Recipients of travel support to Reeperbahn 2023 announced

The Reeperbahn Festival, which takes place in Hamburg, is Germany’s largest platform for the music and digital creative industries. The Reeperbahn Festival conference offers industry representatives a programme of sessions, networking events, matchmaking events, showcases, meetings and award shows. In 2023, all visitors from the music business will once again have the chance to network and exchange ideas face to face, on site. They can also attend the scheduled conferences and numerous partner events at various venues right across the Reeperbahn quarter, including sessions, meetings, workshops and showcases.


Music Estonia is pleased to announce the recipients of the travel support grant for Reeperbahn 2023:

Heavy Music Estonia

Non-Governmental Organization that brings together heavy music professionals. 

Estonian Funk Embassy (Ehtertainment OÜ)

One-stop-shop for everything funk, soul, disco related.

Faar Music

Independent record label, publishing, and management company.

MYM.EE (Migrek OÜ)

Artist management, events and concert organiser.


Artists management, music studio and production, publishing.

Royal Mystery

Serving global creative agencies with vocal & sound talent.  

Tier Music

Artist driven strategy to build careers both locally and internationally.

Tier Music Publishing

Small collective of like-minded music enthusiasts, providing publishing and sync services for artists, producers, and writers.


The jury, consisting of Jaan Jaago (EAÜ board member), Thea Zaitsev (Music Estonia council member), Ivo Lille (music adviser to the Ministry of Culture), Mihkel Sirelpuu (sector expert) and Ingrid Kohtla (sector expert), reviewed applications for both support from the Ministry of Culture and Estonian Authors Society (EAÜ) / Music Estonia export fund. Kadi Haljand, EAS creative economy advisor, participated in the jury’s work as an observer. The work of the jury is coordinated by Music Estonia project manager Marili Randla.

Each year labels, partners, and music export offices showcase their new and aspiring artists at Reeperbahn Festival, providing a great complement to the festival’s curated concert programme. About 50 German and international showcases present exciting bands and solo artists to a large audience of fans, media representatives, and trade professionals.


Following the success of last year’s activities, Music Estonia will again hold a pre-meeting for the Estonian delegation as well as conduct a networking event at Reeperbahn in collaboration with Hamburg Music. Project is supported by the Estonian Ministry of Culture.

Music Estonia thanks all of the applicants for their interest. The strong response this open call received reflects the industry’s desire for international growth and underscores the importance of such funding initiatives. The EAÜ/ME export fund remains open to new applicants. Five suitable applicants can receive 500 euro each of travel support to attend industry events in Europe.

Music Estonia is also able to extend an offer exclusively to Estonian delegates to purchase conference tickets for € 299,- (incl. VAT and system fee) instead of the regular price of € 489. There are also modest discounts off hotels available in the delegate hotel Arcotel Onyx. Please contact for more information.