Music Moves Europe – A new support instrument to boost Europe`s musical diversity
Cannes, June 8, 2017 – At MIDEM, the world’s leading music industry event, the European Commission demonstrated their determination to boost and promote European musical diversity. Through their initiative ‘Music Moves Europe’, the EU steps up its effort to create a plan for supporting Europe’s music sector – a sector with significant economic potential and societal impact. “Music is a vibrant expression of Europe’s cultural diversity. It has the power to unite us, to teach and transmit values and to enrich people`s lives”, said Michel Magnier, Director for Culture and Creativity at DG Education, Youth, Sport and Culture of the European Commission.