Westway LAB Festival is a showcase festival and a conference happening from 10th to 13th April in Guimarães, Portugal. We'll be participating as well – Music Estonia will be represented by Marii Reimann, our Head of Programmes and by Virgo Sillamaa, Director of Music Estonia. Besides the festival, Virgo will be participating in European Music Exporters Exchange (EMEE) meeting to discuss European Music Export Strategy (EMES).
Westway LAB Festival is a collaborative platform, a living and organic laboratory, of experimentation and stimulus to creativity whose goal is to bring together, in the same city, acclaimed and emerging, international and national, innovative and purists artists for two weeks. Two weeks of music creation, video, urban interventions and thought played out through the development of activities such as Artistic Residencies, Talks, Showcases, PRO Conferences and Concerts.
EMEE is the network of the 23 national Music Export Offices in Europe which join forces for a strategic network aimed at increasing the circulation of European repertoire. Director of Music Estonia – Virgo Sillamaa – is a board member of EMEE.