Exploring and Emphasising Women’s Voices at Sacrum Profanum Festival in Krakow


  • Karolina Golemo Institute of Intercultural Studies, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Krakow, Poland


Sacrum Profanum, agency festivals, Polish contemporary music, female composers, female artists


Sacrum Profanum festival stands as one of the prominent musical events in Krakow. The festival is recognised for its unique fusion of contemporary classical music with electronic sounds, jazz and other genres. Alongside its artistic and musical endeavours, the Sacrum Profanum festival remains dedicated to social issues, meticulously promoting gender balance in its lineup, and constantly contributing to the social debate about gender equality in the cultural sector in Poland. The main aim of this article is to analyse the presence of women during the 2020 edition of the festival, with special focus on the socio-cultural message conveyed by the female artists (composers and performers) that actively contributed to that edition.


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How to Cite

Golemo, Karolina. 2023. “Exploring and Emphasising Women’s Voices at Sacrum Profanum Festival in Krakow”. MUZIKOLOGIJA-MUSICOLOGY, no. 35 (December). Belgrade, Serbia:19-35. https://muzikologija-musicology.com/index.php/MM/article/view/109.