Seminars

Finest Sounds presents: Folk, World Music & Jazz Market in Japan

Opportunities and challenges for international non-mainstream music

Finest Sounds presents: Folk, World Music & Jazz Market in Japan

International Program in englishThursday 5.10.Raide 4 / 13:30 - 14:30

Moderator : Tapio Korjus (Rockadillo)

Panelists: Yoko Nozaki (The Music Plant), Tomoyuki Ohsawa (Office Ohsawa), Matsuo Kyohito (Min-On Concert Association) and Tetsuo Murakami (Min-On Concert Association)

Japan is a country of nearly 130 million inhabitants. Just like with other products, Japanese fans value high quality and exclusivity in music. These factors open significant opportunities for music from different genres. The panel will discuss opportunities and challenges for international non-mainstream artists in Japan.