Future Echoes is Sweden’s new showcase festival that kicks off the 16-18th September, 2021 in Norrköping, Sweden. The festival but will be held annually in February starting in 2022. The festival will have 100 artists from around the world and an international music conference with international speakers. The festival is held at several venues in central Norrköping. Applications from bands in 50 different countries have already been received and applications will stay open until June. The festival has gotten off to a good start and already has several international collaborations with artist exchanges, through the collaboration with the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in Norrköping.
Since the start in June 2020, Future Echoes has already been represented at international showcase festivals both in panels and with exchanges with Swedish artists who have made appearances including Mu:Con (South Korea), SIM Sao Paulo (Brazil), Indie Week (Canada), Mondo NYC (USA), Tokyo Music Market (Japan), Break Out West (Canada), Amplify: LX (Luxembourg), Cranc (Spain), Rio Music Market (Brazil), Pin TV (Macedonia) and more to come.
Future Echoes is run by the non-profit association Discover Sensation and is produced in collaboration with the Norrköping company United Vision AB and 3Notes in Belgium.