Halifax Pop Explosion (HPX) is an international music festival that welcomes between October 23rd and October 26th more than 100 groups and solo artists and more than 20,000 people (pro and public) from around the world. Since 1993, HPX has always been one step ahead of industry trends, programming emerging groups – from Stereolab to Arcade Fire. In 2019, the festival will celebrate its 27th anniversary as one of the most important and anticipated musical events in Canada.

The Halifax Pop Explosion Conference aims to bring together industry professionals, artists and fans from around the world to discuss current trends, topics and issues in the music industry. The conference attracts mainly Canadian delegates, in 2018 there were about 30 international delegates.

For the first time, Halifax Pop Explosion and The Export Office are offering one or two groups to participate in the 2019 edition!

Support by the HPX festival for the artist and a person close to him:

$200 CDN
artist bracelet for the duration of the festival
access to the conference
individual meetings with delegates
$25 meal vouchers

To apply, please send the following information in English to this address: [email protected]

short bio of the artist
export strategy and in particular on Canada (French and English speaking)
past dates, pro inter inter inter entourage already in place, etc.
technical data sheet

Deadline: 5 August 2019.