Since the 1st of january 2013, FEDELIMA has been a national network which gathers places and projects dedicated to popular music all over France. FEDELIMA’s office is located in Nantes. Its mission is to federate and develop any general interest initiatives in the popular music sector, by helping its members to anticipate cultural, economic, technologic, political and social changes. FEDELIMA supports the development of its members by giving them resources and tools in order to ensure (...)

One of FEDELIMA cross-disciplinary functions is the observation and production of studies and analyses. In this way, FEDELIMA developed a method in 2005 : the Shared and Participatory Observation. This method, or philosophy of action, relies on the support and constant involvement of the venues all along the survey. This methodological approach stimulates the dialogue thanks to a collective work of diagnostic and analyses based from the shared participants’ (...)

The association is managed by an Executive board whose composition pays close attention to be fully representative of the members’ diversity (size of the venue, territory…). This board is composed of 11 administrators, elected for 2 years by the General Assembly which also validates the appointment of diverse functions within the federation: the president the vice president the treasurer the secretary The Executive Board is dealing with day-to-day affairs and decides for (...)

FEDELIMA receives operational support from : Le ministère de la Culture et de la CommunicationLe ministère de la Ville, de la Jeunesse et des Sports Le ministère de la Justice L’Union Européenne - Lifelong Learning Programme Le CNV - Centre National de la chanson des Variétés et du jazz La SACEM FEDELIMA is member of : Live DMA European Network UFISC - Union Fédérale d’Intervention des Structures Culturelles AGI-SON - Agir pour une bonne gestion sonore SMA - Syndicat des Musiques Actuelles CAC (...)