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How to prepare your tour with music instruments containing protected species?

Travelling with musical instruments containing parts of protected species listed by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) requires an in-depth preparation. Whereas in the past, there was no risk factor to cross international borders with such an instrument, (long existing CITES rules were largely unimplemented), the situation […]

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FEVIS discounts Nov 2014 – Hello Stage Deal

We are happy to have a very special deal for FEVIS members       FEVIS Ensembles get our largest MAHLER package for the price of the smallest Package. So they pay only EUR 190 for the first year instead of EUR 990 Promoters incl. festivals present in Berlin get our largest GRAND HALL package for the price of the […]

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a change in withheld income tax abroad! (2)

As stated in a previous article on taxation, the OECD income tax treaty model’s commentary was reviewed this year and has directly impacted article 17 that regulates withholding income tax for artists and sportsmen. This commentary is a text that explains to Member States the different options and stakes of articles included in the Tax Treaty […]

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French ensembles : facts & figures

All you have ever wanted to know about French independent ensembles: their activities, staff costs, revenues including public ressources and private sponsors, export, average number of concerts, educational work…. Based on 2012 data, they also show trends and evolutions between 2010 and 2012. The summary of this 6 month – study is available in English […]

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Artistic collaborations among ensembles

European ensembles have been working together for years. FEVIS Europe initiative is meant to encourage mobility, and artistic collaborations among European ensembles are part of it. Some members have been searching for direct ways to get in touch with European counterparts to build new co-productions and artistic projects. We have just opened a section that is […]

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June Newsletter 2014

Find here our June 2014 Newsletter, udaptes and new tools for our members and partners : events, classical next, best practice, visas, instruments…  

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a change in income tax abroad !

In the context of the work achieved by FEVIS members and their partners on withholding taxes while performing abroad, the participants to the October 3rd 2013 expert meeting in London have shared their experiences and learned from Dick Moleenar, tax expert from the Netherlands. Following this meeting, FEVIS sent its formal recommendations to European and […]

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Newsletter Spring 2014

Find here our Spring 2014 Newsletter, udaptes and new tools for our members and partners : events, classical next, best practice, visas, instruments…

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touring in France – attend our professional breakfast

FEVIS Europe is planning a professional breakfast to answer all the questions you may have on France, its organizers, networks, negotiations and prices, its “artistic trends” and media. This informal meeting is dedicated to independent music ensembles, from medieval to contemporary music, from any country. Guest speaker: Ian Malkin was trained at Lancaster University. He […]

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