…is the lobby for music-lovers, musicians, music journalists, singer/songwriters, producers, music publishers, organizers, presenters, amateurs and pros in the field of song, folk and world music PROFOLK…. offers lobbying and consultancy services for its members, organizes national and international events and projects in the field of musical and cultural entertainment and education, aimed at generating encounter, cultural exchange and understanding between peoples.
PROFOLK Berlin is a member of the DEUTSCHE MUSIKRAT (German Music Council) and also a member of DEUTSCHER KULTURRAT (German Culture Council) , in this case doing lobby work for its members and the connected clubs and institutions. PROFOLK Berlin presents the German song-, folk- and world music scene at national and international trade fairs and conferences.
PROFOLK Berlin offers its members discounts on music insurance and a special contract with GEMA, which enables them to reduce GEMA fees about 20%. PROFOLK Berlin offers its members a network of contacts – nation-wide and also abroad PROFOLK Berlin is co-founder of the now world famous international Tanz & Folk Fest Rudolstadt Festival (Thuringia) and initiator of the “Deutscher Folk Preis”, which in the meantime is presented – under the rule of Rudolstadt and MDR (Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk) – as folk price RUTH