Institute joins forces with Classical:NEXT to offer a stand focused on the future of technology in classical music. The stand presents organisations and projects which use technology to advance the classical music industry, grow its audience base, create new revenue sources  as well as new ways for artists to interact with their art and audience are exhibiting at the stand. The Finnish Institute’s Social Technology & Art programme aims to bring together new interactive technologies and cultural and creative industry practitioners.

The stand is provided by Classical:NEXT and facilitated by the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux.

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TelepART: Thalamus

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Zilleghem Folk Festival, Loppem, Belgium
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Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux
Boomstraat 14/3
1000 Brussels

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