HEMI Music Award will be a talent programme for artists seeking professional support to help them break the frontiers, reach new audiences and develop international career.
The Αward will be addressed to Export ready artist, meaning that Artist should have experience playing music to a live audience, they should have promo material on the internet, they should have music which is available on major streaming services, and they should have released new music in the last 2 years.
The HEMI Music Award (HMA) activities will combine theory, practice and most of all, real life experiences, providing support through different packages of a total budget worth €36.000!
The selection will be done by an international Jury of 27 members Industry Expert, Festival organizers, Promoters, Export Offices, Venue managers and Music journalists from the 9 countries of the Award: Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia, Poland and Romania.
The process of selection will be developed in 3 phases:
Phase 1: Preselection of 3 nominees from each country
This phase will be about checking applicants’ data and eligibility criteria’s, leading to a preselection of 3 nominees per country (27 in total). Jury members will evaluate the nominees through networking and training sessions. The objective will be to help artists identify skills and competencies they need towards the development of their international career.
Phase 2: Selection of 9 International Nominees
In this phase, Jury will reduce the 3 nominees to 1 nominee per country, leading to a pool of 9 international nominees. These nominees will go through specialized training and receiving Tailor Made Business Consultancy on topics they need to break the frontiers! All nominees will participate to an international live music event, which will lead to the final phase of the programme.
Phase 3: Award Winners
The final phase of the programme where the Jury will select 3 finalists and winners of the HEMI Music Award 2021. The announcement will be made during a special event mid-May.
More news next weeks!
HEMI MUSIC AWARD is organized by the Hub for the Exchange of the Music Innovation (HEMI) a project co-funded by the creative Europe Programme of the European Union.