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Geelong connection to Folk Alliance International – Kansas City USA
14 February - 19 February
Una McAlinden who is known across our region for her work in the arts and events, playing a major role in the National Celtic Festival is mixing in some influential circles in the Music industry both nationally and globally. Una is the Executive Director of Folk Alliance Australia – a peak body representing the Folk industry in Australia. Una heads to Kansas City, USA and the Folk Alliance International Conference this week where she will represent Australia on music industry panels, trade sessions and will host the Australian Showcase room featuring and supporting 14 Australian high profile acts to break into new markets and build international connections. This industry conference draws 2,700 artists and industry (agents, managers, publishers, labels, festival/venue presenters, promoters, media) with delegates represented 27 countries. www.folkconference.org