Family event

A license to play music as part of a family event such as a wedding, bar/bat mitzvah, birthdays, brit- does not include a business event

2024 Tariff

Family events (such as a wedding, brit, birthday, henna, bar/bat mitzvah, etc.) playing protected music from the Acum repertoire as part of a family event, by any means, whether through a DJ, background music, a singer, a band, a Hasidic band , an orchestra of musicians, broadcasting devices and/or any other means, must be licensed by Acum in advance without distinction if the events are held in the evening or any other hours of the day (afternoon/morning events, etc).

Arranging a license for a family event gives the user permission to publicly perform protected works from the Acum repertoire as part of a single event, which takes place at a specific time and in a specific place, and this subject to compliance with the terms of the license which include the obligation to report the location and time of the event and to pay the license fee to Acum in accordance with the tariff detailed below.

The license does not grant the right to publicly perform protected works from the Acum repertoire at an event of a business nature such as: a company event, an event for employee committees.

Family event tariff:

 351 NIS including VAT for each individual event and must be settled up to 72 hours before the date of the event.

The main conditions in the license for a family event are:

Reporting and payment of license fees in advance – up to 72 hours before the family event, the license applicant must contact Acum and report the location and date of the event, and settle the license fee of  351 NIS including VAT .

For full terms of the license click here.

Event venue owner – a framework agreement for the event venue owner sets the conditions for arranging licenses for public performance of works from the Acum repertoire at family events.

The main terms of the framework agreement: (1) The business owners undertake that they will not publicly perform and will not allow the public performance of protected works at an event held in their business, unless it has been presented to them and/or is in their possession, up to 72 hours before the date of the event (2) Deposit for payment: The business owner will deposit a cash deposit with Acum, which will be repaid by Acum, in the amount of NIS 5,000 including VAT. This deposit will be used to guarantee the proper arrangement of licenses during the entire period of the agreement; (3) Implementation fee: In respect of fulfilling all the business owner’s obligations, Acum will pay the business owner a fixed annual amount of NIS 2,500 including VAT as reimbursement of expenses for the previous year. It is clarified that reimbursement of expenses will be paid only to a business owner whose business held at least 100 events in the calendar year of payment, for which a license was arranged and/or a royalty was paid as detailed in the agreement.

Limitations of the license: The license does not include advertising use of the works, including the creation of a connection between the work/works and the product/service, use of moral rights, use of the right to create derivative works, performance rights, record rights and any other right not expressly mentioned therein.

Acum tariffGeneral Conditions:

  1. The above tariffs are published by ACUM Ltd- the Authors, Composers & Music Publishers Society in Israel (hereinafter “ACUM”). The rates are determined at ACUM’s discretion and exclusive responsibility.
  2. These tariffs do not constitute license to use works from ACUM repertoire. To obtain a license, the client has to apply to ACUM by written and prior the beginning of the usage of the work.
  3. The final license fees are calculated according to data and parameters relevant to each client. Any applicant for a license undertakes to provide ACUM with any information required for the calculation of feasible and appropriated license fees.
  4. ACUM reserves the right to change the tariffs from time to time.
  5. In case of contradiction between any terms of the published tariffs and  those on the license agreed and signed by the licensee, the content of this license shall take precedence.
  6. The sums detailed on the tariffs include Value Added Tax (VAT).
  7. All the above is subject to the terms applicable to ACUM according to the determinations of the Antitrust Tribunal.