MARS is a music event in its fifth year and organized at the Rytmikorjaamo venue in Seinäjoki, Finland on 29.1.-1.2.2014. The meat and bones of the event consist of seminars, showcase concerts, the Musamessut –music fair that concentrates in music technology and records, as well as a totally unique atmosphere. Every year MARS brings international keynote speakers to Seinäjoki. MARS is organized for music business professionals, academics, students and ardent fans.
MARS is organized by the Seinäjoki unit of the Sibelius Academy (of the University of the Arts Helsinki), Seinäjoki Live Music Association Selmu ry, Rytmi-Instituutti, Frami Oy, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences and Louhimo. The event's main partner is Seinäjoki Business Center SEEK.