Katja Thalerová

Katja is leading partnerships and sponsorships of the SHARPE festival, which is the main project of a LALA Slovak Music Export, where she works as a Project Manager.

Katja’s love for music is mirrored also by her work as a booker and manager of several Slovak bands (Tolstoys, Sam Handwich, Walterschnitzelson and so on). As a production manager she is involved in indie regional Flaam festival and seasonally in the biggest Slovak music festivals as Pohoda, Next and Grape festival. In addition to these projects, she occasionally collaborates with other festivals, cultural events and artists. Currently she studies PhD studies at Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, where she runs a couple of lectures as a teacher. Her activities also include popularisation of working in culture and music industry. Katja is included in the ranking of New Bosses 2023 according to IQ Magazine. Currently she is also part of the emerging DJ duo Benefits with Friends 🙂