Brighton festival, The Great Escape has made a few announcements, which include international partners and new launched programs.

Latvia and Lithuania have both been named The Great Escape 2016's lead country partners, teaming up with Music Export Latvia and The Lithuanian Music Business Association to bring the best of up and coming Baltic talent. They've also announced a new partnership with Raindance Film Festival uniting music and film enthusiasts. In addition, the festival will be launching 'The Late Escape' programme, focusing on the best upcoming DJs and producers with nights hosted by Ninja Tune and Decked Out.

The Great Escape takes over Brighton from May 19-21. Find more information here.