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Freemuse appoints new Executive Director

24 April 2017

Freemuse appoints Dr Srirak Plipat as new Executive Director from 1 April. The organisation thanks Ole Reitov, former Executive Director, for leading Freemuse and positioning it as a leading organisation in defending artistic freedom.

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Freemuse Newsletter no 2 / 2017

27 March 2017

Freemuse receives Norwegian grant The Culture Section of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has granted Freemuse a three-year contract worth NOK 6 million – equivalent to EUR 660,000. The grant is provided for Freemuse’s core work and activities. In 2016, the ministry launched a new strategy for freedom of …

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Qatar: Playing with the censors

28 February 2017

  The state of Qatar is young and old at the same time, immersed in both modernity and tradition. Governed by strict Islamic principles under the supreme power of the emir, Qatar is a place where freedom of speech is very limited, and where artistic expression risks being banned or …

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Songhoy Blues plays Fela – featuring Femi Kuti

15 January 2017

SPECIAL SONG FOR BROADCASTERS for Music Freedom Day 3 March 2017 – and the days to come The song ‘Shakara’ featuring Songhoy Blues with special guests Femi Kuti and Madu Diabate, recorded exclusively for broadcasters on the occasion of the annual Music Freedom Day. Details about the song Name of …

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