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Music Freedom Day 2017

Women’s voices on Music Freedom Day 2017

Freemuse is focusing on women on Music Freedom Day on 3 March 2017

Women’s voices on Music Freedom Day 2017

Music Freedom Day highlights 2017

Music Freedom Day once again took place globally on 3 March with the participation and mobilising of artists, broadcasters, cultural managers, journalists, activists, creative hubs, organisations and music lovers worldwide. Around the world, Music Freedom Day events took place in 23 countries. The focus for Music Freedom Day 2017 were women’s voices and the need …

Music Freedom Day highlights 2017

Thank you for joining MFD 2017

A big thank you to all who made Music Freedom Day 2017 such an outstanding success! We will be updating the media coverage and photos from all the events at www.musicfreedomday.org over the next week. In the meantime you can see the continually updated coverage from Music Freedom Day 2017 on storify.com We are now …

Thank you for joining MFD 2017

Podcast: Spotlight on Saudi female artists

This podcast by Big Hass, founder & host of Laish Hip Hop – Saudi’s First FM Hip Hop Radio Show, explores the current conditions for Saudi women artists.

Podcast: Spotlight on Saudi female artists

List of events on Music Freedom Day 2017

This year Music Freedom Day is taking place in a number of cities such as Barcelona, Bologna, Copenhagen, Dakar, Geneva, Harare, Johannesburg, Kabul, Milan, Nairobi, New York, Oslo, Peshawar, Rabat, Yangon, and more… We will continue to update you on the events on and around Music Freedom Day. In the meantime, here are some of …

List of events on Music Freedom Day 2017

Women artists speak out – Music Freedom Day 2017

In this four-minute video, women artists from different countries make statements about why Music Freedom Day is important to them – and how women’s space frequently is “compressed”, as Kenyan artist Valentine Zikki puts it. The video highlights the variety of colourful posters for the events. → See / share on youtube.com

Women artists speak out – Music Freedom Day 2017

Playing with the censors

The lyrics are not to be “political, controversial or sensitive” and no countries or persons should be named. This was the message sent to artist Hanna Cinthio a.k.a. Hanouneh when she was going to perform in Qatar. One of her songs – an empowering feminist anthem tackling patriarchal traditions, religious hypocrisy and sexual taboos – …

Playing with the censors

BBC Radio: Dying for a song

In this excellent half-hour documentary radio program produced by Brian King and Rex Bloomstein for BBC Radio 4 in February 2017, you will hear Deeyah Khan tell her story: How she was forced to flee Norway in the face of violent threats from her own Pakistani community aimed at stopping her singing. And Iranian singer …

BBC Radio: Dying for a song

Music Freedom Day posters – 2017

                     

Music Freedom Day posters – 2017

Listen to forbidden female voices on Spotify

» To listen, go to play.spotify.com   MUSIC FREEDOM DAY 2017 SPOTIFY PLAYLIST – IN CELEBRATION AND PROTECTION OF WOMEN’S VOICES Did you know that… Women are banned from singing in public in some countries? Women cannot attend a concert in some places? The music industry is still unequal? This is why Freemuse is focusing …

Listen to forbidden female voices on Spotify

Music Freedom Day 2017 in celebration and protection of WOMEN’S VOICES

Did you know that Women are banned from singing in public in some countries Women cannot attend a concert in some places The music industry is still unequal ⇒ This is why Freemuse is focusing on women on Music Freedom Day on 3 March 2017 In Saudi Arabia and Iran women performers are not allowed …

Music Freedom Day 2017 in celebration and protection of WOMEN’S VOICES

JOIN MUSIC FREEDOM DAY 3 MARCH 2017

Music Freedom Day’s was celebrated in more than 50 countries earlier this year. This was also the year celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Music Freedom Day. Once again, we would like to thank you all for your energy, dedication and support. In a few months, on Friday 3 March 2017, Music Freedom Day will again …

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