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Kultūras un dabas mantojuma saglabāšana un atjaunināšana Latvijas Repuyblijas Kultūras ministrija

Project number: EEZLV04/GSKA/2013/10.

Project promoter: Association for Adventurous Music and Film Art "Skaņu Mežs".

Project title: "Experimental music lighthouses: Riga - Tromso".

Date of project contract: 06.10.2014.

Project partner: Norway's innovative music festival "Insomnia";
Total eligible costs: 114 728.00 euro;

The amount of support - 86,38% of eligible costs, not more than 99 102.05 euro of which:

EEA co-financing - 85% of eligible costs, not more than 84 236.74 euro;

National co-financing - 15% of eligible costs not more than 14 865.31 euro;

Co-financing of the beneficiary - 13.62% of the total eligible project costs, not more than 15 625.95 euro.

Planned project start date: 01.11.2014.
Duration of the Project: 12 months.

Venue: Riga (Latvia), Tromso (Norway).

Project discription: The Project  "Experimental Music Lighthouses Riga-Tromsø" envisages collaboration between two leading innovative music festivals of the European countries - "Skaņu Mežs" of Riga and Norwegian music festival "Insomnia", which annually takes place in Norwegian city Tromsø and establishment of infrastructure for innovative music (in terms of information content, feedback and auditory) between the two cities.  Within the Project producing and presentation of new musical production at both festivals will be implemented; the exchange of musicians between  festivals „Skaņu Mežs” and „Insomnia”; collaboration within the European dimension, by creating common program of the outstanding European music projects and by presenting them at the both festivals; the exchange of culture residencies between Riga and Tromsø in establishment of sound  and audiovisual artwork. 
Planned project activities:

1. Project management.

2. The collaboration of „Skaņu Mežs and „Insomnia” with the objective to create a new composition and presentation.

3. The exchange of musicians between  festivals „Skaņu Mežs” and „Insomnia”, creating concert program content with compositions and performers from Latvia and Norway.
4. The exchange of musical programs and promotion at the  festivals „Skaņu Mežs” and „Insomnia”.

5. The exchange of culture residencies sound  and audiovisual   work of art establishment : The culture  residence  of Latvia  in Norway, Tromsø and culture  residence  of Norway in Latvia, Riga.

6. Informative and publicity measures.

Contact information: Viestarts Gailītis, Viestartse