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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).

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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!

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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.

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AMJ and her band performed at the legendary jazz club for the twentieth time in their career. From 23rd to 25th December 2016 they played five extraordinary concerts inspired by Polish Christmas tradition. Read more about: Anna Maria Jopek Returns to Blue Note Tokyo

Nextpop & 2Track Rework Contest, photo: press materials

7 artists from the Nextpop/Innersong stable are taking part in an event co organised by the labels and the 2Track.pro portal. The competition will end with the releasing of a digital album of the winning reworkings of 10 tracks by: BOKKA, Fismoll, Kari, Oly., Baasch, Milky Wishlake & Lari Lu.

Dagadana & friends, photo: press materials

In the World Music Charts Europe, a prestigeous ranking of the 150 best albums of 2016, prepared by the members of the Worldmusic Workshop of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), DAGADANA’s album Meridian 68 was ranked 48th.