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June
Teosto distributed more than EUR 26 million to music authors and publishers
13.06.2024
Today, on 13 June, the Finnish Composers’ Copyright Society Teosto distributed EUR 26.6 million in royalties to composers, lyricists, arrangers and music…
Kuvituskuva
Registering a work created with the aid of artificial intelligence
As a Teosto member, you have agreed in the membership agreement to submit work notifications for your works and to report all relevant information concerning…
Teosto publishes instructions for registering music produced with the help of artificial intelligence
12.06.2024
Teosto has published new instructions concerning the registration of music produced with the help of artificial intelligence. The guidelines are based on…
AI in the Creative Industry
The EU AI Act was unanimously approved by the Member States at the Coreper meeting in early February 2024. The Act's official entry into force still requires…
Government Programme Objectives
Growth for the Creative Industries Our objectives for…
DIY -Musiikintekijä kuuntelee musiikkia
Teosto from a DIY Artist’s Perspective
Do you write and publish your own music without a publisher or record company? You are one of a growing group of music authors known by different titles: DIY…
Music Rights and Royalties
The performance and reproduction of music is subject to various rights and royalties. On this page, you will find a brief information package on the main…
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Support for Internationalisation
As our member, you will be paid royalties also when your music is played abroad. We have a wide international network, and we will provide services and advise…
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Services for Composers
Teosto’s basic services are identical for both composers of contemporary music and authors of popular music. However, some practical matters, such as grants…
For New Members
Welcome as a member of Teosto! We are happy to have you as a part of Finland’s largest community of music authors. On this page, you can find essential…
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Performances Abroad
For live performances abroad, a performance notification must be submitted in our web service so that we can pay you the performing right royalties. Report the…
Report and Claim Music Usage
With a claim, you can inform us about the use of your music in foreign radio, TV and online services. You can make the claim immediately after the performance…
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How to Submit a Performance Notification
If you do not have web service login credentials for a performer yet, you can get them by logging in with your Finnish online banking credentials or mobile…
May
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Using Music Online and on Social Media
Osta musiikin käyttölupa verkossa tapahtuviin tapahtumiin, livestriimeihin ja musiikkia sisältäviin tallenteisiin.
Porin Jazz tapahtuma
Licences and Prices
I don't have a licence yet: Do you organise events, concerts festivals or other event where you play music or do you use music online? Below, you find…
Organising Events with Music
Organising events and using music at gigs, concerts, corporate events and parties always requires a licence, regardless if they are live events or streamed…
Youtube mobiililaitteelta katsottuna
Music on websites, social media, and downloading and streaming services
Music on websites, social media, and downloading and streaming services …
Liisa Ketomäki appointed CEO of Teosto Cultural Foundation
28.05.2024
The recently established Teosto Cultural Foundation has appointed Liisa Ketomäki (MA, MSSc) as its CEO. Ketomäki is an international leader with considerable…
Use of Music in Education

Recordings and AV productions
Teosto distributed more than EUR 26 million to music authors and publishers …
Concerts, Festivals, Conventions
Concerts, Festivals, Conventions …
Instructions for Choirs
In addition to performing at events organised by others, many choirs also organise concerts and events themselves. If the choir is the organising party, you…
A strong 2023 for Teosto – more and more music authors and publishers receive Teosto royalties
16.05.2024
Teosto, which collects music copyright royalties for composers, lyricists, arrangers and music publishers in Finland, increased its revenue by almost 4%, from…
Teosto’s key figures in 2023
Teosto’s key figures in 2023 Royalties collected by Teosto Distributions from Teosto to music authors and…
Annual report 2023
2023 was a strong year for Teosto, as both the amount of royalties we collected and our total distribution to music composers, lyricists, arrangers and music…
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Licences for Restaurants

If music is playing in the restaurant, a licence is required. The type of licence required depends on a few factors:

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Licence Pricing and Invoicing
The amount of royalties paid for the use of music, that is the price of the different licences, is based on the significance of music in the user’s…
How to Use the Web Service
With our easy-to-use web service, you can take care of your matters when it suits you best. You can use the service to report new works and live performances,…
Complaints
Complaints can be submitted in the web service to correct a distribution. You can submit a complaint after a distribution if you notice any omissions or errors…
April
The Teosto Prize 2024 goes to the works of Minna Leinonen and Tinyhawk & Bizzarro
22.04.2024
The winners of the 2024 Teosto Prize are Minna Leinonen’s composition …and we are rotating with it and Jenni Kinnunen’s compositions and Kinnunen’s and…
Discrimination in the music industry still prevalent – discrimination based on ethnicity, age or gender is especially common
02.04.2024
Discrimination and inappropriate treatment are still prevalent in the Finnish music industry. For example, up to 61% of individuals belonging to ethnic…
March
Teosto distributes EUR 12.5 million to music authors and publishers
21.03.2024
Today, on 21 March 2024, Teosto has distributed a total of EUR 12.5 million in royalties to composers, lyricists, arrangers, and music publishers. Of this…
New ISNI Identifier creates better opportunities for international author identification
12.03.2024
A recently completed report  examines the benefits of the ISNI identifier and its potential to copyright management organisations (CMO). This unique…
February
Seven works of music nominated for the 2024 Teosto Prize
27.02.2024
The nominees for the 2024 Teosto Prize were selected from Finnish works of music published or premiered in 2023. The Teosto Prize, which was first awarded in…
Survey to Collect Information about Equality and Discrimination in the Finnish Music Industry
16.02.2024
Teosto is releasing a survey aimed at individuals working in the music industry, with the objective of assessing the state of equality and discrimination…
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