WHAT IS FUNDING?
Funding means giving money to offer support.
You submit an application.
Then a jury decides whether or not the project gets money.
WHO CAN RECEIVE FUNDING?
Musicboard Berlin has various forms of funding.
- Labels [A label is like a publishing house for music. A label is a company. The company produces and sells music.]
- Events and festivals
Besides, Musicboard offers scholarships.
A scholarship means:
Musicians receive financial support for a certain period of time.
This allows them to concentrate solely on music.
On new ideas and works.
HELP WITH FUNDING APPLICATIONS
Funding applications are often complicated.
They are not written in simple language.
Do you have questions about funding?
Do you need assistance?
Then feel free to contact us.
The telephone number is:
030 288 787 88
The email address is:
WHAT IS INTERMEDIATION?
You get information.
You learn something new.
You get to talk about a certain topic.
WHAT KIND OF INTERMEDIATION DOES MUSICBOARD DO?
Musicboard does intermediation for pop music.
At Musicboard Berlin you can get information on the subject of pop music.
That way you can get an general idea of what’s happening.
We connect people.
And in all of Germany.
We inform you:
Where can I find the right person to contact with my questions?
For example, these questions:
- Where can I get which funding?
- Where can I find a rehearsal room?
- Where can I study music?
DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT INTERMEDIATION?
WHAT EVENTS DOES MUSICBOARD DO?
Musicboard Berlin does more than provide information about pop music.
We also organise our own events.
We do two festivals.
They are called Pop-Kultur and Fête de la Musique.
Fête de la Musique is French
Translated, it means: Festival of Music.
This is how you pronounce the name: Fett day la mu-zeek.
WHAT IS POP-KULTUR?
Pop-Kultur is an international festival.
There are artists from many different countries.
It always takes place once a year.
At a place called the Kulturbrauerei in Berlin.
Kulturbrauerei is German for culture brewery.
The place used to be a brewery.
Now it is used for cultural events like Pop-Kultur.
The festival is organised by Musicboard Berlin.
You can find more information about Pop-Kultur here.
The information is in simple language.
WHAT IS FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE?
The Fête de la Musique is a festival.
It always takes place on 21 June.
This day is the beginning of summer.
And it is the longest day of the year.
The Fête de la Musique is a celebration of music.
Everyone can join in and celebrate.
Hobby musicians and professionals.
Old and young musicians.
No matter what kind of music they make.
They perform in many places.
On streets, plazas and in parks.
They share their music with friends, neighbours and strangers.
The concerts are free to attend.
The Fête de la Musique has been around since 1982.
It is celebrated all over the world.
In 120 countries.
In more than 1,000 cities.
Berlin has been part of it since 1995.
You can find more information about Fête de la Musique here.
The information is not in simple language.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR EVERYONE
One thing is important to us at Musicboard.
That is diversity.
All people are different.
And that is good.
We offer services for everyone.
That’s why we make sure everything is accessible.
At our events.
On our website.
And in what we offer on the internet.
INFO ON ACCESSIBILITY
We think it’s important:
Everyone should be able to use our services.
And without barriers.
That is what we are working on.
That means, for example:
- We get advice from people with disabilities.
We work together with them.
Because they are experts in accessibility.
And experts on their own lives.
- There is information in simple language.
- There are subtitles for videos.
- There are videos with audio descriptions.
Audio description means:
Someone describes for blind people:
What can be seen in the video?
- At Pop-Kultur there is a team for accessibility.
It accompanies visitors with disabilities.
- We have services to support different kinds of people.
- We offer German Sign Language at our events.
- There are accessible bathrooms at our events.
WHO WORKS AT MUSICBOARD BERLIN?
We do our work as a team.
There are now 10 people in our team.
They have different responsibilities.