Bio

Alfons Karabuda is an accomplished composer with more than 30 years of experience in the music industry, he is an integral profile and driving force within the world of music. His current engagements are wide-spreading across the international music industry, with him also being the president of the International Music Council, honorary president of the European Composer and Songwriter Alliance as well as Executive Chairman of SKAP (The Swedish Association of Composers, Songwriters & Lyricists), The Global Node Stockholm and a former expert in the field of artistic rights to the UN Human Rights Council as well as in the cultural committee at the Swedish National Commission for UNESCO.

In addition, he serves as a member of the executive committee of STIM (The Swedish Performing Rights Society), KLYS (the Swedish Joint Committee for Artistic and Literary Professionals), board director of Musiksverige (Music Sweden), The Royal College of Music in Stockholm and the Global Music Vault.

Karabuda is also chairman of the Polar Music Prize Award Committee and member of the board. Karabuda was recently (2021) appointed expert by the Swedish Government on the report Restart for Culture – Recovery and development after Corona.