Dijana Lakus, Manager at PAF!
Passionate for art, music, festivals & events, Dijana Lakus started as a artist manager and booking agent turning into promoter (Bob Dylan, QOTSA, Manic Street Preachers, Conor Oberst, Beatsteaks, Enter Shikari…), project manager, pr & event manager. Last years majorly involved in festivals from Outlook, Dimensions & Seasplash in Croatia to Glastonbury to Secret Garden Party in UK. Her newest involvement is art festival DEV9T in Serbia. Also works as consultant and teaches art management at universities & music schools all over Europe. Active member of International Music Managers Forum.
What is your favourite part about your job?
Music, People, Creativity, Challenge, Traveling, Wider perspective, Diversity
What do you look for in an artist you want to work with?
Talent, Uniqueness, Live performance, Songwriting skills, Dedication
What is one thing you wish more people knew about your job?
Event manager / coordinator is among top 5 stressful jobs
Who is your role model?
Favourite non-music-related pastime?
Go-to Karaoke song?
What is one thing you always pack when you go to a music festival?
Poutine, shawarma or pho?