• United Kingdom: Listen to the banned in Lincoln

    Festival800 in Lincoln, UK, and Freemuse present banned artists on stage, inspired by the Freemuse-Deeyah album production ‘Listen to the banned’ ‘Listen to the banned | Music to make dictators tremble and fundamentalists fume’ is a full day programme curated and developed by Festival800 in partnership with Freemuse. Celebrating the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the […]
  • Selda Bagcan: speech – November 2006

    SELDA BAĞCAN(Turkey) Selda Bağcan has sold albums counted in millions, and she has been accused with sentences that accumulate to over 500 years of imprisonment if they were carried out. In this testimony she speaks about her personal experiences of music censorship in Turkey. See translation below.  Wimpy Wasp Player Flash Player upgrade required Selda […]
  • Grup Yorum

    GRUP YORUM (Turkey) Ali Aracı, Öznur Turan and Cihan Keşkek are members of the politically active Turkish folk music band Grup Yorum. In this 12-minutes interview they talk about their personal experiences of music censorship in Turkey. See also transcription below.  Wimpy Wasp Player Flash Player upgrade required Speaking on behalf of Grup Yorum, Cihan […]
  • Fadal Dey

    FADAL DEY(Côte d’Ivoire) ##PagePublishedLong## Fadal Dey is currently one of the rising stars of reggae music in Africa. His concerts attract thousands of admirers. In this interview he speaks about music censorship in Côte d’Ivoire and West Africa, as he experienced it concerning his song ‘Bat Government’.  Wimpy Wasp Player Flash Player upgrade required Fadal Dey […]
  • Video interviews from the 3rd Freemuse World Conference

    | Start page | Media coverage | Speakers | Programme | Photos |  3rd FREEMUSE WORLD CONFERENCE ON MUSIC AND CENSORSHIP VIDEO INTERVIEWSfrom the conference in Istanbul, 25-26 November 2006 Fadal Dey – singer from Côte d’Ivoire Grup Yorum – music group from Turkey Jason Carter – British guitarist about Saudi Arabia Jeroen de Kloet – Dutch researcher about China Mario Masvidal – professor from […]
  • 3rd Freemuse World Conference on Music and Censorship

    | Media coverage | Speakers | Programme | Photos | Video interviews |  3rd FREEMUSE WORLD CONFERENCEON MUSIC AND CENSORSHIP 25-26 November 2006 in Istanbul, Turkey Professional musicians, scholars, and composers from 22 countries met at the 3rd Freemuse World Conference. Over two intensive days, they documented how music censorship is being implemented in countries all […]
  • Sanar Yurdatapan

    ŞANAR YURDATAPAN (Turkey) Composer Şanar Yurdatapan is Director of the Turkish-based Association for Freedom of Expression. In this interview he speaks about the session entitled ‘Turkey – Crossing the bridge’ which was an important event at the 3rd Freemuse World Conference in Istanbul in November 2006. Wimpy Wasp Player Flash Player upgrade required Şanar Yurdatapan […]
  • Speakers of the 3rd Freemuse World Conference

    | Start page | Media coverage | Programme | Photos | Video interviews |  3rd FREEMUSE WORLD CONFERENCEON MUSIC AND CENSORSHIP SPEAKERS AND MODERATORS Andy Fuller (Australia)Andy Fuller was born in 1977 in Melbourne, Australia. He completed his Master of Arts in 2004 at University of Melbourne. His thesis studied the politically subversive literature of […]
  • Programme of the 3rd Freemuse World Conference

    | Start page | Media coverage | Speakers | Photos | Video interviews |   3rd Freemuse World Conference on Music and Censorship   CONFERENCE PROGRAMME Latest update on 16 November 2006  SATURDAY 25 NOV   10:00 – 10:30 — OPENING CEREMONY —   MUSICAL WELCOME Mahsa Vahdat & Marjan Vahdat, Singers, Iran   WELCOME […]
  • Photos of the 3rd Freemuse World Conference

    | Start page | Media coverage | Speakers | Programme | Video interviews |  3rd FREEMUSE WORLD CONFERENCEON MUSIC AND CENSORSHIP ##PagePublishedLong## PHOTOS Photos copyright: Anna Schori for Freemuse      1.   Shakeb Isaar, exiled VJ from Afghanistan 2.   Gözde Cangüzel, student from University of Istanbul 3.   Selda Bağcan, singer from Turkey 4.   Attendees […]
  • Turkey: Anti-censorship initiative launched

    NEWS Turkey:Anti-censorship initiative launched A new initiative against censorship was born during the 3rd Freemuse World Conference in Istanbul on 26 November 2006: Artists from Turkey launched the SSS initiative – Sanatta Sansüre Son – which means “End to Censorship on Arts”. The launch took place right after a session which had presented strong testimonies […]
  • Croatia: Music and Censorship in ex-Yugoslavia

    SPEECHES Croatia:Music and Censorship in ex-Yugoslavia – Some views from Croatia Speech by Mr. Svanibor Pettan, at the 1st Freemuse World conference in 1998 Peoples who dominated the first Southern Slav state from 1918 to World War II (Serbs, Croats, Slovenes) or became fully recognized in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Montenegrins, Macedonians, ethnic […]
  • Argentina: Culture and the development of a lasting freedom

    SPEECHES Argentina:Can culture and art play a part in the development of a lasting freedom or not? Speech by Mr. Miguel Angel Estrella, at the 1st Freemuse World conference in 1998 Many artists and intellectuals throughout all times, believing that culture and art were a privileged way of transmitting aesthetic beauty, have asked themselves how […]

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