Stop the execution of Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, 22 from Kano Nigeria, accused of “blasphemy”

3 september, 2020|Call, English, Internationaal, Oproepen|

(bron: Freemuse) A Sharia court in the state of Kano on Monday said it had found a 22-year-old musician, Yahaya Aminu Sharif, guilty of using derogatory expressions against the Prophet Mohammed in one of his songs and sentenced him to death by hanging. Sharif had reportedly circulated the song on WhatsApp in March, prompting angry demonstrators to burn down his family house. Media reports said that it wasn't immediately clear how the lyrics violated the local blasphemy law and Sharif may appeal the verdict. Sign the petition

Music In Africa Live launched to fund musicians, educators and professionals

3 september, 2020|English, Internationaal, News|

(bron: Musica in Africa) The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Music In Africa Live (MIAL) project, an initiative that will support musicians and the industry at large to navigate challenges and new realities introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Covering all African countries, the aim of MIAL is to offer financial support to operators, to enable them to create high-quality performances and promote, market and showcase their content to a wider global audience, primarily via digital means, and to facilitate the creation and dissemination of educational content with a view to upskill and enable professionals to adjust and adopt to the [...]

This year we combine face-to-face on online formats

3 september, 2020|Agenda, English, Internationaal|

(bron: Fundació Mediterrània) The Fira is due to combine face-to-face and online formats The 23rd Fira shall reinforce virtual interactions between delegates with the provision of new intranet features  REGISTER HERE Aristic programme in person and online More than 40 shows of music, performing arts and popular culture Professsional activity online Professional conference Project presentations · Speed datings Network meetings Professional in-person schedules Project presentations · Showcases · Open rehearsals PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS HERE

You can now register for MMVV 2020

4 augustus, 2020|Call, English, Internationaal, Oproepen|

(bron: MMVV) The MMVV returns from 14 to 18 September with an online edition full of content to continue promoting live music.This year, and due to the current circumstances, the accreditation is free and gives you access to all the activities and concerts online, to the directory of accredited delegates and to receive information with all the updates.Register yourself through our website http://www.mmvv.cat/en/mvpro and check the schedule of concerts and professional activities, which we will gradually update.We look forward to seeing you at MMVV !!!+ music+ close+ marketThe MMVV team

Delegate’s registration of Fira is open

29 juli, 2020|Call, English, Internationaal, Oproepen|

(bron: Fira Mediterrània de Manresa) DELEGATE'S REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN The 23rd edition of Fira will be held from 13 to 18 October, and is set to combine in-person and online formats. REGISTER HERE ARTISTIC PROGRAMME IN PERSON AND ONLINE More than 40 shows of music, performing arts and popular culturePROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY ONLINE Professional conference Project presentations · Speed datings Network meetings PROFESSIONAL IN-PERSON SCHEDULES Project presentations · Showcases · Open rehearsals PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS HERE

Babel Music XP : Inscriptions / Registrations

28 juli, 2020|Call, English, Internationaal, Oproepen|

(bron: Babel Music XP) Babel Music XP will be held from the 25 to 27 March 2021 at the Dock des Suds in Marseille - France. This event will take place at two points :By day, an international trade fair for music industry professionals, with conferences, round tables, workshops and speed meetings…By night, a festival open to the public featuring a selection of 30 groups selected by an independent jury.The deadline for artists’ registration is midnight on the 29th of July. You still have a few days to submit your application.Groups which have not yet validated their registration forms must do so by midnight on the 29th of [...]

First Set Of Jury Selected Showcase Artists Announced For WOMEX 20

23 juli, 2020|Agenda, English, Internationaal, News|

(bron: womex) We are halfway through 2020 and still exploring the new normal and all that it brings. Some days, challenging. Other days, bright. It varies from day-to-day. Amongst all these wavering emotions and uncertainties, however, one thing remains constant: our enthusiasm for realising WOMEX this October in Budapest, Hungary. "Why?" you might ask. Because our mindset is to make the best out of this challenging situation. We believe that it's our mission to serve, help, and bring as many of our global music community together as possible. It is essential for the cultural sector and an existential necessity for artists and the music business operators that we [...]

BIME PRO 2020: music industry #closerthanever

20 juli, 2020|Call, English, Internationaal, News|

(bron: Bime Pro) BIME PRO convenes the big names in the music industry to debate the future of the sector after the cancellation of over 800,000 concerts worldwide so far this year. The 8th edition of BIME PRO, will take place on the 26th, 27th, 28th, and 29th of October. It will be held in a unique urban setting, downtown Bilbao, supported by an innovative digital ecosystem that will amplify the reach of this unmissable date for music professionals on a global level. “At BIME PRO we believe in the need to feel that we’re closer than ever—closer to all the businesses, professionals, students, institutions, sector entities, brands... to all of us who make up [...]

Update WOMEX Budapest 2020

3 juli, 2020|English, Internationaal, News|

(for English scroll down) De toonaangevende mondiale muziekbeurs WOMEX  staat dit najaar van 21-25 oktober 2020 gepland in Budapest, Hongarije. Normaal gesproken verzorgt World Music Forum NL de gemeenschappelijke vertegenwoordiging tijdens de beurs. Helaas zijn de gevolgen van Covid dusdanig ongewis en roepen zo veel vragen op, dat we hebben besloten dit jaar een pas op de plaats te maken en geen gemeenschappelijke Nederlandse stand tijdens Womex te organiseren. Ben jij wel van plan om naar WOMEX in Budapest te gaan? Volg dan de updates via WOMEX. De deadline  smart-rate registratie staat nu op  10 juli 2020.       The leading global music fair WOMEX is scheduled to take place this [...]

20 years of world music history in one collectors’ edition of Songlines

29 juni, 2020|Call, English, Internationaal, Muziekarchieven, News|

(Advertentie: Songlines) Indulge your passion for the very best music from across the globe in this special edition of Songlines. As the leading world music magazine for the last 20 years, we are uniquely placed to take you on a wonderful retrospective journey through the incredibly diverse music from around the world. Readers can discover the top album releases, artist news and main events for each year since the magazine's launch in 1999. It's a must have for anyone with an interest in our planet's musical heritage. You can order your copy here.