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Icelandic music festival first to reach 50% female acts

by Futures Centre, Aug 1
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Iceland Airwaves, a festival this November, is one of 109 music festivals that have joined the Keychange Initiative to address gender inequality at live music events. With more than 50% of Iceland Airwave’s confirmed acts as female, the event promises to be the first major festival to achieve the initiative’s 50/50 gender objective.

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The European Union-backed Keychange Initiative includes BBC Proms and South By Southwest among other notable festival signatories.

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