International music producers Serious are delighted to announce the launch of Take Five: Europe, produced with the support of the European Commission and partners across the continent.

Culture Programme of the European Union

The Culture Programme of the European Union aims to encourage and support cultural cooperation within Europe in order to bring the European common cultural heritage to the fore. The programme mainly promotes trans-national mobility of cultural players; trans-national circulation of artistic and cultural works and products; and intercultural dialogue and exchanges.


Arts Council England

Serious is a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England. Serious' Continuing Professional Development work is supported by Arts Council England.


Adam Mickiewicz Institute

Adam Mickiewicz Institute is a state cultural institution whose task is to promote Polish culture around the world and actively participate in international cultural exchange. The Adam Mickiewicz Institute realised promotional projects in 26 countries, among them Great Britain, Russia, Israel, Benelux countries, Spain, Austria, Sweden, France, Germany, Ukraine, Lithuania, Algeria, Morocco, India and China. As part of these projects IAM organized over 3,500 cultural events which gathered an audience of 20,000,000 people on three continents.



Sacem develops cultural programs to sustain creation, production and distribution of new works. Renewal of repertoires, sustain of live shows and support professionalization of  young creators constitute priorities of its commitment where jazz and improvised music play a large part.


Jerwood Charitable Foundation

The Jerwood Charitable Foundation is dedicated to imaginative and responsible revenue funding of the arts, supporting artists to develop and grow at important stages in their careers. They work with artists across art forms, from dance and theatre to literature, music and the visual arts.


PRS for Music Foundation

The PRS for Music Foundation (PRSF) is the UK's leading funder of new music across all genres. Since March 2000 it has supported over 4,000 new music initiatives to the tune of over £14 million. Widely respected as an adventurous and proactive funding body, PRSF supports an exceptional range of new music activity by awarding grants and leading partnership programmes to support music sector development.

Website is a program of Music Center the Netherlands to improve the international position of Dutch bands and to enlarge their possibilities abroad. The program focuses on promotion and support of artists and increased international expertise for artist managers.


Take Five Europe, Serious, 51 Kingsway Place, Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0LU

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