ESNS to Focus on Poland in 2024

EABS at ESNS20 Pic: Bart Heemskerk

ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) is proud to announce Poland as the Focus Country for 2024. In close cooperation with Music Export Poland and partners, the Focus on Poland will be officially announced at NEXT Fest on April 20th. Every year ESNS highlights the very best emerging acts from a different country, showcasing the diversity of musical talent across Europe. The artist applications for the upcoming edition – for all European artists – are open from May 1st.

Tamara Kamińska and Marek Hojda from Music Export Poland comment. “It is an absolute pleasure and joy for us to coordinate the focus on Poland at next year’s ESNS. Polish music has been recognised and present on world stages for decades, but next year there will be a great chance to showcase those artists and bands who are only at the threshold of a promising career. It is also a unique opportunity for our industry to present itself in all its potential – with festivals, concert venues, institutions and organizations that make us, as a music market, have a lot to offer international partners.

ESNS Head of Programma Robert Meijerink is proud to have Poland on board for the next edition and comments, “We are delighted to welcome Poland as the focus country of ESNS 2024. Poland has a remarkably rich history in various genres such as loud music, jazz, electronic and pop. We look forward to showcasing the best up- and coming artists from Poland and Focus on the ever growing and interesting live music scene including an impressive amount of beautiful Festivals.”

In the past ESNS has highlighted many successful Polish acts, such as Brodka, EABS, Hania Rani, Bloto, Dobrawa Czocher, Trupa Trupa, and Perfect Son.

European acts wishing to play ESNS 2024 will be able to submit an online application for a showcase at the festival from May 1 until September 1, 2023, at

Registrations for ESNS 2024, which takes place from January 17 – 20, 2024 are now available through the ESNS website.