Project - Song Writers of the Arctic Network


Description (EN): Song Writers of the Arctic Network - SWAN will solve the basic problem of professional isolation and poor global market reach. Through the establishment of a Support Service, the project will provide place-based solutions by combining regional/transnational network clusters and match-making workshops that bring together songwriters/producers and representatives from the global music industry. The project will promote real cases/assignments, inspirational leadership and a commitment to develop partnerships that ensure that results are measured in terms of numbers of signed contracts, music sold on new international markets and promotional success. Targeted groups include 16-19 year olds who are songwriters of the future but the main focus is on songwriters of all ages, ethnicity and gender who are capable of delivering the needs of the market and industry. By bringing in representatives from the music industry the project is not simply relying on creating platforms for dissemination of ideas or information - it is building a business network based on personal relationships providing a joint platform for development. Without personal contact the music industry will simply not acknowledge the rich pool of talent that currently exists. This approach can be transferred to other fields within the creative industry which suffers from centralisation despite the attraction and inspiration of the peripheral NPA region.
Expected Results (EN): Preparedness of responsible authorities in remote, sparsely populated areas for environmental management in relation to climate change and impacts of new investments in exploitation of natural resources

Thematic Information

Thematics: Cultural heritage and arts  Institutional cooperation and cooperation networks  Rural and peripheral development  
Specific Objective: Greater market reach beyond local markets for SMEs in remote and sparsely populated areas
Thematic Objective: (3) enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs by:
Investment Priority: (3d) supporting the capacity of SMEs to grow in regional, national and international markets, and to engage in innovation processes

Project Summary

Project name (EN): Song Writers of the Arctic Network
Project acronym: SWAN

Period: 2014-2020
Date of latest update: 2018-12-27


Project start date: 2015-08-01
Project end date: 2016-01-01
Project status: Closed

Total budget/expenditure: EUR 44.982,76
European Union funding: EUR 29.238,79

Project documents

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Partners Data

Lead Partner (EN): Storuman Municipality
Lead Partner: Storuman Municipality
Address: Storumans Kommun,, Storuman, Sweden
Legal status: public

Address: Bondevägen, Storuman, Sweden
Legal status: public
Department: Vefsn Municipality
Address: Postboks 573,, Mosjøen, Norway
Legal status: public
Address: Sjögatan, Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
Legal status: public
Department: The faculty of music education, jazz, and folk music
Address: Vaasantie, Seinäjoki, Finland
Legal status: public

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