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27mar'17 2apr'17

Tallin Music Week is one of the most important music festivals in the Baltic region. Since its foundation in 2009, the festival has grown to include conferences such as Creativity For Change and even a Songwriters Camp. This year, six bands from Poland will perform at TMW: Coals, Janusz Prusinowski Kompania, Moo Latte, Rhythm Baboon, RAT and Sutari. Read more about: Polish Bands at Tallinn Music Week

27mar'17 8apr'17

Polish musician Buslav will take part in an artistic residency during Westway Lab, the contemporary music festival in Guimarães, Portugal, which is part of the European Talent Exchange Programme network. Read more about: Buslav at the Westway Lab Festival

Stara Rzeka, photo: Desi Estevez

From Estonia through Spain and back to Poland: Find out where well-known and up-and-coming Polish bands and musicians will perform this year.

Answer Me, BOKKA Music Video stills, photo: press materials

For the first time ever, a Polish music video has qualified for the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas. The clip for the BOKKA’s song Answer Me will be screened alongside music videos the likes of Beyonce’s Formation.

Enea Spring Break 2017, photo: press materials

Four artists – Hańba, Better Person, Rosa Vertov and Mateusz Franczak – specially selected by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and Enea Spring Break, will perform on Thursday April 20th at Scena na Piętrze.

Flaming Lips, photo: Flaming Lips press materials

In light of the premiere of the ‘Polish’ album by The Flaming Lips, we went in search of Polish accents in popular and indie music. Who, apart from David Bowie, was inspired by Warsaw? Who passed through Śląsk? Who was amazed by the history of the Solidarity movement?

Songwriting camp in Tallinn, photo: press materials.

Tallinn Music Week (TMW), Music Estonia, Estonian song contest Eesti Laul and Don’t Panic! We’re from Poland have joined their forces again to organise another professional song-writing camp in the Baltics from 27 - 30 March 2017. The writing and recording period will last for two days (March 28 and 29).

1feb'17 3feb'17

MENT Ljubljana (1-3 February 2017) is hosting three Polish acts this year: Coals, Sotei and Teielte. Don’t Panic! We’re from Poland will host a reception at Kino Šiška and a large number of Polish delegates will take part in the conference panels. Read more about: Poland at MENT Ljubljana!

11jan'17 14jan'17

Two Polish bands are playing this year at Eurosonic Noorderslag – Buslav and Trupa Trupa! The event, which takes place in Groningen, Netherlands is highly opinion-forming and the biggest European music showcase festival. The 31st edition will happen between January 11th – 14th. Read more about: Buslav and Trupa Trupa at Eurosonic 2017!

Wacław Zimpel, photo: Andrzej Sidor/FORUM

In the 1960s and 1970s, minimalism defied the order of contemporary music. Today it’s present in philharmonics and films, having moved from counterculture to high culture. In 2016, it overtook Polish records.