On 22 November, the Music Moves Europe Awards 2022 announced their 15 nominees, including Ladaniva from Armenia and Alina Pash from Ukraine.
The Music Moves Europe Awards are the EU Prize to support emerging artists in developing their international careers.
An international jury will select five winning artists from among the nominees and one artist will win the Grand Jury Award. Each winner will receive €10.000, the winner of the Grand Jury Award will receive €10.000 and a green touring voucher worth €5.000. One of the artists will receive the Public Choice Award, based on the outcome of the online vote available through the MME website.
All winners will be revealed at the Music Moves Europe Awards ceremony on 20 January 2022 at ESNS in Groningen, the Netherlands. The 2021 Public Choice Award Winner, the Ukrainian hip hop artist Alyona Alyona, is now a member of the jury of the Music Moves Awards.
Ladaniva is a multicultural band creating world music with a fresh touch of Armenian folk and other traditional forms, including maloya, Balkanbeat, reggae, Arabic, and African influences.
Alina Pash is a 100% Bitanga (ruthenian dialect for ‘hooligan’) who breaks the system of old stereotypes. Her authentic style is a mix of electronic music, hip hop, pop and ethnic folk.
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