The Russians are coming! (part 2)

This year’s Midem will also showcase the Russian industry, with special panel sessions and performances. Russian industry execs “are now in a position where they really want to explain what the Russian market is how and how to do business with them,” says MIDEM director Dominique Leguern, adding that the programme “will give some really practical information on how to penetrate the Russian market.”

“Russia! Time for Partnership!” will bring together all facets of the Russian music industry to reveal a sector in a phase of strong growth and evolution, in which the key players are keen to develop international partnerships.

Russia has been under constant criticism over the past few years due to the number of illegal music services that have been targeting consumers worldwide through a loophole in local copyright law. So the presence of the Russian authors’ rights society should generate some interesting discussions.

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